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February 23, 2020 - The Age

Millions of dogs and cats butchered in Asia amid disease risks: animal groups report

Millions of dogs and cats butchered in Asia amid disease risks: animal groups report
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As the coronavirus crisis grinds on, animal campaigners operating in Asia are shining a light on the staggering number of dogs and cats butchered for human consumption.

Dog and cat meat is available in many live-animal markets and restaurants, whose visitors are mostly locals, but may also include tourists, especially from South Korea and China.

The trade and eating of companion and wild animals not only causes immense suffering, but also poses serious risks to human health, such as the spread of rabies.

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