The Fellowship of Life
Appeal to end cruelty to dogs
From The Universe dated March 26, 1982:
People are being asked to write to Cardinal Sin and clergy of the
Philippines, protesting at the brutal way dogs are treated and killed in
Mrs Vega Stewart, of Haslemere, Surrey, says pressure from the
International Fund for Animal Welfare has helped to persuade three
members of the Philippine Parliament to introduce a Bill to ban the
public slaughter of the animals.
IFAW says dogs have their legs bound "agonizingly" behind their
backs, are cruelly muzzled, jammed dozens at a time into tiny cages,
left for days in blistering heat without food and water and clubbed
unconscious before being slaughtered in market places.
Dog flesh in the Philippines is regarded as a delicacy and is very
IFAW say their report shocked the Philippine authorities and
Filipinos generally, but the practice continues.
The Cardinal's address is...
Letter: Horrible fate of dogs (link to be posted soon)
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