- 12 residents of Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur who ate dog meat are being monitored by the DOH after they got infected with rabies
- The owner of the dog who cooked it himself because the animal bit him died 15 days after
Twelve individuals who ate dog meat in Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur were placed under observation by the Department of Health (DOH) after they resulted positive with rabies.
According to a video shared by GMA News via YouTube on Tuesday, the 12 persons ate the dog meat which was cooked by the owner of the dog. Turns out it was also the owner himself who slaughtered the animal.
The DOH Region 9 said the owner butchered his dog after it bit him.
After 15 days, the owner died.
The DOH reminds the public not to eat dog meat and to keep an eye out for stray dogs, especially during summer season since hot weather affects them.
Watch this video shared by GMA News via YouTube: