Skip to comments.Dogs and cats 'still eaten in Switzerland'
Posted on 12/31/2012 3:58:52 AM PST by Daffynition
Eating Fido - or Tiddles - might be more commonly associated with China and Vietnam, but rustling up a slice of cured dog meat to enjoy as a snack is not unusual in rural areas of central and eastern Switzerland, Tages Anzeiger claims.
There are no statistics on the number of dogs and cats killed every year in Switzerland and social disapproval of dog-eating means the practice is shrouded in secrecy. No commercial abattoirs slaughter dogs or cats, but farmers in the Appenzell and St Gallen cantons in German-speaking Switzerland often slaughter the animals themselves.
The most popular breed of dog for eating is a close relative of the Rottweiler.
"There's nothing odd about it", one farmer in the Rhine Valley said. "Meat is meat."
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I’ll pass on that. Predators and scavengers not on my menu.
Bronco Bama and his entourage should have vacationed in Switzerland.
Have had some very good horse there... “Grotto Crochi” sp?
What wines go best with Rottweiler?
Decades ago, when the price of beef shot up, my butcher brought in horse meat. I tried it. IIRC, it was very lean and didn’t have much flavor. Of course there’s a good possibility I didn’t cook it properly. Its consistency was more like venison.
No pork for you?
I always pair Beer with hot dogs.....seems like the thing to do. :(
So that’s what all that yodeling noise is out in the boondocks.
I don’t know, but you can pair a good brandy with a Saint Bernard.
In a lot of the world dogs are eaten.
I have always said do not get to attached to your dog you might have to eat him someday.
Here we are a very rich country and can be very picky about the meat we eat. So be it but a lot of dogs were eaten early on in this part of the world also.
I hate to have to point this out, but I don’t think any amount of armor is going to make that dog look tough.
Anyone have a picture of a young Barry Soetoro in liederhosen?
What puzzles me, is that The Church has involved itself in this. With all the cover-up of molestation in the clergy ranks, this seems hypocritical. Talk about yodeling! :(
Or dogs and cats
I leave it at the Swiss expertise with watches, chocolate, Emmentaler and pocket knives. :)
Yum, bbq swiss farmer is mighty tasty. The seret's in the sauce, ya know. Serve it up with a side of fava beans and you've got sumptin'. Has anyone seen Farmer Sven lately?
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