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The Dog Butchers of Yogyakarta

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Warning: These images may cause distress.
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The half knocked out dog is taken out of the sack and a rope is tied around its muzzle, it is then held upside down over the blood pan.
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The half knocked out dog is taken out of the sack and a rope is tied around its muzzle, it is then held upside down over the blood pan.
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The half knocked out dog is taken out of the sack and a rope is tied around its muzzle, it is then held upside down over the blood pan.
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A cleaver is used to split the abdomen and rib cage. All internal organs are then removed and separated.
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A pile of dog bodies waiting to be cut open before being used for food.
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A sharp razor or chef's knife is used to slit the throat and drain out all the blood.
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The intestines, kidneys and heart can be used to make Bopis. Everything else is buried in the ground.
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Dog's heads, unlike pig's heads, are usually not eaten as there is not much meat.So The head us decapitated at this stage.
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Dog's heads, unlike pig's heads, are usually not eaten as there is not much meat.So The head us decapitated at this stage.
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Blood from the numerous dogs that had been butchered on the day.
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There is also a myth that once you have eaten dog meat, you will be then barked at by any dog that you might encounter in your lifetime.
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A group of butchers slaughter a dog to get meat in a dog slaughter house. The meat from the dog will be sold to the public. Butch cook it into tongseng (Indonesian Food). They believe that consuming it can make them regain health and strength.

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