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.
A man cracks a whip over the poor black horse, forcing it to pull a heavy steel tourist carriage along the road near Muchangpo Beach, a famous tourist spot. As the horse pulls however, we can see that it is limping, clearly favoring one leg. There is a lump under its right elbow joint. The loud music blocks the moans the horse makes to advertise its pain. The horse slows a little and the man cracks the whip again.
Last June, Asiatic black bear KM-53, one of the bears released into Jiri Mountain in Namwon by the Ministry of Environment, was found in Sudo Mountain in Gimcheon. It had walked more than 100kms.
The ministry responsible for overseeing animal welfare in the livestock industry should not be influenced by also protecting its commercial interests.
CARE received a heart wrenching story in the mail from a man who was taking care of his paralyzed mother. The son, a college student, went on to explain how his mother took in any abandoned or hurt dogs on the street to take care of them as her own, despite their financial situation.
The man who was caught dragging an already injured dog across the road with his car was given a fine of 3,000,000 won. On February 5th 2016, we were notified of the horrific event involving a dog being tied to the back of a car and driven around. (To see the full story //me2.do/5AMUB3TX) Although a fine […]
Every day their screams were heard throughout the neighborhood. At the scene of their discovery, the male collie was lying limp due to physical abuse on its spine and the female had completely broken rows of teeth. How could anyone even think to harm a life in this way? The situation revolved around a man who […]
The hungry cat saw in the distance a plate full of delicious chicken. Unfortunately the chicken was completely marinated in poison. After she consumed it, the cat sat motionless and the pain began to build in her body. She could not even muster up the strength to go protect her own kittens. Cases like this have […]
Natural Balance Korea has sent CARE’s adoption center bags upon bags of healthy food for the well-being of our animals. Included in the donation were 36 bags of dog food and 18 bags of cat food. We are forever grateful for the caring people at Natural Balance who continue to support these animals on their […]
Within one hour of the horrifying video being uploaded, CARE animal rights group was able to find evidence of extreme importance regarding the perpetrator’s identity. CARE was even able to have a conversation with this man over the phone, during which he justified his inhumane actions by saying that the video was filmed last fall […]
We are deeply moved and deeply saddened by this event. It’s unclear whether these dogs acquired a skin disease before or after being abandoned but the two were supposedly roaming the neighborhood, severely emaciated, for a long period of time. Before we rescued the surviving dog, it used all of what remaining strength it […]
On March 2nd, a Beluga Whale on display at Lotte Aquarium lost its life. CARE, along with several other environmental and animal rights groups have been fighting the introduction and display of these whales since 2014. The deceased whale was a 5 year old male from Russia and was brought into the aquarium in 2014 Unfortunately, in […]
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.
On March 24th 2016, CARE received a photo. It reminded us of a photo that we had seen earlier that year of Hodu, the dog who was rescued in Kimhae with a fishing line tied around his snout.
Sheltered animals being slaughtered for their meat is real situation of these abandoned animals exposed. The Inhumane treatment and management of cats, conduction of drug-induced death without proper medical help. CARE has been and will continue to look into these horrific occurrences in shelters around Korea. In 2016, we hope to accumulate more data and quickly put […]
Many of you were wondering what happened to Hodu after the airing of his story on TV Animal Farm on January 31st. Well, we are happy to inform you that Hodu has healed mentally and physically in unimaginable ways. The Western Animal Medical Center has prepared a video to show this drastic change. We are […]