Gavin has survived a lot in his two short years of life. He was found roaming the streets of Busan, Korea, skinny and covered with dirt. He had clearly been abandoned—he was friendly and even knew some basic commands. He waited in a local shelter for months, but no one came to claim him. So …Read More about Gavin the Graduate
Hey there, I am a 8-month-old and 16-pound puppy; bred and raised on a dog meat farm in South Korea. Until I was rescued by nice people from a dog rescue organization, I lived in a small, filthy, rusty cage along with my mom and 7 siblings.
After having gone through a tough moment in my life I was looking for something to help me refocus my priorities and bring me some companionship and happiness back into my life. I decided to stop procrastinating with things in my life and take more initiative in discovering my interests; one of them involved raising …Read More about A New Start for Leaf and I
An Inside Look: Shutting Down the Dangjin Dog Meat Farm On September 1, 2018, Free Korean Dogs officially took possession of a dog meat farm operation in Dangjin, Korea and rescued 69 dogs from slaughter. The journey has simultaneously been an uphill battle and a rollercoaster ride, although we continue to soldier forward without looking …Read More about Help Rescue Dogs from the Dangjin Dog Meat Farm
Are you thinking about adopting a dog rescued from the Korean dog meat trade?
The following is part of a series of interviews with adopters about their rescue pups. This particular interview is with Hyang-Sook and her husband about their dog Hwani whom they rescued almost 16 months ago. Hwani had a rough start to life but with love and patience he is flourishing!
Its that time of year again! The snow is melting, the temperatures are rising, and the grass is finally getting green again. It is a very exciting time for your dog as there are more interesting things to see and more mischief to get into! While the rising temperatures are a treat, they also bring …Read More about Importance of annual wellness exams
Matilda is a 4-year-old Labrador and Jindo mix who has had a pretty rough start to her life.
Ken Price, founder of The Dream Team, an organization that helps to retrieve lost pets, has advice for rescue dog owners who want to keep their dogs safe. He practices what he preaches: His own dog, highly trained and used to track and find lost animals, is always on leash!
Information from an organization who helps find lost pets can help keep your new rescue dog from becoming a statistic.
At a recent seminar given by Ken Price, founder of The Dream Team, an organization that helps to retrieve lost pets, rescue dog owners learned about the dangers of loosening safety protocols before their dogs are ready.
Dear Gamza, (or “my big potato” as I affectionately called you, since your name means ‘Potato’ in Korean)