Thailand’s illicit dog meat industry

Here’s an interesting GlobalPost video about the illicit, mafia-run dog meat industry in northeast Thailand. (The video is graphic, so view it with caution.)

The story is part of series on the topic. Here are the rest of the dispatches.

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  1. Interesting. Kickstarts the argument ‘is dog meat really that different from cow meat?’ I also like the related posts link underneath – both for posts on hot dogs. 😀

    1. Always an interesting comparison, Greg. Of course, many people — particularly those who come from cultures where dog ownership is common — would point out that humans don’t keep cows as pets.