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.
Recently, residents near Bukhan Mountain heard a faint meowing sound coming from a pair of cats. Fearing for the survival of the cats, they called the local government to investigate.
We urge MAFRA to stop classifying animals as only for commercial use, and acting only in the interests of the livestock industry and farmers, and to genuinely seek to insure that the food produced by Korea’s farmers is healthy and free from contamination.
A baby bird was lying on the side of the road. It was the middle of August and raining heavily. CARE staff didn’t know what had happened, but the bird was not moving; its wings were drooping, and it was blinking its eyes weakly.
Animal crushing is the act of torturing animals which is brutally committed in numerous ways, often small live animals such as kittens, puppies, bunnies, and mice. Videos often feature women in high heels stepping on small animals and crushing them. But the violence doesn’t stop there. A puppy being burned alive. A cat being nailed […]
As many people know, shark’s fin is an ingredient that people made for their luxurious meal. To obtain shark’s fin, people cut only the fin parts of the shark and throw the rest of their body while they are alive. Many famous hotels in The United States and Europe have already expelled shark’s fin from […]
Animal rights organization, CARE conducted a fur free campaign with other nations. The campaign was a part of the event of ‘FurFreeASIA’ which is a coalition of Asian Animal Rights group such as Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. 14th of December, CARE and some volunteers had informed the purpose of this campaign to citizens […]
There are a lot of farms in East Asia that produce fur for the fashion and other industries. A coalition of animal rights groups in Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, and Taiwan have united and launched the FurFreeASIA Campaign to stop the cruelty of the fur industry. How to get involved Raise awareness about the cruelty […]
“Sometimes, Koreans ask me, ‘why are you working in animal rights in Korea?’. I just want to help Korea become a better country, that’s all.” He spoke in fluent but slightly uncertain Korean. Each time people asked that question, his answer was always the same. Korea was his wife’s hometown and his 3-year-old daughter’s birthplace, […]
In June, a beauty contest for dogs was sponsored by companies who sell dog’s hair dye. “Give full play to your imagination by using dogs.” These are the dogs that won in this contest. They were made into various characters such as Mickey Mouse, Olaf, Iron Man, Captain America, etc. by using dye all over […]
Violations of animal protection laws are constantly increasing these days. Violations have doubled in number from 2012 to 2015 (138 to 264 cases). Moreover, this year 210 cases were reported from January to August which indicates that violation has risen by 31.2% compared to the same period last year. The number of companion animals and […]
One person was forced into a coffin and told he would be locked with a snake and also poured gasoline on it by another person. Most people are strongly criticizing, “This is not right.” But then, is this right?
Recently, western media such as British magazine ‘Metro’ informed that IS is not only using human, but also using dogs to defend Mosul where is their last base. According to them, IS is attacking Iraqi army by suiting up a bomb to a dog, sending the dogs to government forces, and remote controlling the bomb. […]
It was investigated from CARE for the last three years that the number of companion animals that are abandoned from their owners has increased. Also, it was found that the abandoning case is focused on summer vacation. We, analyzed current status of abandoned animals in Korea from 2014 to 2016, and announced and the precautions. […]
We, CARE, found the suspect who threw out the cat into the garbage with tied legs. We have received a lot of reports that the suspect was selling animals, which she adopted from other people for free, to other people. We were told that she was selling the cat at 200,000 won (around $200) but […]