We run two adoption centers in Seoul; one in Twaegyero, and one in Dapshimni.
The adoption centers are designed to reduce overpopulation and promote the adoption of companion animals.
Have you been wondering what’s going on with Tori? On March 6th, he made a state visit to the CARE office. The visit was scheduled as part of our adoption follow-up process to check how Tori has been doing at the Blue House.
Almost immediately after he recovered and was transferred to our adoption center in Dapshimni, he found his new family. It often takes much longer to get adopted, but perhaps it was the fact that he was a puppy that melted the adopter’s heart.
Our ongoing “Dog Meat Free Korea” campaign is supported by lots of people and organizations. Kevin Bright, American television producer, and the DoVE Project (Dogs of Violence Exposed), an American organization focused on ending the dog meat trade in Asia, are two of them.
On July 26th, 2017, Tori—a four-year-old black mixed breed mutt—was adopted by South Korea’s President Jae In Moon, becoming the nation’s First Dog.
During his campaign, South Korea’s 19th president, Jae-in Moon, promised to adopt a dog from CARE as First Dog, the official companion dog of the First Family. Animal rights groups, animal lovers, and the Hankyoreh newspaper are demanding that he make good on this most easily-kept promise.
There was a very skinny dog on the road. The dog was assumed to be abandoned since there was no one around him and his appearance did look like he wandered around the street for a long time alone. Moreover, the dog’s head was twisted to one side. There is no way to recognize the […]
In June animal rights organization CARE exposed an illegal cat factory. Overall, 53 cats were rescued. Thankfully many cats found a new family, but there are still 11 cats without a name looking for a loving family. For those 11 cats and for the people, who cannot come to the cat factory in Ilsan, we […]
Arong was rescued from Gunsan. Until 2012 Arong was living in a home as a foster pet but this year her stay could not be extended and she came to live at the CARE adoption center instead. She is very sweet and craves for human interaction. Whenever she hears the caretakers’ voices nearby she whines […]
Hodu’s story caught the eyes of audiences when it was aired on <TVAnimalFarm> on January 31st 2016. When she was rescued, Hodu’s snout was tied up with fishing line to an extent that nearly amputated her mouth. Hodu endured extreme hunger, pain, and cold until her rescue and is slowly recovering with CARE. She hopes […]
Korean Actor Seungsoo Kim felt came to the right place—CARE’s adoption center—when he wanted to adopt a companion for his aging pet.