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.
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
Four harnesses, seven pairs of shoes, 3,360 miles walked: these are just a few of the numbers that reflect the first year we’ve spent together since Louie (formerly Jungyi) landed in Seattle last April 2017.
I remember seeing someone hysteric over a lost dog on Facebook a couple of weeks back. I sent over “my prayers” and went on with my day. “We’ll be very careful, that’s not going to happen to us. Not in my backyard!” I thought. Except it did happen. In my (friend’s) backyard.
In Korea, over two million dogs are tortured and slaughtered for human consumption every year. As part of the efforts to stop the dog meat trade, many animal rights activists work hard to shut down dog meat farms run illegally. But it is not easy.
Minki was rescued from a highkill shelter last July in Korea. At first, the rescuer hesitated to resucue Minki because she was so skinny, small, and seemed sick.
Flora was found bleeding near a dog meat farm in Sejong city, Korea last year. She was very scared and uncontrollably trembling.
They say “what a difference a year can make” but sometimes you just don’t realize how true that can be.
This is Bin. He is about 7 years old rescued from a puppy mill in Korea. Since Koreans prefer tea-cups-sized dog, Bin who weighed 4.5 pounds was the perfect one for a breeding dog. He had lived for 6 years at a horrific prison where life had been commercialized.
My husband Mark and I started the journey of looking for a dog in November. We knew we wanted to adopt a dog and we looked at many dog rescues before we stumbled onto FreeKoreanDogs. When I saw Tokki on the website, I absolutely fell in love. I looked through all the posted pictures and …Read More about Finding Love with a Korean Rescue Dog
I’ve always grown up with dogs, and my husband Omas and I agreed that we would get a dog once we were ready. As a couple who didn’t want to have kids, we knew that a dog would complete our little family.
On September 16, 2017 (day of our 39th wedding anniversary), we had to put Neo to sleep due to cancer. She was a Jindo, that we had adopted through the Toronto Humane Society.