These Deadly Thieves Would Take Your Dog

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Inside illegal dog meat slaughterhouses in the Philippines, the collars of the dead are everywhere. Scattered on tables. Hanging like trophies from ceilings. Speckled with blood. Each one a haunting reminder that someone’s beloved pet was snatched, bound and gagged without food or water in stifling heat, then tortured and butchered. And all so some […]

Help us fight the Philippine Dog Meat Trade

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The Philippines is a renowned tourism and business destination in the western Pacific. Heartbreakingly, it harbours a dark secret: The Dog Meat Trade. Since first visiting more than two decades ago, and witnessing cruelty on a vast scale, I have been determined to end this terrible trade. As the video above shows, entering a slaughterhouse […]

Animal Welfare vs. the Terror Threat

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As an activist and lifelong campaigner for animals, heightened terror threats are little barrier to the work of Medino Yebron. In the month leading up to his 67th birthday, the inspirational Network for Animals veterinarian organised visits to more than 20 Philippine governing executives, and 26 school leaders. In Medino’s own words: “The peace and […]

Video Introduction: Organized Horse Fighting

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Our latest video will make one thing clear: Organized horse fighting needs to be stopped. Male horses are forced to bite, kick and strike each other with their hooves, inflicting serious injuries until one of them submits, flees or dies. Gouges, gashes and broken limbs sustained during fights are serious and can be fatal. The […]

Video Introduction: Philippine Dog Meat Trade

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The Philippine dog meat trade is responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands of dogs every year. These deaths are not quick. They are not painless. In fact, they are among the worst acts of animal cruelty performed on our planet today. In 1981, I first visited the Philippines and witnessed the cruelty first-hand. […]

Five dogs rescued from Philippine dog hell.

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Picture the fate of these poor dogs. One moment, you’re safe walking with your loving owner. Then, in a flash you’re grabbed and abducted into the dog meat trade. Whisked away on the back of a motorcycle, your mouth is tied shut, you’re thrown into a cage, you’re TERRIFIED. No food, no water. Only agonising […]

NFA Tackle ‘Zorro’ Knifing of Pigs in Philippines.

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Network for Animals is taking on the illegal practice of ‘Zorro’ pig-marking in the Philippines. Slaughterhouse workers slash the owner’s name into each live pig’s back with knives and machete; the pigs are not anesthetised and endure extreme pain. The term Zorro came into colloquial use as a reference to the sword-wielding hero of the […]

Quick thinking saved these dogs from the human dinner plate.

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As evening fell on Sunday March 5th, three frightened dogs were expecting to see daylight for the final time. Thanks to the quick thinking of our team, they are still alive. We spotted the cage at the side of the road in Biñan, south of Manila. As Network for Animals’ supporters know all-too-well, it is routine for dog meat […]

New Action on Dog Meat

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We recently discovered San Miguel signage at a restaurant serving dog meat. Please join the campaign to ask them to remove it and condemn this illegal trade. In March we visited the Comiles 2 Restaurant on the Marcos Highway in the Philippines, a well known and long standing dog meat restaurant in Baguio, as part […]

NFA Partners with Government

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New cooperation between Network for Animals and the Philippines government signals a new era in the campaign to end the illegal trade in dog meat. After years of diplomatic and political pressure, 2012 has seen a huge step forward in our operation in the Philippines.  Following letters between our ambassador in Manila, Stephen Lillie, and […]

Disaster Relief: Animal Victims of Typhoon Koppu

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[box] >> Please donate to assist our disaster relief efforts today >> [/box] Typhoon Koppu has wreaked havoc on the northern Philippines, with half a million people forced from their homes, and an incalculable number of animal victims. Our team have reached Bulacan, the area hardest hit by the typhoon, and an area where up […]