Dog Meat Is Being Sold To Unsuspecting Tourists In Bali

WARNING: This essay contains calm that some readers might find distressing.

A intolerable review has unclosed a heartless dog beef trade in Bali — and how tourists are unknowingly participating in it.

Distressing footage prisoner by Animals Australia shows dogs being held with handle nooses, firm and gagged and afterwards kept for days in horrific conditions before being vigourously slaughtered.

The beef is afterwards sole as satay sticks or kebabs to gullible tourists during food stalls and on Balinese beaches.

Over 4 million tourists revisit Bali any year, including around 1 million Australians.

“Most tourists have no thought that a letters RW on a outward of renouned travel food stalls in Bali indicates that dog beef is being served,” explained Animals Australia’s Director of Investigations, Lyn White.

Animals Australia
Dog beef being sole to a traveller on a beach in Bali as “chicken satay”.

“Mobile dog beef vendors are deliberately targeting tourists on beaches and are prepared to distortion about a start of a beef to get a sale.”

In one shave prisoner by a animal gratification organisation, tourists doubt a food businessman “Not dog?”, to that he replies, “No, no, no”.

Other footage shows a businessman on a Balinese beach calming tourists that a beef is “chicken satay”.

One dog catcher, Pak Puris, 83, told Animals Australia questioner Luke that he had killed thousands of dogs alone.

Some dogs were bought from locals, who were paid 100,000Rp ($10), while others were prisoner as they roamed a streets.

Animals Australia
A dog screams and writhes as it tries to conflict constraint on a Balinese street.

“It was impossibly unhappy to see a doubtful faces of children as their encampment dogs were brutally held by dog beef gangs,” White said.

The trade is not usually cruel; it also poses a critical risk to open health, as a animals are infrequently killed by cyanide poisoning, that stays in their complement and enters a tellurian food chain. Other methods of massacre including clubbing with a stick, strangulation, blow torching and shooting.

Doctor Andrew Dawson, who is a executive of a New South Wales Poisons Information Centre and conduct of toxicology during Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, told a ABC that a thoroughness of cyanide found in some tools of a animal, such as a stomach and heart, could be fatal.

“The tangible risk depends on how most poison is in a dog meat,” a toxicologist said, though even one satay hang could lead to someone “feeling nauseated, diarrhoea, aches in a muscles and crispness of breath”.

Moreover, if a chairman cooking a beef “again and again, that can indeed give organ repairs and repairs to a nerves”.

Animals Australia
Dogs are kept in tiny pens, firm and gagged, for adult to a week before being slaughtered.

Samples taken by Animals Australia also suggested high levels of coliform germ and E.Coli, that can also lead to critical food poisoning.

The sale of dog beef is not bootleg in Indonesia, though animal cruelty and a sale of putrescent beef is.

“The dog-meat trade breaches animal cruelty laws and food reserve laws. That is a matter of fact,” Animals Australia’s White said.

Muslims, who make adult 87 percent of Indonesia’s population, do not eat a dog meat, as along with pig it is deliberate ritually unclean. But many of Bali’s Christian minorities and other racial minorities suffer a beef as a delicacy.

“Dog eating in Bali was fuelled by a minority organisation who came to a island to work in a liberality attention — it is not a Balinese practice,” White said.

“For thousands of years Bali’s dogs have lived peacefully in villages with locals — it is the wish that they will be means to do so again.”

Animals Australia
Tourists lay during a Balinese food case promotion ‘RW’ for sale. Many tourists don’t realize this means dog beef is being sold.

Animals Australia
Dogs are mostly killed by bludgeoning with a stick.

Animals Australia
Young puppies are distant from their mom and placed in a pouch by Balinese dog traders.


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