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
Is your family looking to adopt a sweet and loving dog? Please consider adopting a rescue! Chancey is a rescue dog that I found in the Yongi- dong area in Pyeongtaek. This poor baby was chained outside by her self, with no water and living on top of old feces and dirty rags. She is two years old and very playful.
Today the team of Wizard of Hope Animal Shelter and I joined the campaign, Stop the Dog and Cat Meat Trade in Korea. Although it was a short time, we met the mayor of Seongnam City and were able to deliver our message that we want the city to shut down Moran Market.
Two weeks ago we got an email from Amanda Clasen, a member of Kunsan PAWS, a wonderful animal welfare community inside the US AIR FORCE BASE in Kunsan, Korea. She said that Kunsan PAWS wanted to donate over 5,000 pounds of dog food to Free Korean Dogs.
Grace and Happy are mom and daughter rescue Jindo dogs in Korea. These poor dogs had witnessed so many deaths and torture of their family and friends. Before they were rescued, Grace also suffered from severe skin diseases. Thankfully, the suffering is over. They are safe now.
This week EK Park, our founder, was invited by Humane Society International to film the closing of their 5th dog meat farm in Korea. They also rescued the 170 dogs from the farm that were destined for slaughter. The dogs will now be put up for adoption to their forever homes.