To Eat Dog, or Not to Eat Dog

To Eat Dog, or Not to Eat Dog
Article from The Atlantic:

Gia cay, a Vietnamese substitute for dog meat made from stewed pig’s feet (Elisabeth Rosen)

HANOI, VIETNAM—The practice of eating dog meat has alternately puzzled and appalled many Westerners, launching essays on ethics and graphic exposés on the dog-meat industry in Southeast Asia. China, Korea, and Vietnam are centers of a centuries-old culinary tradition that is shunned in many other parts of the world, with Vietnam in particular The Atlantic
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Hotel Hopes Guests Head Home With a Rescue Dog
Article from ABC News:

At this hotel, guests get welcomed with a wagging tail or a warm lick to the face.

A dog will bound out from behind the registration desk, clad in an “Adopt Me” vest, as visitors arrive at the Aloft hotel in downtown Asheville, North Carolina, believed to be the only hotel in the U.S. where guests can adopt the dog that greets them when they check in.

But the hotel doesn’t overwhelm road-weary travelers to this mountain tourist mecca, where people come to tour the nation’s largest home, the Biltmore estate; cast a fly-fishing rod; or hoist a beer in what has been dubbed “Beer City USA.” There’s only one adoptable dog at a time, and it’s always on a leash.

The pooches at the Aloft Asheville Downtown hotel are part of an adoption program run by the hotel and Charlie’s Angels Animal Rescue. The rescue saves the pets from possible euthanasia at area shelters.

“We feel like we are saving lives,” said Christine Kavanagh, Aloft’s director of sales.

Hotel and rescue workers hope the program not only becomes permane…………………continues on ABC News
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