A long awaited and much welcomed amendment to the Korean Animal Protection Act passed in the 20th National Assembly plenary session on March 2nd.
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 […]
“This dog is suffering from ophthalmorrhexis.” This two-year old dog lost his/her sight because of the abuse from owner. Only a public official who is in charge of animal protection of a local government can rescue animals from abuse. This is because there is no law to forcedly restrain the animal owner. “Without permission from […]