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
Dog meat trade
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
On September 1st, 2018, Free Korean Dogs (FKD) rescued 69 dogs from Dangjin Dog Meat Farm (DMF) in Korea.
The following is part of a series of interviews with adopters about their rescue pups. This particular interview is with Diana about her dog Tommy whom she rescued almost 8 months ago. Tommy is blind but full of love for everyone. He has adjusted well, and is a champ when it comes to walks and …Read More about Tommy the Tiny wonder
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!
We have always loved animals, but our busy work schedules made it impractical to add a dog to our lives. For years I was feeding the birds and squirrels in our back yard as well as buying toys and treats for our friends’ adorable dachshund instead.
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!
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
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