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Vietnam′s Dog Meat Culture Clashes With Modern Tastes 

ASIA Author Ate Hoekstra (Ho Chi Minh City) Vietnam’s dog meat culture clashes with modern tastes Vietnamese officials in Hanoi have asked residents to stop eating dog meat, citing health and public image concerns. Vendors and enthusiasts now fear a nationwide ban on what they consider to be a traditional delicacy. Hoang has been eating dog […]

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Saving, Protecting, and Respecting Dogs – in Hanoi 

Mandala said: “We promote the idea that all lives are precious, and that our animals such as cats and dogs are ‘friends, not food.’By providing free veterinary care for our staff members’ pets, we send a message into the surrounding communities that dogs and cats are important and need routine medical care, just like humans.” […]