Chokbok (July 17th), Joongbok(July 27th) and Malbok(August 16th) These Korean words represent the three hottest summer days in the year. During these three days, it is common to consume dog meat soup to cope with the heat. There is no medical or scientific evidence to prove dog meat soup increases male’s stamina. Nevertheless, this Korean …Read More about The Three Hottest Days and Dog Meat Soup in Korea
Dog Meat Farm
Gathering On Saturday, June 28th, over 100 people and 20 Korean rescue dogs came together at the edge of Christie Pitts park for Free Korean Dogs’ third annual protest.
Did you know that dogs in the dog meat farm NOT ONLY suffer from living in rusty, crowded cages, BUT they are fed with awful food scrap?
As the Founder of Free Korean Dogs (FKD), EK Park planned her July trip to Vancouver; she quickly realized how much she had to do and the number of cities she had to cover in very little time. Task list included:
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.
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.
Some dog owners do not realize how traumatic and terrified their dogs feel when they are abandoned, surrendered and dumped.
Gucci is a Dosa Mastiff “meat dog” rescued from the Korean dog meat trade. She now has a forever loving home outside of Toronto, Canada.
The owner of a dog meat farm in Jeonju, South Korea, has agreed to surrender the dogs and close the farm. However, many of the rescued dogs are very sick and need immediate veterinary care.