South Korean President Wants to Ban Eating Dog Meat

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People.com — South Korean President Moon Jae-in recently expressed support for a ban on the country’s traditional practice of eating dog meat.

The South Korean president is an avid dog lover and has several canines, including one rescue named Tory, who was the first rescue dog to live in the Blue House — the official residence of South Korea’s president — according to The Guardian.

According to his spokesperson, the president said during a meeting with South Korean prime minister on Monday, “Hasn’t the time come to prudently consider prohibiting dog meat consumption?”

According to CBS News, roughly 1 million dogs are eaten yearly in South Korea.

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