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British Talk Show Guests Say Korean ‘culture’s not an excuse’ Over Dog Meat Farms

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Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this post attributed the quotes below to Claire Bass in error when it was actually Pip Tomson. We apologize for the error.

A clip from “This Morning,” a weekday morning talk show for British network ITV, received negative attention online for insensitivity towards Korean culture in regard to eating dogs.

Shocking Video Shows Man Sacrificing Dog to Ward Off Evil Spirits From New Car

Chinese netizens are up in arms over a man’s brutal killing of a dog in an alleged form of “blood sacrifice” for a new car.

An unnamed man from the province of Hunan reportedly bought a new Volkswagen SUV and decided to kill a dog to “ward off evil spirits” and “ensure safety” in his future driving. The incident was captured in disturbing footage posted on video sharing site Pear Video, reports Shanghaiist.

Restaurant Owner Who Killed Dogs for Hot Pot Caught By Vigilante After High-Speed Chase in China

A restaurant owner from Yichang in Hubei Province, China who hunts dogs using a crossbow turned himself in after an outraged vigilante relentlessly chased him down.

The suspect, who was only identified by his surname Du, surrendered himself to the authorities on Wednesday when the car he was driving was hit from behind by the vigilante who caught him red-handed.

Rescued Horse’s Reaction to New Home in Indonesia Will Make You Cry Tears of Joy

Chester, the horse that was beaten by his owner in a viral video, is now safe and sound at his new home thanks to the Jakarta Animal Aid Network (JAAN), a non-governmental organization based in Indonesia.

Many netizens were furious after a video from Depok, Indonesia went viral, showing a carriage driver whipping and abusing his exhausted horse lying on the street. Some people actually tried to contact local authorities to take action against the animal cruelty.

Pet Owner Demands Answers After Dog Suffers Severe Injuries From Airport Staff in China

The owner of a golden retriever is demanding answers from the staff at Tianhe International Airport in Hubei’s capital of Wuhan after the dog was allegedly brutalized while airport staff attempted to catch it.

The 11-month-old pooch’s 23-year-old owner said that this dog, identified by Metro as Er Mao, suffered severe injuries to its eyes and body after being handled by airport staff.

Taiwan Just Became the First Asian Country to Ban Eating Cats and Dogs

Taiwan has introduced new animal welfare laws that could hand out fines for eating dog or cat meat as well as prison time for those who torture and kill animals.

Approved by the Legislative Yuan on Tuesday, Taiwan’s Animal Protection Act amendments prohibit the sale, purchase or consumption of dog or cat meat, and in doing so will make Taiwan the first Asian country to pass such legislation, according to the China Post.