The dog meat trade is becoming increasingly unpopular in the country. This latest closure has been branded a major victory - with campaigners saying the Korean dog meat industry 'is starting to fall'
In a crackdown with local police, campaigners entered the illegal facility, and found seven live dogs all of whom were rescued
While the practice is rare, it is legal in 44 states
The dog meat trade in Indonesia is not only immensely cruel, but it also poses a grave human health risk in the form of rabies
But some animal campaigners are urging caution saying the decree does not necessarily mean the trade will stop
Messages coming from China have been mixed
Campaigners believe the information is vital in fighting the dog meat industry