To put lightly, the Korean dog culture is very different from that of Canada. The Western’s view of dogs as “man’s best friend” is very slowly taking hold in Korea, where Boknal, the unionized and protected dog meat industry, lack of effective and just animal protection laws, and operation of filthy puppy mills are still …Read More about The Dog Culture in Korea: Why We Should Care
Dog Meat Farm
Matilda is a 4-year-old Labrador and Jindo mix who has had a pretty rough start to her life.
Dear Gamza, (or “my big potato” as I affectionately called you, since your name means ‘Potato’ in Korean)
In March of 2017 I lost my best friend Dudley to lymphoma. It was the hardest thing I ever had to do. I also lost both my parents at age 60 and the only companion I had left was Dud who I had for almost 15 years. For a while, I struggled with the idea …Read More about A thank you note about Rick
We are so happy to share updates about Yellow‘s new life in Canada.
We lost our dog a year and a half ago. He was just shy of 17 yrs old. We missed him; his love and companionship. It was the best of happenstance we found Free Korean Dogs and EK. We recently adopted Sari, who we renamed Ellie, from Free Korean Dogs. It was the best experience …Read More about Definition of Happenstance- Discovering Free Korean Dogs and Finding Ellie
Come and meet us at Canadian Pet Expo on Nov. 24 & 24! There will be dogs who were rescued from a dog meat farm in Korea last September. The four dog meat trade survivors will fly to Canada to find their forever familes. Don’t miss out on the amazing opportunity to meet the beautiful Korean …Read More about Canadian Pet Expo 2018
It was a hot summer day that I first saw Scarlet and Jimmy. They were two of 69 dogs in the Dangjin dog meat farm; Scarlett was locked in a filthy, rusty and cramped cage while Jimmy was tied to a cement block outside.
Yellow is a 2yr old lab. And like her name suggests, her personality is positive and bright. She is very sweet and friendly to everyone! Yellow was one of the lucky dogs rescued from a dog meat farm in Dangjin, Korea on September 1st.
My partner and I love going up to his mother’s place in the country. It is a great escape from the city, quiet and peaceful, surrounded by conservation area and beautiful farmland. When we first adopted Ollie (formerly Odong), we were curious if this former ‘country’ boy would love this rural as much as we …Read More about Ollie’s First Thanksgiving
Two of the Dangjin Meat Farm rescues have given birth. We are thrilled to welcome the new puppies, but now we need your help more than ever!
Two years ago, the founder of Free Korean Dogs, EK Park, was visiting her home town of Dangjin, South Korea when her GPS took her on a strange route. While lost, she drove along an unfamiliar, rural road and came across a solitary farm. Her heart sank. EK has rescued over 600 dogs from Korea, …Read More about Help Us Demolish a Korean Dog Meat Farm