Pets stolen, slaughtered and turned into bar snacks in Cambodia’s dog meat trade
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Around three million dogs are being stabbed, drowned, clubbed, hanged and sold on for meat every year in Cambodia.
The trade is largely supplied by stolen pets, strays or unwanted dogs sold to passing motorcyclists for aluminium pots and pans.
Captured creatures spend their days in small and rusty iron cages waiting for their gruesome deaths.
Workers at unlicensed slaughterhouses are exposed to deadly health risks like rabies and say they are being traumatised by the day-to-day killings.
Ken Chan, who slices the throats of up to six dogs a day, burst into tears as he... read more
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