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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.
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 […]
“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, […]
Violations of animal protection laws are constantly increasing these days. Violations have doubled in number from 2012 to 2015 (138 to 264 cases). Moreover, this year 210 cases were reported from January to August which indicates that violation has risen by 31.2% compared to the same period last year. The number of companion animals and […]
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. […]
Coexistence of Animal rights on Earth (CARE) is one of the largest animal rights organizations (non-profit) in South Korea, which actively rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome, with more than 300 animals in our care at any given time. Our facilities include three no-kill shelters and two adoption centers. However, as CARE is an organization in a […]
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 […]