Rescue Stories

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Rescued from Slaughter, Sungsan

We looked after Sungsan before he moved to his fosterer. From there he flew to Las Vegas to meet with his forever family.

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Rescued Dogs with Broken Limbs and Pneumonia

One of the cruelest aspects of the process of breeding dogs for meat is their transportation. 5 to 6 dogs are squeezed into a low narrow metal cage that one large dog could not fit into unless it crouched down.

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Physical Pain Recognized as Animal Cruelty

A gas station owner in Jangheung, South Jeolla Province, who habitually assaulted his two dogs is possibly to be charged with “acts causing physical pain,’ a clause included in the Animal Protection Act in September 2018.

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70 Dogs Kidnapped from Siheung Slaughterhouse

The Siheung rescue on December 24th began when we were informed of a dog (named Yumi) that was running wild with burns all over her body and trauma to her head. We investigated the dog slaughterhouse nearby that she was suspected of having escaped from.

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Cheonan Dog Slaughterhouse Survivors Prepare for Japan

Since bringing to light the atrocities of the Cheonan Dog Slaughterhouse in July this year, many people from not only Korea but abroad—most notably the U.S. and Japan—have reached out to help the surviving dogs.  

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Why We Can Never Give Up

On November 2nd, we rescued a mother dog trembling with fear as she dug a hole in the ground to hide and protect her pups. At the time, a video of this dog, trying desperately to hide her pups though she herself was tied to a post, went viral and many people asked for our help.

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Cheonan Dog Slaughterer Case Sent to Public Prosecutor

The case of the Cheonan Dog Slaughterer, who hanged dogs by the neck and burned them alive, has now been passed on to the Cheonan branch of the Daejon Public Prosecutor’s Office. The police investigator has dispatched the case with the formal opinion of indictment on all charges brought against this man, namely the violation of animal protection laws, specifically articles 1, 2 and 4 in Section 1; and article 4 in Section 2.

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Beach Bum Jindo Finally Rescued

We received a call that a white Jindo dog was roaming around Eurwangni Beach in Incheon, wearing a collar that was so tight that it was cutting into its neck causing the flesh to rot.

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We Wish There Were No Abused Animals

We were sent a video on October 15th. In the video, a man approached a dog tied to a post and kicked its jaw. The dog shrank from the man’s kicks and another dog, shut in an off-ground cage opposite, was showing signs of stress.

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Water Deer Suffocated in Floodgate

We received a call about a deer that had its head trapped in an irrigation floodgate for many hours. Nobody had come to help because Water deer are listed as vermin despite being listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN.