Learn how we will make it our New Years resolution to end the trade of dog meat. To many dogs are suffering, it has to stop.
Since 2014 Jakarta Animal Aid Network (JAAN) and Animal Friends Jogja (AFJ) have investigated the dog meat trade in Jakarta, Bandung, Cianjur, Pangandaran, Jogyakarta and Solo. Besides the different types of slaughtering , we have also focused a lot on the heavy traffic of dogs transported from 1 city to another or even from 1 island to another. Public health risks are involved as well as the direct violations of regulations transporting dogs from areas where rabies is epidemic entering cities that have been declared rabies free. A number of detailed reports have been sent to the Government. The world Health Organization (WHO) stated in 2008 that one of the causes of the spreading of rabies is the transportation of dogs ie. the dog meat trade.
This year JAAN, AFJ and Change For Animals Foundation (CFAF) have continued investigation in Solo, Medan, Manado as well as Sukabumi . A big source of the dogs from Sukabumi (which is NOT rabies free) are transported to Jakarta (which IS rabies free) to be brutally slaughtered and consumed.
After 2 months of investigation in Sukabumi we can confirm that between 25 – 45 dogs per week from Sukabumi enter Jakarta (of course many more dogs enter Jakarta on a weekly basis from other areas such as Cianjur and Pangandaran, also areas that are NOT free from rabies).
In this video you can see Lola and Ina, 2 female dogs caught in Sukabumi, transported to Jakarta and bought by JAAN (by our undercover team) . We wanted to confirm how easy it would be to order dogs from Sukabumi from the trucks that go back and forth weekly, to deliver to suppliers in Jakarta. Sadly, it was extremely easy. Lola and Ina had a horrible, traumatic experience, but these girls are the lucky ones!
Besides the horrific ways these poor dogs are slaughtered, all the diseases that are carried can be transferred to humans, the dog meat trade is becoming a NATIONAL HEALTH THREAT! It is time the Government takes this serious and puts an end to the dog meat trade!
If you want to help, both Lola and Ina are currently up for adoption, please help us and them by giving them a loving and forever home! If interested, email email@example.com.
To read about our full 'Dogs Are Not Food' Campaign, Click here.