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.
In 2017, we discovered a large illegal dog farm in the greenbelt area of Namyangju, a city north-east of Seoul, and surveilled it for a while. Following that, and after a long and difficult negotiation, we were able to persuade the dog farmer to shut down the dog farm and hand the dogs over.
It is a fact that there are dangers to domesticated dogs from wild animals in the form of physical attacks, and from the diseases they can carry, especially those transmitted by rodents. In this article, we look at some of the dangers you may face while walking your dog in the countryside.
One of our members saw a dog being thrown from a second story balcony on the evening of July 1st, in Ilsan, a city to the west of Seoul, South Korea. The cries of a dog in distress could often be heard from the apartment from which the dog was thrown.
Within one hour of the horrifying video being uploaded, CARE animal rights group was able to find evidence of extreme importance regarding the perpetrator’s identity. CARE was even able to have a conversation with this man over the phone, during which he justified his inhumane actions by saying that the video was filmed last fall […]
We are deeply moved and deeply saddened by this event. It’s unclear whether these dogs acquired a skin disease before or after being abandoned but the two were supposedly roaming the neighborhood, severely emaciated, for a long period of time. Before we rescued the surviving dog, it used all of what remaining strength it […]
On March 2nd, a Beluga Whale on display at Lotte Aquarium lost its life. CARE, along with several other environmental and animal rights groups have been fighting the introduction and display of these whales since 2014. The deceased whale was a 5 year old male from Russia and was brought into the aquarium in 2014 Unfortunately, in […]
Korean Actor Seungsoo Kim felt came to the right place—CARE’s adoption center—when he wanted to adopt a companion for his aging pet.
On March 24th 2016, CARE received a photo. It reminded us of a photo that we had seen earlier that year of Hodu, the dog who was rescued in Kimhae with a fishing line tied around his snout.
Many of you were wondering what happened to Hodu after the airing of his story on TV Animal Farm on January 31st. Well, we are happy to inform you that Hodu has healed mentally and physically in unimaginable ways. The Western Animal Medical Center has prepared a video to show this drastic change. We are […]