05 Aug '12, 7pm

1,200 Dogs Saved from Meat Trucks:

Everyone at Soi Dog would like to thank Laura Simpson and Harmony Fund for their support in helping the rescued victims from the dog meat trade. We would also like to thank the large number of people here on Care2 who have come forwarded in support of the rescued animals and in helping to end the “Trade of Shame”. Soi Dog is working on two fronts at the moment: 1. Helping the rescued dogs. 2. Bringing the dog meat smuggling trade to an end. It is very important to understand that the people of Thailand are abhorred by this practice and that it is run by what are in effect well organized crime syndicates. The smugglers take both street dogs and stolen pets. The trade is illegal, though not due to animal welfare laws but rather laws pertaining to the export of live animals. Soi Dog and other animal welfare groups in Thailand have in the recent past put forward draft legislat...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/1200-dogs-saved-from-meat-tru...

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