Adoption Stories

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Ball; Rescued from Being Eaten

Pedigree dog breeds have been very popular and in high demand in South Korea. Whenever the media features dogs of certain breeds with their happy owners, that particular breed soon becomes trendy. Ball, a Golden Retriever, was one of those dogs.

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Jelly’s 3,000 League Journey to Find Her Mother

Jelly is one of the dogs rescued from the wildfires in Gangwon Province in 2018. She, along with her mother Clara, was found unconscious on the ground. Having lost their home to the fire, Jelly’s family could no longer take care of the two dogs and decided to give them up for adoption.

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Sooki’s Fireproof Will to Live

In May, Sooki was adopted by one of our long-term supporters. Her new family had been following her rescue story on social media and felt sympathy for this courageous little survivor. Aware of the unpopularity of larger dogs in South Korea, they wanted to rehome at least one more large dog to a warm, familial environment.

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Won-sun Finds her Forever Family

From experience, we knew that it would be very hard to find a family willing to adopt Won-sun over other healthy dogs in light of her ongoing special care needs. We decided to take permanent care of Won-sun for the rest of her life.

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From Death to Life: Rescued Dogs of Cheonan One

We rescued 15 dogs with the help of an organization in Japan. They came all the way to Korea to visit the temporary shelter that Cheonan City provided, and expressed that they are willing to adopt some of the rescued dogs.

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Jeha Across the Ocean Flew to Meet her Family New

Prior to Jeha’s long journey, we were worried that she would have a hard time in the plane and adjusting to the new environment. However, there was nothing to worry about! Jeha was calm and peaceful upon arrival at her new home.

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Fom Darkness to Light in Los Angeles

With the help of your support, Dark was rescued, treated, and adopted overseas. After hearing Dark’s story, a couple in Las Vegas who already had a canine companion decided to add him to their family.

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Sori Heads for a New Life in America

Sori seemed puzzled to meet her new family for the first time. Her expression displays a certain look when she is curious about something. But we are sure that Sori will be the first to reach out to her adoptive family once she gets settled and adjusted to the new situation.

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Snoopy’s Adoption Story from the Netherlands

This December 2nd marks the 4th year of Snoopy’s arrival into our family in the Netherlands. A lot has happened throughout the past 4 years, but all in all, Snoopy and our family have been getting along very well. I hope my follow-up will help those who are planning on adopting.

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Tori’s State Visit to CARE

Have you been wondering what’s going on with Tori? On March 6th, he made a state visit to the CARE office. The visit was scheduled as part of our adoption follow-up process to check how Tori has been doing at the Blue House.