To many, dogs are just another member of the family. Dogs have been used to assist those with limited or no visibility. The four-legged mammals have also been an instrumental part of the rehabilitation of those with depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and severe stress.
Nevertheless, other individuals regard dog meat as just another delicacy to be enjoyed at the dinner table or as a snack. Many believe that the meat possesses medicinal properties and others are forced to eat it purely out of necessity.
Keep reading to learn about five communities in Africa where eating dog meat is no biggie: