The adoption fee is $500 USD (approximately $670 CAD depending on the current exchange rate). This fee helps to offset the cost to transport the dog from Korea to one of our destination cities in the United States and Canada.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. The adoption fee helps to cover the original transportation cost to get the dog from Korea to your city.
Yes, it is mandatory that all dogs in Korea have to pass a quarantine and carry health certificates before getting onto a flight. The health certificates prove that the dog has received vaccinations for Rabies, DHPPL, Influenza, and Kennel Cough. Each dog also must have proof of completing Giardia and Heartworm tests.
All adult dogs are spayed/neutered before adoption. Some of our puppies are not spayed/neutered before adoption. If a puppy is adopted before it has been spayed/neutered, then it is the responsibility of the adopter to spay/neuter the puppy before it is 6 months old and to mail a copy of the operation certificate to us.
No. You must live near one of our destination cities. One of our adoption facilitators will need to conduct a home visit. Also, the stress of a long flight is difficult enough for these dogs. Additional travel beyond the long flight from Korea is too much stress for the dogs. They’ve suffered enough already.
It is possible but only in very special circumstances. We don’t encourage foster to adopt.
Submit your application and we will get back to you to arrange an interview and home visit. If everything goes well, you will be asked to sign an adoption agreement and pay the adoption fee. We will then make arrangements to pick up your adopted dog.
No. We have adoption facilitators in our destination cities who perform home visits to ensure that all our dogs find a safe and loving home. Therefore, we only send dogs to destination cities in the US and Canada that have adoption facilitators available.
No, it is similar to adopting a rescue dog in general. Each dog has a unique history, experience and personality. As with any dog, they will need some time to adjust to their new home with you. We ask that you provide our rescue dogs with love and patience – we know that they will …Read More about I am a little bit nervous about adopting a Korean rescue dog. Is there anything I should know?
A flight volunteer is someone who brings a dog from Korea to one of our destination cities in the US and Canada. If you are planning to fly from Korea to one of our destination cities, you can save a dog from the Korean dog meat trade. It won’t cost you anything and we’ll guide …Read More about What is a flight volunteer?
Fill out a flight volunteer application to provide your flight information to us.
No, we take care of the entire process and payment. Our volunteers will meet and guide you at the airport.