Taiwan bans dog and cat meat for eating

Taiwan, the island east of China has made an unprecedented move by banning the sale of and consumption of dog and cat meat, making it the first country in Asia to do so.

The law comes in as an amendment in to the nation’s animal protection laws, making eating dogs and cats illegal by the The Legislative Yuan.

The Central News Agency reported that imprisonment of up to two years and fines of between $6 524 and 65 434 could be handed down to those found bringing deliberate harm or death to pets.

The practice of eating dogs and cats has been recorded…
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Taiwan bans dog and cat meat for eating