We are thrilled to be hosting our first ever Free Korean Dogs 5K Freedom Walk. Please join us as we walk together to free all dogs from lives of pain and suffering. Our route is designed for people of all abilities, whether you choose to walk 1K or the entire 5K route.
Dog meat trade
Owing to the incredibly hard work of Korean animal rights activists, the Gupo Dog meat market has finally been permanently shut down. On July 1st, 2019, eighty-five (85) dogs remaining on the premises of one of the largest dog meat markets in Korea have been rescued due to the efforts of several Korean animal welfare …Read More about Gupo Dog Meat Market Finally Shut Down
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
The following is part of a series of interviews with adopters about their rescue pups. This particular interview is with Hyang-Sook and her husband about their dog Hwani whom they rescued almost 16 months ago. Hwani had a rough start to life but with love and patience he is flourishing!
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)
On September 1st, 2018, Free Korean Dogs (FKD) rescued 69 dogs from Dangjin Dog Meat Farm (DMF) in Korea.
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
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.
As a lifelong animal lover and owner of dogs, cats, and horses, I wasn’t surprised when my 18-year-old daughter Leah expressed a wish to have a dog of her own. At home we already had an 11-year-old, 80 lb English retriever/standard poodle cross and a 9-year-old, 30 lb mini goldendoodle, as well as 2 cats.
If only there is a course out there on how to be a “good” foster parent to rescue dogs……each dog and dog owner is different. We can share what worked & what did not work – apply these learnings to our own environment & circumstances. I had the pleasure to foster 2 different dogs from …Read More about Fostering Dogs 101: Part 1