Jeju Island is a popular tourist destination off the south tip of the Korean peninsula. That is where 19 dogs were recently rescued and shipped all the way to the Free Korean Dogs rescue shelter north west of Seoul.
Winter is coming in Korea and it’s getting cold at our rescue shelter in Ilsan. Jinoak and EK are busy winterizing the shelter so we can keep the dogs warm through the cold Korean winter.
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.
July 23rd marked our first ever protest to end the Korean dog meat trade. Demonstrations were held in multiple locations around the world.
Hey, it’s our birthday! July 1st marks our first anniversary and Canada’s 149th birthday. Help us celebrate this Canada Day weekend!
On July 1st, Free Korean Dogs will celebrate our first year anniversary. What a great time to look back on what we’ve accomplished and where we need to go from here to end the Korean dog meat trade.
Come together with one voice for the voiceless. Join us for Korea’s first ever multi-organization public protest against the dog and cat meat trade.
“There are many online activists in the community. They play an important role because they help share information and bring the community together. But sometimes you have to get into the middle of the action. That’s where real change happens.” ~ EK Park