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
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
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)
It has now been a little over a year since we got Tokki. Like most rescues (and people for that matter) he has good days and bad days.
We are so happy to share updates about Yellow‘s new life in Canada.
Come and meet us at Canadian Pet Expo on Nov. 24 & 24! There will be dogs who were rescued from a dog meat farm in Korea last September. The four dog meat trade survivors will fly to Canada to find their forever familes. Don’t miss out on the amazing opportunity to meet the beautiful Korean …Read More about Canadian Pet Expo 2018
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.
July 2018: Goldy Along came Goldy – a mini poodle under 9 lbs! I did some research on smaller breed in preparation of Goldy’s arrival – there is never enough research one can do because once again, every dog is unique/different. Goldy was an attention seeker and had some separation anxiety. I felt it …Read More about Fostering Dogs 101: Part 2