The adoption fee is $720 CAD including tax and 280 CAD for disabled and senior dogs (over 8 year old). The adoption fee helps to offset the cost to transport the dog from Korea to Canada.
Frequently Asked Questions
In our organization name, we are referring to “freeing” or liberating the dogs from the dog meat trade and suffering. It is not a monetary reference.
Free Korean Dogs is a registered Canadian not-for-profit organization. We are not, however, registered as a charitable organization and can not issue tax receipts. Donations to Free Korean Dogs are, therefore, not eligible for tax deduction.
No. From 2018 we bring Korean rescue dogs only to Toronto and Vancouver, Canada.
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.
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.
It is possible but only in very special circumstances. We don’t encourage foster to adopt.
First, it is important to understand that dogs play a complex role in Korean society. On one hand, 10 million Koreans have dogs as their companion animals. On the other hand, over two million dogs are brutally raised and slaughtered for their meat. Some dogs live in luxury while others are tortured beyond most people’s …Read More about Why should I adopt a rescue dog from Korea?
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 person taking a direct flight from Korea to Toronto, Canada can become a flight volunteer. Simply submit a flight volunteer application to provide your flight information to us. Then we will book the flight as soon as possible to ensure that the flight has enough space for the dog(s). Note: The amount of dogs …Read More about What is a flight volunteer and how does it work?
No, we take care of the entire process and payment. Our volunteers will meet and guide you at the airport.