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 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.”
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.
It is with great sadness that we report that Tongki, the sole remaining captive polar bear in South Korea, died at 6 p.m. on October 17th in Everland theme park in Seoul. He was 24 years old.
We ally with Asiana Airlines to attract more flight volunteers. Special privileges, such as free additional baggage checks and use of the Asiana lounge, will be offered.
For the last 3 months, students in grades 3-6 at Yang Pyeong Elementary School took part in our “Discovering Petiquette” workshop. We have received feedback from parents that they have noticed changes in their children’s attitudes towards animals.
Even more donations-in-kind arrive at our adoption centers from our ever more amazing supporters.
Here are more donations-in-kind from our wonderful supporters. All will be put to good use.
We’ve had so many in-kind donations this week that we have no choice but present our thanks as a photo gallery.
Recently, millennials have made headlines for increasingly embarking on homeownership for reasons slightly different than previous generations. While buying a home has long been associated with growing families, younger generations are seeking homes because of their dogs. Now, more than ever, dogs are factored into a family’s house hunting plans.
Here’s the final installment of the brief report on some of the dogs that were rescued, are being fostered, and have been adopted from the Hanam rescue site.
Here is the next installment of the Hanam update. We have another four dogs that our generous donors and volunteers helped rescue.