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.
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
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!
For the first time in history, the South Korean court ruled that killing dogs for meat is illegal. This progress makes it one step closer to banning the consumption of canines all together.
Free Korean Dogs at Woofstock Event 2018
A trip to Korea has a very different meaning and purpose for the Directors of Free Korean Dogs. Unlike a leisurely trip for most travelers to Korea, I have been telling everyone the Founder & Executive Director of Free Korean Dogs is doing the heavy lifting in Korea.
It wasn’t always Dave. I had a temporary name, Da-Haeng, when I was rescued. Before, I was a dog hanging by the noose, waiting to be slaughtered. I was being beaten so that I could be tenderized for dog meat soup during Boknal. I was destined to die and become food.
Our Search We’ve always loved dogs, and when we finally bought our first house and were settled we were heart set and determined to find a rescue dog perfect for us. What we didn’t know was how competitive it would be!
The video was so heartbreaking, the kind you watch then wish you’d never clicked “play.” Away from the competition on the field, the Olympic Games can shine a global spotlight on a country’s human or animal rights atrocities, and in Pyeongchang, South Korea, the biggest news story outside of the sporting events was about the …Read More about Meet My Beautiful Korean Granddaughter
While my husband and I knew that we wanted a dog eventually, we were trying to keep ourselves content with following puppy accounts on Instagram and pointing out cute dogs we saw on our walks to the beach. Still, we found ourselves occasionally checking PetFinder and other sites.