Dog meat is not a very popular source of protein in Africa, it is however quite popular in Asia and area's around Asia. In Africa, Nigeria seems to be one of the few exceptions in Africa.
Dog meat is believed to have health properties and benefits, some of these health benefits have not been scientifically proven, but people believe that they exist.
Besides the meat tasting good to others there are other reasons why it is consumed.
1. Increases male virility.Most people believe in natural medicines and dog meat is believed to be one, people believe that dog meat cures sicknesses and can help men with reproduction issues and increase their stamina to help with reproduction.
2.Natural Witch Repellent.
It is also believed to protect individuals from spells that might be cast on them by witches. It is a natural form of witch repellant.
3 Immunisation Against Malaria.Eating dog meat is believed to be some sort of immunisation against malaria, individuals belive it protects you from getting malaria, this however has not been proven scientifically.
What are your thoughts on dog eating?
Source : 3 health benefits of eating dog meat – Bofem NG