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
It has only been two weeks since Soomin joined our family. During that time, he has adjusted perfectly into his new family life. His mannerism, playfulness and cuteness; every single aspect of him fits into our lives so perfectly, like a puzzle. We love our Soomin so much and he has shown us so much …Read More about From Korea with love
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:
A trip to Korea has a very different meaning and purpose for the Directors of Free Korean Dogs. Unlike a leisurely trip for most travelers to Korea, I have been telling everyone the Founder & Executive Director of Free Korean Dogs is doing the heavy lifting in Korea.
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.
The season of love and joy is upon us. December is when people celebrate the year end at holiday parties, and of course, there is Christmas – oh yes, Christmas… with beautiful lights on the street, people’s smiles and laughter, a table full of delicious and warm food, and presents going around the room with …Read More about All They Want for Christmas is You!
Imagine there are 55 adorable and adoptable pups in a shelter in South Korea being taken care for and looked after with love and dedication. Now imagine that this only haven for these dogs must be shut down within less than 2 months, and the pups are facing the uncertain fate. Some of them may need …Read More about Help 55 Adorable Dogs Find Their Forever Homes
Matilda is a 3-year-old female Labrador mix rescued from Korea. This sweet girl is looking for her forever home in Toronto.
Our protest against the dog and cat meat trade continues until August 11 (the last day of Boknal). EK Park, the founder of Free Korean Dogs, will be at the Korean Consulate in Toronto for the following days. If you can join us, that would be amazing. Your voice counts. July 27 (Thursday) from 12-2pm …Read More about Ongoing Protest against the Dog and Cat Meat Trade
Join Free Korean Dogs for our second annual Toronto protest against the Korean dog and cat meat trade. Thousands of dogs and cats will be tortured and slaughtered during Boknal, Korea’s summer dog meat festival, which begins July 12th. Help us send a clear message to Korea that now is the time to end the …Read More about Toronto Protest Against Korea’s Dog and Cat Meat Trade
Heidi and Daniel, parents of Olympic figure skater and animal advocate Meagan Duhamel, recently adopted Daegong, a rescue from the Korean dog meat trade.