Despite the actions of CARE and other activists, Ulsan Namgu Office went ahead with their importing of two bottlenose dolphins from Taiji, an infamous dolphin hunting town in Japan. Here, we’ll document the dolphin’s journey from Osaka, Japan to the Whale Ecology Experience Center in Ulsan, South Korea.
On the morning of February 6th, 2017, we, and an alliance of animal welfare and animal rights organizations, held a press conference in the parliament building about the cessation of importing dolphins by Ulsan Namgu Office.
This is a story of Kamdol and how one horse can inspire change in a nation. In 2014, CARE received a report and video evidence of a horse named Kamdol being whipped and kicked by his owner even after collapsing on the ground. During investigation, we discovered horse facilities so small a horse could not […]
Ulsan Nam-gu must call off the dolphin importation plan! Recently, we received shocking news that Ulsan’s Whales’ Ecology Experience Center will import two dolphins from Taiji, Japan, a well-known place for cruel dolphin hunting. CARE strongly opposes their decision and will take action until the importation and exhibition of dolphins become banned. In 2015, the […]
CARE made a surprise attack on the scene of dog fighting On January 15, 2017, CARE, a Korean animal rights organization, rescued two fighting dogs from their owners who habitually opened a gambling place wherever people were available. Two dogs who were severely damaged were transferred immediately to the vet. One of the dogs was […]
This was the slogan on one of CARE’s signs in a protest against selling cruelly-made ostrich leather bags. On May 25, 2016, CARE organized a joint protest with PETA Asia against the sale of Prada’s Italian ostrich bags. Members of the animal rights group CARE and PETA held signs in a silent protest in front […]
These are some photographs of Moran Market, a famous center for selling and distributing dog meat in South Korea. We hope you can understand the cruelty these dogs face daily from the following photos taken by CARE during an undercover investigation. They are subjected to poor living conditions and die in inhumane ways. The pictures […]
The good news: On December 13, 2016, Seongnam City announced that by the end of February 2017, they will be banning the display of and slaughtering of live dogs at Moran Market, a major dog meat center that butchers around 80,000 dogs annually. Seongnam City will also support dog meat merchants in changing their business […]
Animal crushing is the act of torturing animals which is brutally committed in numerous ways, often small live animals such as kittens, puppies, bunnies, and mice. Videos often feature women in high heels stepping on small animals and crushing them. But the violence doesn’t stop there. A puppy being burned alive. A cat being nailed […]
As many people know, shark’s fin is an ingredient that people made for their luxurious meal. To obtain shark’s fin, people cut only the fin parts of the shark and throw the rest of their body while they are alive. Many famous hotels in The United States and Europe have already expelled shark’s fin from […]
Animal rights organization, CARE conducted a fur free campaign with other nations. The campaign was a part of the event of ‘FurFreeASIA’ which is a coalition of Asian Animal Rights group such as Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. 14th of December, CARE and some volunteers had informed the purpose of this campaign to citizens […]
There are a lot of farms in East Asia that produce fur for the fashion and other industries. A coalition of animal rights groups in Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, and Taiwan have united and launched the FurFreeASIA Campaign to stop the cruelty of the fur industry. How to get involved Raise awareness about the cruelty […]
This cat, named Ben Ben, was protected at an animal shelter in England. Staffs in the shelter assumed that Ben Ben was attacked by a large beast as Ben Ben was injured seriously. So Ben Ben was scheduled to put to sleep. According to the staffs, Ben Ben had made a sad face all day […]
“Sometimes, Koreans ask me, ‘why are you working in animal rights in Korea?’. I just want to help Korea become a better country, that’s all.” He spoke in fluent but slightly uncertain Korean. Each time people asked that question, his answer was always the same. Korea was his wife’s hometown and his 3-year-old daughter’s birthplace, […]