For the first time in history, the South Korean court ruled that killing dogs for meat is illegal. This progress makes it one step closer to banning the consumption of canines all together.
Free Korean Dogs started 3 years ago on Canada Day – July 1st, 2015. It all started when I was visiting my mother who lives in the country side, a place with all my childhood memories. I still remember that hot summer day when I was driving on a bridge that leads to my hometown. I saw four men standing on that bridge trying to hang a dog. I pulled over the car immediately and I saw the tall, beautiful Tosha dog that I would see every morning when I walked my own Jindo dog.
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Free Korean Dogs is a registered Canadian not-for-profit organization (Corporation #942567-5) founded in July, 2015. Our goal is to end the Korean dog meat trade and promote compassion instead of cruelty toward dogs in Korea. Learn more
EK Park is the founder of Free Korean Dogs. She is a photographer, videographer and animal advocate. Born on a small farm in South Korea, EK now lives in Toronto. Learn more
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