On Sept 1st Free Korean Dogs rescued 69 dogs from the Dangjin Meat Farm. After the dogs were removed and sent to various shelters, the Korean activists and volunteers stood by and watched as the Dangjin Meat Farm was bulldozed. Although the demolition was cathartic, and an apt representation of the collapsing of the dog …Read More about The Hard Work Starts Now!
Chicken Farm Dogs
If you are flying from Korea to Toronto or Chicago, or any cities in North America with direct flight, you could save precious lives of dogs rescued from dog meat farms in Korea.
Although these dogs are rescued from the hell, many of them die in a shelter because of the stigma as a “meat or farm” dog. It is so sad and heartbreaking.
While EK is in Korea shooting her documentary, Compassion Soup: the End of Dog Meat in Korea, she visited Gin Oak shelter and had so much fun. There are currently 11 dogs rescued from a chicken farm before they were sold to the dog meat market in Korea.
While I’m in Korea shooting my documentary, Compassion Soup: the End of Dog Meat in Korea, I’m also working very hard to find homes for the Chicken Farm Dogs at Gin Oak Shelter and also the dogs at Wizard of Hope Animal Shelter (WOH). At the moment, there are 10 dogs, mostly Jindo mix, at Gin Oak shelter and 32 dogs (half of them are small breeds) at WOH.
Each year over two million dogs are slaughtered by Korea’s unregulated dog meat industry often after enduring unbearable suffering. Especially during Bok-Nal through July and August, two-third of dogs are killed for Boshintang (dog meat soup). It is because many Koreans believe that Boshintang boosts their stamina and energy. That’s why it is often called …Read More about Meet These Adorable Rescue Dogs in Korea
What do you have to know before fostering a rescue dog in Korea? Dale, a foster parent originally from Alabama in the US, is sharing her experience in fostering a dog rescued from the meat trade in Korea. Dales says that a lot of people have romanticized the idea of fostering and adopting. But you really have to consider it before you just go and adopt a pet.
Who could imagine that Swayze was a dog raised for his meat until six months ago in Korea? But now he is the happiest chicken farm dog in the world. Swayze is an one year old dog living in Seoul who has his own bed, countless toys, and the most beautiful mama. Born in Ilsan outside Seoul, Swayze was one of the twenty dogs raised for their meat by a neglected chicken farm owner.
Bella is one of the most popular dogs from the Gin Oak shelter both to volunteers and shelter dogs. She is an one year old female dog rescued by Jinoak last spring in Korea. I asked Jinaok to tell me everything about Bella. She says that Bella is a happy virus: she makes people and even dogs laugh and happy. Bella is the most affectionate, loving dog who is more than ready for her forever home. Who will be the lucky person?
The current shelter is not yet completed and also a year leased temporary one. Jinoak has to return the land and remove the shelter after a year. That’s why it is so important for us to find forever homes for the chicken farm dogs. Let’s help the chicken farm dogs to find their forever homes so they know they are not left alone.
In this video interview, Jinoak shares her personal story about how she got involved in animal rescue and what made her to decide to rescue the twenty chicken farm dogs. When people see animals rescued they get excited and want to help, but as time goes by people forget about the ones rescued.
This is the story of Jinoak Oh from South Korea who is trying to save chicken farm dogs from being sold into the dog meat market. Considering the fact that dog meat consumption is still widely practiced in South Korea mostly among older generations, Jinoak Oh is a truly courageous and compassionate woman.
Update: We are happy to report that all of the Chicken Farm dogs have been adopted and have found their forever homes. Yay! Thanks to everyone who worked so hard to make this happen. Back in April we shared the story of Jinoak, our colleague in South Korea. Jinoak discovered 20 dogs being held in horrible conditions …Read More about Adopt the “Chicken Farm” Dogs