Vietnam Photographer Aaron Joel Santos | Editorial, Documentary, and Travel Photographs | Vietnam | Thailand | Laos | Cambodia | Southeast Asia: Dog Meat in Northern Thailand: Thailand-Dog-Meat-Trade-2

Kawai Thanthongdee plays with his pet dog outside of his home in Sakon Nakhon, Thailand. Mr. Kawai's wife was arrested and fined for operating a small family-run dog meat restaurant. The family does not consider their pet dogs as food. // CREDIT: Aaron Joel Santos for the New York Times

Kawai Thanthongdee plays with his pet dog outside of his home in Sakon Nakhon, Thailand. Mr. Kawai's wife was arrested and fined for operating a small family-run dog meat restaurant. The family does not consider their pet dogs as food. // CREDIT: Aaron Joel Santos for the New York Times