South Korea’s plan to ban the dog meat trade by 2027, supported by the government and People Power Party, signals a significant shift in animal welfare and cultural attitudes, aligning with the country’s growing trend of pet ownership.
Explore Boknal, Korea’s annual dog meat tradition. Learn about the practices, beliefs, and controversies surrounding this event and the dog meat trade.
Join The Dosa Family Rescue in aiding South Korea’s flood crisis. Devastating floods and landslides demand urgent support during this prolonged monsoon season.
Explore Boknal: South Korean tradition’s controversial start on July 16th, 2020, celebrating summer with dog meat-based stews and tonics.
Chobok, Joongbok, and Malbok: Korean summer days for dog meat soup. Tradition meets myths about stamina. Explore the cultural perspective.
Toronto’s 2nd protest vs. Korea’s dog/cat meat trade. Supporters unite for compassion in summer heat. Join ongoing movement at Korean Consulate.
Join us on July 8th, 2017, at the Korean Consulate in Toronto for a demonstration against Boknal and the Korean dog and cat meat trade.
Join EK Park’s protest on Aug 13 at Moran dog meat market, Seoul. Fight against Boknal’s dog meat tradition. Stand against cruelty.
Join Korea’s landmark multi-org protest against the dog and cat meat trade on July 23rd, Gwanghwamun Square, Seoul. Unite globally and make a difference.
Guest article by Greg Mount Summer is a really bad time to be a dog in Korea. Bok Nal, or the dog days of summer, is the Korean name for the oppressively hot Korean summer. This year Bok Nal begins on July 17th and ends on August 16th. Many Koreans, mostly older generations, believe that…
Explore Greg Mount’s insights on Korean culture, tradition, and the dog meat trade. A heartfelt perspective from a Free Korean Dogs member.
Delve into Korea’s complex dog meat industry. Explore its cultural roots, political challenges, and the debate surrounding its consumption.
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