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.
We received an email from a person living in Seongju county, North Gyeongsang province telling us that one of his neighbors was struggling to take care of more than 100 abandoned animals.
On September 12th, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the ‘Dog and Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act 2017.’
A dog who a neighbor had been giving food to for 2 years was hit by a car. The dog could not sit down and was bleeding from her nose.
This February, we received a report of an 80-year-old grandpa who had been keeping around 40 dogs in captivity. We were told that he was keeping at least 40 dogs in 20 cages on one floor of a building. After contacting the old man’s guardian, we were able to find out that the initial purpose […]
Continuous physical abuse even led to the shattering of his teeth. Hodong was left in this state, unable to see, unable to chew, tied up to a small house, for three whole years. During the summer, mosquitoes would attack him, and during the winter, his limited food would freeze over. He was left all alone […]
The Thank You Animals animal shelter in Kyeongi is home to more than 300 rescues who have been saved and fully treated but left in conditions that make adoption difficult. As a result, it is our responsibility to ensure that these larger and older dogs are given the love and care they need. The shelter […]
April 27th, 2016 at 11AM, CARE and the residents of Jangsoo Village gathered to open an event to provide food for local stray cats. The food will be henceforth be provided by the locals, with the aid of various animal hospitals, animal feeds companies, and CARE.
CARE received a heart wrenching story in the mail from a man who was taking care of his paralyzed mother. The son, a college student, went on to explain how his mother took in any abandoned or hurt dogs on the street to take care of them as her own, despite their financial situation.
The man who was caught dragging an already injured dog across the road with his car was given a fine of 3,000,000 won. On February 5th, 2016, we were notified of the horrific event involving a dog being tied to the back of a car and driven around. Although a fine of 3,000,000 won is extremely […]
Every day their screams were heard throughout the neighborhood. At the scene of their discovery, the male collie was lying limp due to physical abuse on its spine and the female had completely broken rows of teeth. How could anyone even think to harm a life in this way? The situation revolved around a man who […]
The hungry cat saw in the distance a plate full of delicious chicken. Unfortunately, the chicken was completely marinated in poison. After she consumed it, the cat sat motionlessly and the pain began to build in her body. She could not even muster up the strength to go protect her own kittens. Cases like this have […]
Natural Balance Korea has sent CARE’s adoption center bags upon bags of healthy food for the well-being of our animals. Included in the donation were 36 bags of dog food and 18 bags of cat food. We are forever grateful for the caring people at Natural Balance who continue to support these animals on their […]
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 […]