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Dog Meat Debate Reignites

Dog Meat Debate Reignites

반복되는 개 식용 논란

More than 10 million people own pets in South Korea.

More than 10 million people own pets in South Korea.

한국 반려동물 인구 천만시대!

Roughly 80% of them have dogs.

Roughly 80% of them have dogs.

그중 반려견을 키우는 비중은 전체 80%에 달한다.

Amid the rise of "pet families*," a range of services are being made available for pet dogs,

Amid the rise of "pet families*," a range of services are being made available for pet dogs,

‘펫팸족’(Pet-Family)이 늘면서 반려견 전용 유치원부터 장례식장, 의료보험 등 다양한 서비스들도 등장!

including puppy kindergartens & memorial options.<br>
*Pet owners who consider their pets part of their family

including puppy kindergartens & memorial options.
*Pet owners who consider their pets part of their family

(계속)

Despite the growing demand for pet dogs, dog meat still remains a divisive issue in the country.

Despite the growing demand for pet dogs, dog meat still remains a divisive issue in the country.

이처럼 한국인의 반려견 사랑이 커지고 있는 반면, 개 식용 문제는 여전히 뜨거운 논란거리다.

During the Winter Olympics, it was once again brought to attention by the foreign press & visiting athletes.

During the Winter Olympics, it was once again brought to attention by the foreign press & visiting athletes.

특히, 평창 올림픽 기간 해외 선수들과 언론에서 한국의 개 식용문화를 언급해 다시 한 번 논란이 일었는데...

The consumption of dog meat has been a hotly-debated topic for years even among South Koreans.

The consumption of dog meat has been a hotly-debated topic for years even among South Koreans.

한국에서도 오래전부터 개 식용 문화에 대해 많은 논의가 이뤄지고 있다.

Animal rights activists are increasingly pushing for a ban on dog meat trade.

Animal rights activists are increasingly pushing for a ban on dog meat trade.

반려견에 대한 인식이 높아지면서 개식용 금지를 주장하는 목소리가 커지고 있는 것!

They are pinning their hopes on change,

They are pinning their hopes on change,

특히, 문재인 대통령이 동물 보호 정책을 공약으로 내걸었던 만큼, 정부차원의 방안도 기대되고 있는 상황!

as President Moon Jae-in promised expanded animal welfare policies during his campaign.

as President Moon Jae-in promised expanded animal welfare policies during his campaign.

(계속)

President Moon has even adopted a dog rescued from a dog meat farm.

President Moon has even adopted a dog rescued from a dog meat farm.

실제, 문재인 대통령은 유기견을 입양해 청와대에서 기를 정도로 큰 관심을 가지고 있는데...

There may be a long road ahead to put an end to the dog meat controversy, but it is clear that the tide is changing.

There may be a long road ahead to put an end to the dog meat controversy, but it is clear that the tide is changing.

해결책을 찾기까지 시간이 걸릴지 모를 한국 개식용 논란! 그러나, 내부적으로 변화의 시기를 맞이하고 있는 것은 분명한 사실이다.

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Dog Meat Debate Reignites
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More than 10 million people own pets in South Korea.
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Roughly 80% of them have dogs.
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Amid the rise of "pet families*," a range of services are being made available for pet dogs,
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including puppy kindergartens & memorial options.<br>
*Pet owners who consider their pets part of their family
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Despite the growing demand for pet dogs, dog meat still remains a divisive issue in the country.
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During the Winter Olympics, it was once again brought to attention by the foreign press & visiting athletes.
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The consumption of dog meat has been a hotly-debated topic for years even among South Koreans.
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Animal rights activists are increasingly pushing for a ban on dog meat trade.
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They are pinning their hopes on change,
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as President Moon Jae-in promised expanded animal welfare policies during his campaign.
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President Moon has even adopted a dog rescued from a dog meat farm.
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There may be a long road ahead to put an end to the dog meat controversy, but it is clear that the tide is changing.
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