We rescue more than 1,000 of the 100,000 cats, dogs, horses, cows, deer and other animals that are abused and abandoned every year in South Korea.
We are the only non-profit organization in South Korea actively doing so.
In 2017, we discovered a large illegal dog farm in the greenbelt area of Namyangju, a city north-east of Seoul, and surveilled it for a while. Following that, and after a long and difficult negotiation, we were able to persuade the dog farmer to shut down the dog farm and hand the dogs over.
One of our members saw a dog being thrown from a second story balcony on the evening of July 1st, in Ilsan, a city to the west of Seoul, South Korea. The cries of a dog in distress could often be heard from the apartment from which the dog was thrown.
Dog meat slaughterers ousted from Moran Market are trying a new trick. They have illegally occupied land owned by Korea Land & Housing Corporation, claiming their facilities were on this land prior to being bought and that LHC owes them compensation before they move out to ‘allow’ the construction of a new apartment block.
Sodali is a white Jindo dog that got his paw stuck in a trap and contracted skin disease. For two years following his injured paw, he roamed the village. Recently, people noticed that he had developed a sort of rash. As he began wandering a village, people found him “ghastly” and threatened to shoot him. […]
Seven years ago, two dogs turned up in a small Namyangju village. One resident noticed that the female had been giving birth every six months, and took her to the vet to be spayed. Soon, the entire village was pitching in to feed and love the two dogs. One day, the male dog disappeared, leaving […]
At the ThankYouAnimals Gyeonggi-do rescue center, all the rescued animals have received veterinary care. Now, 300 adoptable pets are currently available at the center. Though larger dogs are harder to rehome, we are determined to find a family for every adoptable at the shelter. This, however, does not come at a low cost. Each month, […]
This past June, CARE discovered a cat farm in a run-down building, and rescued the dozens of cats that were being bred there. Thanks to the many vets and volunteers that helped out, we were able to help the cats suffering from disease. By August 20, every cat found a new home. However, the bill […]
Few months ago, there was a horrible incident. A dog was supporting his body with only two legs. He lost both of his hind legs. As the lost part of his legs was the same, we assumed that it was an intentional animal abuse. We could hear the story from 911 who rescued this dog. […]
Mary was attacked by someone with hydrochloric acid. We went right away to Mary after receiving the report. The situation was worse than we thought. There was a lot of purulent discharging from the wound and the scars were getting larger compared to the picture that we received. We met the owner to transport Mary […]
With CARE activists, volunteers worked together to clean up the shelter that temporarily housed 53 cats that had been recently rescued from an illegal cat factory. CARE activists have visited the shelter working with the rescued cats daily to check up on progress, and every 1 to 2 weeks working with the volunteers to clean […]
CARE’s rescue team carefully saved 2 cats from a completely unsanitary and unsafe dumpster. The mother was bleeding out due to a leash tied tightly around her neck and the baby was forced to watch its mama suffer. The pain caused by another human’s misdeeds can only be cured by another human’s love. Please lend […]
News has been blowing up lately about the horror that is dog factories. But have you heard of cat factories? Recently, Animal Rights Group CARE caught an illegal cat factory red-handed. CARE rescued over 50 cats from the unsanitary, unsafe, and uncomfortable container that they were being held in. We were helped by a veterinarian […]
On June 10th 2016, CARE received notice of a car that was suspected to be holding dogs and cats in critical condition. We rushed to the scene immediately, spoke to the man in charge, and successfully rescued 48 dogs and cats. In the midst of this rescue, we discovered two cats and a dog who […]
On April 4th, 2016, CARE’s rescue team received a request for help in the mail. A woman had found Kumdoongi near a restaurant owned by her parents. The dog’s skin was severely torn off due to burns and continued to bleed with every movement. With the message, the witness sent a photo, within which we […]
This February, we received a report of an 80-year-old grandpa who had been keeping around 40 dogs in captivity. We were told that he was keeping at least 40 dogs in 20 cages on one floor of a building. After contacting the old man’s guardian, we were able to find out that the initial purpose […]