The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics is shining a spotlight on the Korean dog meat trade. Canadian Olympic figure skater Meagan Duhamel is leading the charge to raise awareness about the abuse of dogs in Korea.
Da-Haeng is a survivor of the Korean dog meat trade. He’s a brindle Korean Jindo dog approximately two years old. One eye needed to be removed, he has very little sight in the other and he’s currently being treated for heartworm.
Are you thinking about adopting a dog rescued from the Korean dog meat trade?
Join us on July 8th, 2017, at the Korean Consulate in Toronto for a demonstration against Boknal and the Korean dog and cat meat trade.
Animal welfare activists have found a new strategy. Tax evasion has become the latest weapon in the fight against the Korean dog meat trade.
Our first-ever adoption event at Wooftown in Toronto was a great success. There was a wonderful turnout on hand to snuggle, smooch and cuddle our gang of Korean rescue puppies. It was a wonderful socialization opportunity for the pups and an even greater opportunity to raise awareness about the Korean dog meat trade.
Help us fly six rescue puppies from Korea to Toronto before the end of 2016. If all six puppies are adopted before the New Year, we will have saved 200 dogs in 2016 from the Korean dog meat trade.
Saturday, October 22nd, 2016, marked the first annual Cause 4 Canines fundraising event in Oakville, Ontario. The event was hosted and organized by Alana Lewis, an ardent supporter of the movement to end the dog meat trade.
Two of our lucky rescues landed safely yesterday in Winnipeg, Canada. They received a warm welcome and were even featured on local television news.
We’re excited to announce that Free Korean Dogs is establishing a new shelter in Korea. The planned opening date is January, 2017 and there’s already a long lineup of rescue dogs in waiting.
On Saturday, August 13th, EK Park will lead a demonstration at the Moran dog meat market in Seoul, Korea. The protest is timed to mark Malbok, the last day of Boknal, the dog days of summer, during which thousands of dogs are slaughtered to make dog meat soup.
The owner of a dog meat farm in Jeonju, South Korea, has agreed to surrender the dogs and close the farm. However, many of the rescued dogs are very sick and need immediate veterinary care.