We are the largest and most effective animal rights organization in South Korea.
We rescue abused and abandoned animals, run two adoption centers and three no-kill shelters, campaign for and defend animal rights, report on animal rights and welfare related issues, and promote a cruelty-free lifestyle.
Dog meat slaughterers ousted from Moran Market are trying a new trick. They have illegally occupied land owned by Korea Land & Housing Corporation, claiming their facilities were on this land prior to being bought and that LHC owes them compensation before they move out to ‘allow’ the construction of a new apartment block.
On May 30th, CARE and local police raided a dog-fighting pit in Ganghwa Island, off the north-west coast of South Korea right on the border with North Korea. We asked the police to take the two blood-covered dogs that were fighting as we arrived, Gumdoongii and Nurungii, but they refused.
Across Asia 30 million are slaughtered for food every year. Dogs are kept in cramped and rusting cages, unable to stretch or move about. Many are force-fed with tubes inserted down the throat and into the stomach and filled with rice and water to make them heavier, increasing their market price.
It was investigated from CARE for the last three years that the number of companion animals that are abandoned from their owners has increased. Also, it was found that the abandoning case is focused on summer vacation. We, analyzed current status of abandoned animals in Korea from 2014 to 2016, and announced and the precautions. […]
We, CARE, found the suspect who threw out the cat into the garbage with tied legs. We have received a lot of reports that the suspect was selling animals, which she adopted from other people for free, to other people. We were told that she was selling the cat at 200,000 won (around $200) but […]
Last month, there was an incident that the village people ate an English sheepdog. The dog had an owner but he was lost. The owner who had raised the dog for 10 years felt horrible and now, taking action against them. On this, CARE hired a lawyer for demanding a strong punishment. Moreover, we decided […]
At October 16th, one cat was abandoned in the garbage bag with tied legs. The cat was abandoned with food waste so there was a risk that the cat could be crushed by the garbage truck. The reporter rescued the cat right away, and could not be more surprised that the cat was wearing clothe, […]
“This dog is suffering from ophthalmorrhexis.” This two-year old dog lost his/her sight because of the abuse from owner. Only a public official who is in charge of animal protection of a local government can rescue animals from abuse. This is because there is no law to forcedly restrain the animal owner. “Without permission from […]
The 1st Asian Buddhist Animal Rights Conference will be held Friday, September 30th. Sponsored by Coexistence of Animal Rights on Earth (CARE) and Dharma Voices for Animals (DVA), this conference will be the first of it’s kind. Registration starts at 8:00am and the conference will run until 5pm and the conference will be held at […]
One day, when a ‘cat mom’ went out to give food to cats as usual, she saw a new cat eating food in a rush. She had stared at the cat for a while and noticed that one of the cat’s legs was seriously broken. She rescued that cat and went to a veterinary […]
Humans can choose who they want to live with but, animals cannot. Animals only hope that the person is a nice, warm-hearted person. This dog was born with a curved front foot. Then, one lady appeared to adopt this dog. This lady was suffering from a mental disorder; the person who was temporarily taking care […]
In April 2016, one elephant died at Angkor Wat where it is a historic site of Cambodia. This elephant died of a heart attack as this elephant had not rest for a long time at over 40 degree temperature. Cambodia’s elephant abuse problem has been raised consistently. Elephants were tied up in an iron fence […]
In Korea, primates are used more than before because they are the most similar animal to humans, although the use of primates has been decreased in western countries due to its immorality. The film, ‘Rise of the planet of the apes’, is about primates, which are used to develop Alzheimer’s disease treatment, raising a rebellion. […]
You must think again deeply about this question: “How much is a Maltese these days?” There is a dog factory that produces a lot of dogs at suburb area. The owner of the dog factory stated, “Nowadays, there is good money in selling Pomeranian. Big dogs are not good because is cost a lot of […]
The case of this film is not only limited to China. If we end up criticizing China for animal show abuse, we are not able to approach closer to the main problem. It is a global trend that animal show is becoming banned but in Korea, the animal show which uses monkeys, dolphins, or elephants […]