Bus ads ask: why do we eat Babe but not Lassie?

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      The Vancouver Humane Society is getting the attention of commuters with its new bus ads.

      "We hope it encourages people to think about their food choices," the local nonprofit says on its blog.

      In light of the well-publicized horse-meat scandal in Europe, VHS could replace the dog with a horse and ask the same question.

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      Miranda Nelson

      Mar 27, 2013 at 2:08pm

      It's an excellent point. We should be eating more dogs.

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      Brian Andrews

      Mar 28, 2013 at 9:37pm

      As much as I don't particularly care to eat dog I don't have a problem with it. When it comes down to it a living animal is a living animal. I eat pork, beef, fish, chicken and so forth. If I was offered dog, yeah I'd probably give it a try. It's more a mental issue than moral. Having dogs bred for human consumption is just the same.

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