House Passes Official Dog & Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act

House Passes Official Dog & Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act

Advertisement While countries including China, South Korea, and Thailand are notorious for slaughtering dogs and cats for the purpose of consumption, most Americans are surprised to learn the issue also hits close to home. There is evidence of an underground market for the sale and purchase of dog and cat meat in the U.S., and until recently, 44 states allowed individuals to kill pets and sell the meat as food. Thanks to a rare bipartisan cooperation, that practice is on its way to being illegal across the country. On Wednesday, the House passed…continue reading →