On April 17, 2021, Free Korean Dogs (alongside our Korean rescue partners) liberated 15 dogs from a restaurant in Yongin, Korea who was raising them for dog meat soup. They were kept in filthy, rusted cages and fed only scraps of human waste, waiting to be handpicked for slaughter whenever a customer ordered “fresh” dog …Read More about Rosie and Her Spring Posies
Last week we announced our endeavor in attempting to secure the safety and release of 15 dogs being kept for meat at a restaurant in Yongin, Korea. Today, it is with great relief we announce that after a tense and nerve-wracking week of negotiations, we were successfully able to acquire custody of all 15 dogs …Read More about The Man in the Red Apron
Most who follow the dog meat trade (abolishment)movement are familiar with the typical scene – rows upon rows of dogs in rusted metal cages surrounded by feces and other unrecognizable waste littered all around the area. In other cases, they are kept in display cages outside the restaurant they would ultimately be slaughtered at the …Read More about The Beginning of a New Start
Dori was one of 4 puppies born to a family rescued from the floods in Korea where they were intended to be slaughtered for meat during Boknal, a traditional South Korean day of eating dog meat.
It was love at first sight when we adopted Gracie from Free Korean Dogs rescue. She was spared the cooking pot in South Korea, where millions of dogs are brutally killed in the dog meat trade each year. Many of these rescue dogs come with a history of trauma.
In December of 2017, I had the opportunity to volunteer as a flight courier for two dogs, Tongki and Barny, who found their forever homes through Free Korean Dogs. I write my experience in the hopes that more people volunteer for this wonderful organization.
As we countdown to celebrate the new year, the mental images of 240 Korean rescue dogs meeting their forever loving families in 2017 brought some cheerful tears to my eyes.
Some dog owners do not realize how traumatic and terrified their dogs feel when they are abandoned, surrendered and dumped.
Matilda is a 3-year-old female Labrador mix rescued from Korea. This sweet girl is looking for her forever home in Toronto.
Da-Haeng is a survivor of the Korean dog meat trade. He’s a brindle Korean Jindo dog approximately two years old. One eye needed to be removed, he has very little sight in the other and he’s currently being treated for heartworm.
Estefi and Meijun adopted their beloved Guillermo from Free Korean Dogs on February 03, 2017.
Here is a letter from Emily and Nevan who adopted the beautiful rescue dog, Finn, from Korea.