Our campaigns have resulted in improvements to animal protection legislation in South Korea.
Under the current Animal Protection Act, there has only been one incarceration for cruelty to an animal. It was CARE who made that happen.
On March 20th, the Blue House Secretary for Civil Affairs, Cho Kuk, announced a detailed briefing of the constitutional amendment bill in which President Jae-in Moon expands basic rights and strengthen the power of the people. The amendment bill includes a clause that gives provision to establish a policy for the protection of animal rights.
In the heat of early August at the start of summer, we received numerous reports and photos of animals in distress. The place was a museum called Dalasil in Chuncheon, a city about one and a half hours drive north-west of Seoul. We went to investigate.
On November 11th 2017, Marco Bizzarri, CEO of Gucci, announced that, starting next year, the brand would stop using animal fur in their products, and would join the Fur Free Alliance.
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 […]
You must think again deeply about this question: “How much is a Maltese these days?” There is a dog factory that produces a lot of dogs at suburb area. The owner of the dog factory stated, “Nowadays, there is good money in selling Pomeranian. Big dogs are not good because is cost a lot of […]
There are always stocks and defective products in a sales business. However, in the animal industry, the stocks and defective products are all a life that can feel. Purchasing animals such as dogs, cats, rodents, birds, or reptiles from pet shops or large markets is joining in the animal abuse industry where they inbreed and […]
Did you know clothes and beds that you unconsciously bought could be a support for animal abuse? The process to make a jumper made of goose down or duck down is as disgusting and terrible as the process of making a fur coat. Laborers savagely remove thick fur from bird’s chest. During this process, their […]
An old problem, the truth of puppy mills finally pumped up by televising on “동물농장 (Animal Farm)”, a Korean TV program about animals. The problem of puppy mills is not only in the poor environment and cruel breeding mode such as medical treatment from an unqualified person but also on the concept that a life […]
Yesterday (June 30th) at 11 am CARE paired with 8 other animal rights organizations, including but not limited to The Korean Animal Welfare Society and KARA, to hold a collective press conference to demand an end to Farmsco’s pet auction house. We are requesting that Harim Farmsco will put an end to all businesses related […]
Students from CARE’s animal protection movement have been experiencing local campaigning for themselves. The issue at hand was the highly controversial dog factory, as seen on Tv Animal Farm last month. Many horrified citizens are interested. This is a time for the volunteers and activists alike to understand which form of street campaigning is the […]
On May 19th CARE held a public press conference at the Gwanghwamun Seoul Government Office for the prioritization of the issue of the “Dog Factory” case by our government. After the airing of SBS TV Animal Farm’s episode regarding the truth behind Korea’s dog factories, many viewers and citizens alike were left in shock. CARE […]
On May 19th, CARE partnered with 17 local organizations to hold a press conference that would settle the “Dog Factory” problem once and for all. This involved the addressing of “Breeding Center Investigations”, “Fining for illegal breeders”, “Illegal performance of surgery without a license on animals”, and many more necessary measures. We also started a […]