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.
Yonhap News falsely reported that wild cats may have spread African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) by eating or stepping on contaminated meat before entering farms. It went on to suggest that wild cats should be put down as a precautionary measure.
We will continue to strive for the day when all slaughter facilities are banned by law, and will continue to keep an eye on illegal slaughter of animals besides dogs and cats.
We are delighted to tell you that another of Clara’s puppies, White, has found a new adoptive family. White, or “Lucy” as she has been renamed, will be living with a family of an Air Force veteran, a firefighter, and two children.
Sori seemed puzzled to meet her new family for the first time. Her expression displays a certain look when she is curious about something. But we are sure that Sori will be the first to reach out to her adoptive family once she gets settled and adjusted to the new situation.
On 28th June this year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) responded to the question of whether dog sellers in traditional markets should be formally registered as animal traders. The Ministry stated that “each regional authority should make rational decisions whether the animals sold are pets that are the subjects of animal trade registration.” This amounts to an authoritative interpretation of the law.
We received a report about a dog slaughterhouse and dog farm in Cheonan, a city about one and a half hours south of Seoul, at which the owner of the slaughterhouse killed the dogs in an especially brutal way. What we encountered when we arrived was horrific even for experienced investigators.
Cats can be bundles of joy as well as sources of frustration. Here are 5 tips for cat owners that can ensure that the “good cat days” outweigh the “bad cat days.”
The two have regained their health, and with the help of the adoption center’s volunteers and staff, now socialize well with other dogs and approach people without fear. Pretzel will rub herself against anyone who comes to sit next to her. Bagel never stops moving. Both have changed 180 degrees since they were rescued.
The dog meat industry is a serious and widespread problem in Asian countries, of which even Japan, a country that one wouldn’t think has dog farms, has 100 restaurants that serve dog meat.
On June 13, 2019, our Dapshimni Adoption Center received a special gift of 2 wheelchairs sponsored by Walk N Run. The wheelchairs help dogs paralyzed from the waist down walk again.
Just like humans, animals require sleep to stay healthy and to maintain a good quality of life. Studies have shown that sleep deprivation in animals can lead to unintended weight loss, impaired immune systems, infections, inability to regulate body temperature, and even death.
Dogs and humans don’t sleep the same way, so it can sometimes be tough to understand how well your dog is sleeping. In general, dogs sleep adaptively, and can get the rest they need on a flexible schedule. But sometimes, they need your support, and there are things you can do to ensure your dog is able to get the rest they need.
Feeding your puppy may seem pretty straightforward, but there’s more to mealtime than many new pet parents realize. Just like a lot of humans, puppies would love a daily all-you-can-eat buffet, but it’s usually better to feed them at certain times and not feed them between meals.
Are you going on a trip with your dog? Excellent idea! Dogs make the absolute best travel buddies. They’re eager to please and never complain – no matter how long the car trip.But, before you head off, you’ll need to do some prep-work first. Here’s how you can have a fun and safe trip with your four-legged friend.
A number of puppies were living under a bridge in Guri in Gyeonggi Province in South Korea. An old blanket and empty bowls were scattered here and there. Nearby, a white-furred Jindo puppy was chewing a very old piece of bone.