Bali tourists are unknowingly eating dog meat, clandestine review reveals

Bali is a renouned finish for Western and Australian tourists. Attracting both bill backpackers and oppulance honeymooners, it’s a many grown Indonesian island.

But according to a new report, visitors to a island are being hoodwinked and unknowingly eating dog beef that they consider is chicken.

Animal insurance organization Animals Australia recently conducted an review into a matter, entitled “Bali’s dark beef trade – and a unfortunate tie to Australian tourism.”

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They found that each day, dogs – including pets – are being taken off a streets of Bali and killed, mostly brutally, to be sole as beef to tourists.

“Dumped in bamboo crates or cosmetic rice sacks, shocked dogs wait a nightly massacre with legs tied and mouths taped shut,” Animals Australia say. 

“They might languish like this for hours or days yet food or water. One by one they will be brutally slaughtered in full perspective of their companions.

“And business is booming. Year on year, 7 times some-more dogs are slaughtered in Bali than in China’s scandalous Yulin Dog Eating Festival.”


The full commentary will be promote on a ABC’s 7.30 module on Monday night. 

It’s reportedly travel food vendors who are many expected to be offered dog beef as chicken, yet about 70 restaurants in Bali have been found to sell dog beef too.

Often it’s sole with a word “satay,” and a sellers concede tourists to assume it’s chicken.


“Tourists will travel down a street, they’ll see a travel store offered satay yet what they are not realising is a letters RW on a store meant it is dog beef being served,” Animals Australia debate executive Lyn White told a ABC

“Poisoned beef is entering a food chain.

“The dog-meat trade breaches animal cruelty laws and food reserve laws. That is a matter of fact,” she said.


Animals Australia used an clandestine questioner to find out usually how bad a dog trade in Bali was.

“I began a review by pinpointing and removing to know a pivotal players in Bali’s totally unregulated dog-meat industry,” a questioner said.

“Eventually, they invited me to join them as their gangs stole, hunted, tainted and killed dogs.”


He spoke to a seller who certified he was offered dog meat, yet afterwards proceeded to tell tourists it was chicken.

“As an animal cruelty investigator, we have lerned myself to cope with cruelty, yet zero prepared me for a heartless throwing of dogs in a village,” he said.

“I focussed on my camera work yet it was gut-wrenching to hear these dogs… screaming and groan in apprehension and sorrow.”

Not usually are dogs being tortured for this trade, yet those who eat a beef could also be during risk.

According to New South Wales Poisons Information Centre executive Dr Andrew Dawson, a dog beef could be poisoned, that could lead to symptoms such as nausea, flesh aches, crispness of exhale and might also means organ and haughtiness damage.

“If we are eating, for example, a curry and it was including pieces of a animal stomach or a heart, afterwards we would design unequivocally high concentrations of cyanide… that could be fatal,” Dr Dawson said.


Some people in Bali are fighting to finish a trade yet – a Balinese Animal Welfare Association, for example, works to strengthen a island’s dogs. 

They’re now looking after about 150 dogs, yet it’s a prolonged approach off a estimated 70,000 that are slaughtered each year for a dog beef trade.

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