I understand that there are cultural differences at play here, but I believe that the vast majority of folks in the U.S. would consider the preparation and consumption of Fido abhorrent! I among them.
But, in Asia and during certain periods of the year, the practice is not at all uncommon, as much as we'd like to distance ourselves from these facts.
But, now another danger rears it's ugly head, and one that Westerners might consider completely appropriate for the offense. Consuming a rabid animal and falling victim to the disease as the result.
Some in this country might consider it poetic justice... Read all about it here at Science Daily..