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.
The Namyanju dog farm rescue that started in April finally finished on August 9th with the liberation of all 220 dogs incarcerated there.
Our wonderful volunteers have been caring for the ones that were removed earlier, and with a lot of love and some veterinary treatment—and a lot of support from our supporters—a lot of them are doing much better now, and showing signs of recovery.
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.
After many surgeries, the gash on Goma’s hip is beginning to heal. He has had a rough few weeks, going in and out of surgery while being treated for heartworm. He is holding up very well. Understandably so, Goma still has a hard time approaching humans. Because he was hurt severely while wandering the streets, […]
Under a chicken coop on a farm in Gyeonggi-do, a young white dog with a severe case of skin disease was found hiding from the rain and heat. Though he seemed quite friendly toward approaching humans, he only ate when people left him food or water in front of him and left. CARE rescued the […]
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 […]