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Beloved Dog Breed Saved by South Korean Scientist (video)

A South Korean scientist has brought one of the country’s most beloved dog breeds back from the brink of extinction. The Sapsaree all but disappeared during the Japanese occupation of Korea, but science has helped the breed bounce back.

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12:10PM PDT on Jun 24, 2012

Wow!!!.....this is truely fantastic!!..Thankyou for posting!

9:13PM PDT on Jun 22, 2012

If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men. ---St. Francis of Assisi

4:06PM PDT on Jun 22, 2012


10:09PM PDT on Nov 3, 2011

Wonderful news, that any animal of true breeding is saved from this plight!

I too am at a loss of the constant change of the original breed of a dog. I loved the 'origional' Irish Wolfhound.

Some of the breeds that we had as children no longer exist?
They have a new name and some similar features... most are just designer dogs now-a-day and most of us have really no idea what they really have in their breeding genes.

11:32PM PDT on Oct 28, 2011

Awesome news ! I want one. How can I get one?
For some of you ignorant viewers 99.9 % of Koreans do not eat dogs. Its usually reserved for small % of older men who occasionally do so thinking it will boost their libido.
Eating dogs have been a long tradition throughout Asia,Europe and Africa. I really don't understand the hypocrsy of some Americans when we eat squrriels and raccoons.

8:06PM PDT on Oct 27, 2011

Don't they still eat dogs in Korea?

12:37PM PDT on Oct 27, 2011

Good news! Thank you for sharing it.

3:40AM PDT on Oct 27, 2011

really interesting, never heard of this breed, maybe his research can contribute to breeding other species nearing extinction.

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