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.
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.
Across Asia 30 million are slaughtered for food every year. Dogs are kept in cramped and rusting cages, unable to stretch or move about. Many are force-fed with tubes inserted down the throat and into the stomach and filled with rice and water to make them heavier, increasing their market price.
For the first time in South Korea, CARE has obtained a court decision stating that slaughtering dogs for food is illegal.
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 […]
These days, many vets stated that, “There are so many cases that people bring their pets to the hospital because their pets have a problem with their health as people gave food, which animals must not eat, to them.” Most people do not provide ingredients which causes problems to pets. However, the accidents occur because […]
Mice or rats are sociable and smart that can be a good lifetime companion. They continuously clean their body, like to play and also are friendly. They are a mammal that has a similar nervous system to human which means that they can feel pain, loneliness and happiness. However, unfortunately over one hundred million mouse […]
With CARE activists, volunteers worked together to clean up the shelter that temporarily housed 53 cats that had been recently rescued from an illegal cat factory. CARE activists have visited the shelter working with the rescued cats daily to check up on progress, and every 1 to 2 weeks working with the volunteers to clean […]
Can you even imagine how painful skinning is? Did you know not only mink, raccoon, chinchilla, rabbit, fox and angora, but also companion animals such as dogs and cats are used to make clothes and accessories? In China, people capture abandoned dogs, cats and wild cats at the street and use their fur in a […]
It was coincident that I met ‘Bodam’. When I had been to the countryside for work, I heard a screaming dog voice. It was not a barking sound. It means exactly what it says; screaming. I never ever heard that kind of sound in my entire life. I went there right away to check what […]
On 21st of June, 2016 we CARE received a report that there is a cat suffering from the tightened neck which was decomposing by a location tracking device. Bukhan Mountain National Park Office had released six cats with attaching wireless location tracking device on their neck for a purpose of researching the ecosystem in the […]
The uneven texture of Prada bags is derived from a baby ostrich. Every Prada’s ostrich leather bags and couch (sofa) is made by baby ostriches that are slaughtered through an electric shock and skinning. CARE, Animal protecting organization, had a protest with PETA Asia about suspending the sale of Prada’s ostrich leather bags which are […]
Did you know clothes and beds that you unconsciously bought could be a support for animal abuse? The process to make a jumper made of goose down or duck down is as disgusting and terrible as the process of making a fur coat. Laborers savagely remove thick fur from bird’s chest. During this process, their […]
An old problem, the truth of puppy mills finally pumped up by televising on “동물농장 (Animal Farm)”, a Korean TV program about animals. The problem of puppy mills is not only in the poor environment and cruel breeding mode such as medical treatment from an unqualified person but also on the concept that a life […]
CARE’s rescue team carefully saved 2 cats from a completely unsanitary and unsafe dumpster. The mother was bleeding out due to a leash tied tightly around her neck and the baby was forced to watch its mama suffer. The pain caused by another human’s misdeeds can only be cured by another human’s love. Please lend […]
News has been blowing up lately about the horror that is dog factories. But have you heard of cat factories? Recently, Animal Rights Group CARE caught an illegal cat factory red-handed. CARE rescued over 50 cats from the unsanitary, unsafe, and uncomfortable container that they were being held in. We were helped by a veterinarian […]