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.
One of our members saw a dog being thrown from a second story balcony on the evening of July 1st, in Ilsan, a city to the west of Seoul, South Korea. The cries of a dog in distress could often be heard from the apartment from which the dog was thrown.
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.
We recently rescued a dog that could only walk with her forelegs, as her hind legs were completely disabled. She was nervous – always running away from approaching humans. When CARE arrived at the site and checked the dog’s condition, it turned out to be even more serious than previously assumed. According to the vet, the […]
After many surgeries, the gash on Goma’s hip is beginning to heal. He has had a rough few weeks, going in and out of surgery while being treated for heartworm. He is holding up very well. Understandably so, Goma still has a hard time approaching humans. Because he was hurt severely while wandering the streets, […]
Under a chicken coop on a farm in Gyeonggi-do, a young white dog with a severe case of skin disease was found hiding from the rain and heat. Though he seemed quite friendly toward approaching humans, he only ate when people left him food or water in front of him and left. CARE rescued the […]
Sodali is a white Jindo dog that got his paw stuck in a trap and contracted skin disease. For two years following his injured paw, he roamed the village. Recently, people noticed that he had developed a sort of rash. As he began wandering a village, people found him “ghastly” and threatened to shoot him. […]
Seven years ago, two dogs turned up in a small Namyangju village. One resident noticed that the female had been giving birth every six months, and took her to the vet to be spayed. Soon, the entire village was pitching in to feed and love the two dogs. One day, the male dog disappeared, leaving […]
At the ThankYouAnimals Gyeonggi-do rescue center, all the rescued animals have received veterinary care. Now, 300 adoptable pets are currently available at the center. Though larger dogs are harder to rehome, we are determined to find a family for every adoptable at the shelter. This, however, does not come at a low cost. Each month, […]
This past June, CARE discovered a cat farm in a run-down building, and rescued the dozens of cats that were being bred there. Thanks to the many vets and volunteers that helped out, we were able to help the cats suffering from disease. By August 20, every cat found a new home. However, the bill […]
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This summer came just like every year. As the days get hotter, my heart gets more and more worried. Just like my heart races, I want to run somewhere far away. But I cannot. I also cannot sit, nor stand, because the leash around my throat is way too short. Around me, the space is […]
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 […]
Few months ago, there was a horrible incident. A dog was supporting his body with only two legs. He lost both of his hind legs. As the lost part of his legs was the same, we assumed that it was an intentional animal abuse. We could hear the story from 911 who rescued this dog. […]
Mary was attacked by someone with hydrochloric acid. We went right away to Mary after receiving the report. The situation was worse than we thought. There was a lot of purulent discharging from the wound and the scars were getting larger compared to the picture that we received. We met the owner to transport Mary […]