In an industrial like building there are rows upon rows of kennels and the sounds of loud barking echoing through. As you walk down each aisle, scurrying little feet follow you along, begging for pets and starving for attention. These are the residents of the Yangpyung Pound – a high kill city shelter.
Scarlet was among the 69 dogs who were rescued from the Dangjin dog meat farm in 2018. She was found in a filthy, rusted cage by herself with patches of fur, itchy skin, and had obviously had a litter not long ago, although they were nowhere to be found on the farm.
We’ve concluded another successful Freedom Walk, and we couldn’t have done it without you! Thank you to everyone who participated, donated, shared our mission, and cheered us on. We are excited to announce we raised $13,769 this year, all of which will be put towards supporting our dog meat trade rescues.
Training a dog to get settled is not something that happens overnight, because dogs don’t understand human languages or the circumstances of the fate we’ve chosen for them. Settling in takes time and patience. The process isn’t black or white, nor is progress linear. There is no ‘typical’ timeline in which things are expected to …Read More about The Charley Diaries Part 3: Expanding Horizons
Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither is Charley’s confidence. But the city slowly became a hallmark of pride, inspiration, and awe. That’s where our little Einstein is headed. Charley has been slowly gaining his confidence, and trusting his humans to lead him there. More and more he is choosing what is right, and …Read More about The Charley Diaries Part 2: Getting to Know Each Other
This is Charley. He is not available for adoption at the moment, but is working hard to get there.
Last year, rescuers were called to a seemingly abandoned home on a property in Hongsung, Korea where they suspected something wasn’t right. What they found was a complete nightmare.
Dori was one of 4 puppies born to a family rescued from the floods in Korea where they were intended to be slaughtered for meat during Boknal, a traditional South Korean day of eating dog meat.
On August 7th, 2020 Free Korean Dogs answered a call for help to rescue 6 Dosa dogs who would have either drowned in the recent floods or slaughtered for a celebratory meal during the last day of Boknal. Our rescue was a success, and we’ve taken the last few weeks to address their medical needs …Read More about An Update On Our Dosa Dog Meat Rescues!
One of the first few questions adopters always ask us – “Which brand or type of dog food should we get for our new dog?” or “Our dog arrived but is not eating well (or not touching the food). Doggie seems like a picky eater – what should I do?”
Dari was rescued from a fishing dock last spring. She was seen roaming around the area for several weeks searching for food and scavenging for food scraps. She had become known in the area, and it became clear she needed to be rescued before being picked up for euthanasia or sold to a meat seller.
The Dosa Family Rescue: South Korea is currently experiencing its highest level of rainfall since 2013. Torrential rainfall has devastated the country with flash floods, flooding, and landslides with no end yet in sight. The longest recorded monsoon season lasted 49 days in 2013; current weather forecasts are predicting this year’s season may last longer.