Last fall, the world leaned in intently with open ears after South Korean president Moon Jae In reportedly asked vice president Kim Boo Kyum, “Hasn’t the time come to end dog meat consumption?”. Following Moon’s comment, the government set up a task force with the responsibility of conducting an in-depth examination as to whether or …Read More about Korea’s New Leader: Shaping the Future of the Dog Meat Trade
Another year, another winter. While we switch our furnaces from cool to warm, put away our tee shirts and shorts and bring out the winter coats and boots, winter preparations look much different for our shelters in Korea. Unfortunately, they don’t have the luxury of a furnace, or even solid walls for that matter. Winters …Read More about Winter Shelter Preparations
Our third annual Freedom Walk (and first in-person Vancouver walk) had us smiling from ear to ear, and we’re still all smiles! It was such a joy to see everyone again after over a year of what felt like endless lockdowns, restrictions, and subsequent isolation from each other. Thank you everyone for yet another successful …Read More about Thank You for an Amazing Freedom Walk 2021!
We are thrilled to announce our annual Freedom Walk 2021! 100% of proceeds will help support the food, medical, shelter, and training needs of dog meat farm rescues. Come out and join us in person or virtually! Our Freedom Walk is open to everyone and anyone, anywhere! You don’t need to be a FKD adopter …Read More about Freedom Walk 2021 – Toronto
We are thrilled to announce our annual Freedom Walk 2021! 100% of proceeds will help support the food, medical, shelter, and training needs of dog meat farm rescues. Come out and join us in person or virtually! Our Freedom Walk is open to everyone and anyone, anywhere! You don’t need to be a FKD adopter …Read More about Freedom Walk 2021 – Vancouver
It’s been for a while since we discovered and rescued 15 dogs from a restaurant in Yongin, Korea, who were being raised for slaughter for fresh dog meat stew. They have since been known as our “Yongin rescues”, and while we have been inadvertently slow with updates we have been busy with the pups behind …Read More about Yongin Dog Meat Rescue Update 2
Boknal, Korea’s annual dog meat tradition in which dog meat consumption is encouraged during the “hottest days of summer” to boost stamina, immune systems, and prevent or cure other ailments, is now underway in Korea.
In an industrial like building there are rows upon rows of kennels and the sounds of loud barking echoing through. As you walk down each aisle, scurrying little feet follow you along, begging for pets and starving for attention. These are the residents of the Yangpyung Pound – a high kill city shelter.
We’ve concluded another successful Freedom Walk, and we couldn’t have done it without you! Thank you to everyone who participated, donated, shared our mission, and cheered us on. We are excited to announce we raised $13,769 this year, all of which will be put towards supporting our dog meat trade rescues.
They often say we can learn a lot from dogs, which is certainly true of Onjung’s story. She teaches us that even when life gives you spoiled lemons, you can still make lemonade.
Kito is one of our rescue dogs who was adopted by the wonderful Laura Nashman! As Kito is so grateful to have found his forever home in Canada, he thought he should organize a concert fundraiser to help all the doggies left in Korea. The program for the evening is below: – Concert with Flutist …Read More about Kito’s Christmas Concert and Fundraiser for Free Korean Dogs
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. The walk will …Read More about FKD Freedom Walk and Picnic