On September 26th, with the Korean Association for Animal Protection (KAAP), we held a press conference at Gwanghwamun Plaza to reveal the government and municipality’s failure to address the issue of the live burial of pigs infected by the African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV.)
Animals for Food
We reported the Mayor and officials of Paju City for violation of animal rights laws and dereliction of duty for allowing the live burial of pigs infected with African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) following the recent outbreak in South Korea.
International animal rescue organizations will aid in the adoption of these 31 dogs in addition to the dogs that have been previously announced.
These are 17 more dogs that, in addition to the 28 others published earlier, will be adopted with the help of a Japanese animal protection group and an American animal protection group called DOVE Project.
These 13 dogs will be adopted with the help of a Japanese animal protection group and an American animal protection group called DOVE Project.
Pedigree dog breeds have been very popular and in high demand in South Korea. Whenever the media features dogs of certain breeds with their happy owners, that particular breed soon becomes trendy. Ball, a Golden Retriever, was one of those dogs.
From experience, we knew that it would be very hard to find a family willing to adopt Won-sun over other healthy dogs in light of her ongoing special care needs. We decided to take permanent care of Won-sun for the rest of her life.
We rescued 15 dogs with the help of an organization in Japan. They came all the way to Korea to visit the temporary shelter that Cheonan City provided, and expressed that they are willing to adopt some of the rescued dogs.