Dog and cat fur used for bags, toys and clothes in China.


United States of America

Vocalization indicates some level of consciousness, and in this case pain.
Intermittently workmen throw buckets of water on the blood-splattered floor. When this water splashes on the bleeding and dying dogs, some rouse and move or convulse. Dogs are handled very roughly, with a rabies pole initially and then thrown around by the legs. A cage in the killing room contains live dogs. One dog sitting up looks out at the terrifying acts occurring just a few feet before him. This must be extraordinarily frightening for the poor animal.

As domesticated animals, dogs befriend and trust humans. Capture and slaughter of dogs for human food is a betrayal of these loyal companions. Even if dog meat consumption were somehow condoned, this slaughterhouse is crude and cruelly inhumane.