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Animals  (tags: South Korea, dogs/cats meat market, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, dogs, cats, ethics, humans, pets, protection, sadness, slaughter, suffering, PETITION )

- 592 days ago -
PETITION BY INTERNATIONAL AID FOR KOREAN ANIMALS: Taiwan, Hong Kong and Thailand banned the dogs/cats meat market years ago. It is time for South Korea to recognize the global changes and stop this heinous industry.
Petition | SOUTH KOREA: Stop Torturing and Eating 2.5 Million Dogs and 100,000 Cats in South Korea | Change.Org
Animals  (tags: South Korea, stop torturing, ban canine meat trade )

- 669 days ago -
South Korea doesn't need to torture this amount of animals each year. The tortures include broken limbs, electrocution, slashed throats, thrown in pots of boiling water, being skinned alive, getting blowtorched, etc
The Elephant That Speaks Korean
Animals  (tags: Koshik, Elephant, Speaking Elephant, Non-Human Speaker, South Korea )

- 1066 days ago -
An Asian elephant has astonished his keepers by learning to imitate at least five words in their native tongue including "hello" and "good".
South Korea Under Pressure to Scrap Whaling Plan
Animals  (tags: whales, IWC meeting, whaling, South KOREA, wildlife, environment, endangered, humans, protection, killing )

- 1189 days ago -
Anti-whaling advocates say that South Korea's whaling for 'research purposes' is 'just thinly disguised commercial whaling.'
ACTION ALERT: South Korea: Please Stop the Torture and Consumption of Dogs and Cats! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: animals, south korea, barbaric evil cruelty, horrendous cruelty, legalisation, animal welfare )

- 1381 days ago -
Every year, two million South Korean dogs and cats, the majority of whom are homeless, are captured by butchers and sold in open markets. They await the most gruesome fate--dogs are slowly and agonizingly torn apart, electrocuted, strangled.
ACTION ALERT: Please Stop the Torture and Consumption of Dogs and Cats in South Korea! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: dogs, cats, eaten, barbaric cruelty, south korea, laws, legalisation, ban dog, cat eating, animal welfare )

- 1431 days ago -
Every year, two million South Korean dogs and cats, the majority of whom are homeless, are captured by butchers and sold in open markets. They await the most gruesome fate--dogs are slowly and agonizingly torn apart, electrocuted, strangled.
ACTION ALERT: Tell South Korea to Stop Burying Pigs Alive ! PLEASE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, pigs buried alive, horrific cruelty, authorities, south korea, government animal cruelty, international outrage )

- 1730 days ago -
In an effort to control the country's worst outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in history, South Korea has ordered the killing of 1.23 million pigs and hundreds of thousands of cattle, goats and deer in the past 40 days. Sparking international outrage,
Activists Help Hundreds of Dogs Left on Island Attacked By North Korea
Animals  (tags: south korea, artillery attack, abandoned animals, starving, activists, helping, feeding )

- 1774 days ago -
A North Korean artillery attack on a South Korean border island last week that left four people dead has taken a heavy toll on animals too, with hundreds of dogs left there without care after their owners evacuated to the mainland,
ACTION ALERT: Penguins and Other Animals Exposed to Extreme Abuse in South Korea's Largest Amusement Park ! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: south korea, wild animals, abused, exploitated, cruelty )

- 1781 days ago -
"Penguins dressed in Santa Claus costumes walk, as part of promotional event in coincident with the upcoming Christmas at the Everland amusement park in Yongin, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010. Christmas is one of the biggest holidays celebrated in
South Korea Looks for Bear Farming Remedy
Animals  (tags: south korea, horriifc cruelty bear bile farms, imprisoned, savage cruelty )

- 1789 days ago -
In South Korea, it's illegal to extract bile from live bears. While this is the type of law that shouldn't even have to be on the books, the sad reality is that it not only exists for a reason, but it's also been completely ineffective in stopping the
ACTION ALERT: HELP Phrase Out Bear Farming in South Korea ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: south korea, bear farms, sadistic cruelty, legalisation, welfare )

- 1844 days ago -
As a WSPA supporter, YOU have a unique opportunity. With our member society, Green Korea United (GKU), we are talking to the South Korean Government about a way forward to end this cruel industry. Please help us rally them to phase out bear farming and
July 6 - International Day Of Action For Dogs And Cats In South Korea
Animals  (tags: July 6, dogs, cats, International Day of Action for Dogs and, South Korea )

- 1930 days ago -
In Defense of Animals and activists around the globe will be illuminating the plight of the dogs and cats in South Korea killed for human consumption during our annual International Day of Action for South Korean Dogs on Tuesday, July 6, 2010.
ACTION ALERT: Click and Help Us to Stop Torture of Dogs By South Korea!
Animals  (tags: dogs, tortured, killed, south korea, horrific cruelty, government, authorities, united dogs, petition, animal advocates )

- 2005 days ago -
This is an appeal to everyone, who's not indifferent to animals' suffering. In South Korea, over 5,000 dogs a day get strangled, burned, electrocuted or beaten to death for their meat. Help us to stop this - we need only one million of signatures!
South Korea: No Free Trade Deal For Nation That Eats Dogs And Cats ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, cats, South Korea, Free Trade Deal, killing, suffering )

- 2053 days ago -
South Korea's cat/dog consumption industry won't end for ethical reasons. But a blow to South Korean financial interests may finally make them take notice. Urge the Obama Admin and U.S. Congress to not approve a United States - South Korean Free Trade
ACTION ALERT: Help End the Slaughter of Dogs for Their Meat!!
Animals  (tags: south korea, dogs slaughtered, dog suffering, dog meat, animal advocates, horrendous cruelty )

- 2134 days ago -
There are over 6,000 restaurants in South Korea which serve dog meat. This is illegal but they do not get shut down. There is currently a petition going on which is trying to gather 1,000,000 signatures to increase pressure to shut down this horrible

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