On Sept 1st Free Korean Dogs rescued 69 dogs from the Dangjin Meat Farm. After the dogs were removed and sent to various shelters, the Korean activists and volunteers stood by and watched as the Dangjin Meat Farm was bulldozed. Although the demolition was cathartic, and an apt representation of the collapsing of the dog …Read More about The Hard Work Starts Now!
We found Free Korean Dogs on Petfinder. Our Dog Murphy died in Sept of 2016 at the age of 15. We waited a while to decide if we wanted another dog. Our kids were 22 and 24 and living at home.
Two years ago, the founder of Free Korean Dogs, EK Park, was visiting her home town of Dangjin, South Korea when her GPS took her on a strange route. While lost, she drove along an unfamiliar, rural road and came across a solitary farm. Her heart sank. EK has rescued over 600 dogs from Korea, …Read More about Help Us Demolish a Korean Dog Meat Farm
This is the interview with Lauren Ho, who adopted Yanghee the Jindo, a year ago.
Chokbok (July 17th), Joongbok(July 27th) and Malbok(August 16th) These Korean words represent the three hottest summer days in the year. During these three days, it is common to consume dog meat soup to cope with the heat. There is no medical or scientific evidence to prove dog meat soup increases male’s stamina. Nevertheless, this Korean …Read More about The Three Hottest Days and Dog Meat Soup in Korea
What a whirlwind of emotions it has been in the past 7 months. After the initial 3 weeks passed, we started getting down to business training Tokki to be more well behaved and start associating outdoors with happy things.
It has only been two weeks since Soomin joined our family. During that time, he has adjusted perfectly into his new family life. His mannerism, playfulness and cuteness; every single aspect of him fits into our lives so perfectly, like a puzzle. We love our Soomin so much and he has shown us so much …Read More about From Korea with love
Gathering On Saturday, June 28th, over 100 people and 20 Korean rescue dogs came together at the edge of Christie Pitts park for Free Korean Dogs’ third annual protest.
It’s easy to charmed by the sight of Sangchoo frolicking on the beach; this feisty young Jindo mix, born with one underdeveloped front leg, hasn’t let her physical challenges dampen her enthusiasm for what the world offers. She has adapted amazingly well to life with his foster parents and dog siblings since being rescued from …Read More about Sangchoo: Robodog with the Heart of a Champion
Did you know that dogs in the dog meat farm NOT ONLY suffer from living in rusty, crowded cages, BUT they are fed with awful food scrap?
As the Founder of Free Korean Dogs (FKD), EK Park planned her July trip to Vancouver; she quickly realized how much she had to do and the number of cities she had to cover in very little time. Task list included:
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. …Read More about Celebrating Canada Day & Free Korean Dogs’ 3rd Anniversary!