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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.
Dog meat slaughterers ousted from Moran Market are trying a new trick. They have illegally occupied land owned by Korea Land & Housing Corporation, claiming their facilities were on this land prior to being bought and that LHC owes them compensation before they move out to ‘allow’ the construction of a new apartment block.
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.
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 […]
Yesterday (June 30th) at 11 am CARE paired with 8 other animal rights organizations, including but not limited to The Korean Animal Welfare Society and KARA, to hold a collective press conference to demand an end to Farmsco’s pet auction house. We are requesting that Harim Farmsco will put an end to all businesses related […]
Students from CARE’s animal protection movement have been experiencing local campaigning for themselves. The issue at hand was the highly controversial dog factory, as seen on Tv Animal Farm last month. Many horrified citizens are interested. This is a time for the volunteers and activists alike to understand which form of street campaigning is the […]
Arong was rescued from Gunsan. Until 2012 Arong was living in a home as a foster pet but this year her stay could not be extended and she came to live at the CARE adoption center instead. She is very sweet and craves for human interaction. Whenever she hears the caretakers’ voices nearby she whines […]
Summer is just around the corner. In Korea, dog meat is consumed more vastly in the summer, especially during the three hottest days called Bok Nal. Last year, CARE teamed up with the amazingly talented Michelle Taylor Chen, Sooyeon Jang, and the CLEF Company to bring you “Draw My Life – South Korea’s Dog Meat […]
On June 10th 2016, CARE received notice of a car that was suspected to be holding dogs and cats in critical condition. We rushed to the scene immediately, spoke to the man in charge, and successfully rescued 48 dogs and cats. In the midst of this rescue, we discovered two cats and a dog who […]
The perpetrator tied a rubber band around his dog’s mouth as a form of discipline and left him to suffer. As a result, the court fined him 500,000 KRW (approx. 500 USD). Although the punishment was much less than animal activists had hoped, we believe they had to factor in the owner’s age (87) when […]
Hodu’s story caught the eyes of audiences when it was aired on <TVAnimalFarm> on January 31st 2016. When she was rescued, Hodu’s snout was tied up with fishing line to an extent that nearly amputated her mouth. Hodu endured extreme hunger, pain, and cold until her rescue and is slowly recovering with CARE. She hopes […]
On May 19th CARE held a public press conference at the Gwanghwamun Seoul Government Office for the prioritization of the issue of the “Dog Factory” case by our government. After the airing of SBS TV Animal Farm’s episode regarding the truth behind Korea’s dog factories, many viewers and citizens alike were left in shock. CARE […]