|Menu from a local Vietnamese takeout. Dieupentale. Note that I am on it.|
So, it's no slur. They actually do eat dog in Vietnam:
The Associated Press reported in October 2009 that a soaring economy has led to the booming of dog restaurants in Hanoi, and that this has led to a proliferation of dognappers.
I certainly didn't know they'd be coming after me, Daurade, next! First they came for the dogs, but I didn't speak out because I wasn't a dog....