These photographs show dogs boiled alive to be eaten. Left: The dogs scream out in agony, pleading to be saved, but it is always in vain. This sickeningly cruel practice is common in Asian countries including Korea, China, The Philippines Thailand. ns of dogs and cats, as well as other animals live regularly meet this fate and other horrifically torturous deaths. It is often believed that the more pain and terror the animal suffers, the better their meat tastes due to the adrenaline released into their body.