While my husband and I knew that we wanted a dog eventually, we were trying to keep ourselves content with following puppy accounts on Instagram and pointing out cute dogs we saw on our walks to the beach. Still, we found ourselves occasionally checking PetFinder and other sites.
As soon as we saw Wilson on the Free Korean Dogs website, we knew he had to be ours! The wait time for Wilson felt long, and there were some hiccups in the arrival, but as soon as we got him we felt bonded.
One afternoon in 2017, I was lazily looking at pictures of dogs on the internet. Something came over me, and the dog memes quickly became rescue websites. When I came across the Free Korean Dogs website, I didn’t know what I was getting into. I rationalized that because I had started working from home, it …Read More about Meet Charlotte who brings out the best in me
I remember seeing someone hysteric over a lost dog on Facebook a couple of weeks back. I sent over “my prayers” and went on with my day. “We’ll be very careful, that’s not going to happen to us. Not in my backyard!” I thought. Except it did happen. In my (friend’s) backyard.
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.
Minki was rescued from a highkill shelter last July in Korea. At first, the rescuer hesitated to resucue Minki because she was so skinny, small, and seemed sick.
Flora was found bleeding near a dog meat farm in Sejong city, Korea last year. She was very scared and uncontrollably trembling.
They say “what a difference a year can make” but sometimes you just don’t realize how true that can be.
This is Bin. He is about 7 years old rescued from a puppy mill in Korea. Since Koreans prefer tea-cups-sized dog, Bin who weighed 4.5 pounds was the perfect one for a breeding dog. He had lived for 6 years at a horrific prison where life had been commercialized.
My husband Mark and I started the journey of looking for a dog in November. We knew we wanted to adopt a dog and we looked at many dog rescues before we stumbled onto FreeKoreanDogs. When I saw Tokki on the website, I absolutely fell in love. I looked through all the posted pictures and …Read More about Finding Love with a Korean Rescue Dog: Part 1
I’ve always grown up with dogs, and my husband Omas and I agreed that we would get a dog once we were ready. As a couple who didn’t want to have kids, we knew that a dog would complete our little family.
On September 16, 2017 (day of our 39th wedding anniversary), we had to put Neo to sleep due to cancer. She was a Jindo, that we had adopted through the Toronto Humane Society.