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.
Hey, Free Korean Dogs family! We all know how wonderful our dogs are and how much they bring to our lives, but have you ever considered sharing your dog’s beautiful personality with others who could really benefit from the experience? Free Korean Dogs (FKD) is exploring the therapy dog program with St. John’s Ambulance. This …Read More about Join the FKD Therapy Dog Program
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
Gavin has survived a lot in his two short years of life. He was found roaming the streets of Busan, Korea, skinny and covered with dirt. He had clearly been abandoned—he was friendly and even knew some basic commands. He waited in a local shelter for months, but no one came to claim him. So …Read More about Gavin the Graduate
Come and meet our adorable rescue dogs available for adoption at PetSmart in Etobicoke! The adoption process Please submit your application before the adoption event (you can still apply, although you haven’t selected your dog yet). Selected applicants will get contacted for a phone interview. Applicants have to come to PetSmart to meet their dogs and also …Read More about PetSmart Adoption Event
Hey there, I am a 8-month-old and 16-pound puppy; bred and raised on a dog meat farm in South Korea. Until I was rescued by nice people from a dog rescue organization, I lived in a small, filthy, rusty cage along with my mom and 7 siblings.
After having gone through a tough moment in my life I was looking for something to help me refocus my priorities and bring me some companionship and happiness back into my life. I decided to stop procrastinating with things in my life and take more initiative in discovering my interests; one of them involved raising …Read More about A New Start for Leaf and I
Come and meet us at Woofstock on May 25 and 27, 2019!
Are you thinking about adopting a dog rescued from the Korean dog meat trade?
Come and meet us at Canadian Pet Expo 2019 in November! Don’t miss out on the amazing opportunity to meet the beautiful Korean rescues. Date: TBC
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!