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[Campaign Closed] Sister City Campaign – Incheon, South Korea – Burbank

[Update] August 8, 2018: Burbank Mayor Gabel-Luddy and Council Member Murphy respond to ‘Call to Action’ against the dog meat trade

The Los Angeles Times reported, on August 3, 2018, that “Burbank Mayor Emily Gabel-Luddy and Councilman Tim Murphy will be sending a letter to the mayor of Incheon, South Korea, regarding the recent controversial issue involving the killing of dogs for meat consumption.” Click HERE to learn more.

[Update] July 16, 2018: Council member Timothy Murphy of Burbank responds to call to action against the dog meat trade

Click HERE to learn more.

Mayor of Burbank: Tell Sister City, Incheon, South Korea, That We’re Opposed to Torture and Consumption of Dogs and Cats!

If you want to help fight the grisly South Korean dog and cat meat trade and make a difference in South Korea, here are a few quick actions you can take that could save millions of dogs and cats each year.

Incheon Mayor Park Nam-Chun

Incheon, South Korea became a Sister City with Burbank in 1961, despite the fact that Incheon, South Korea is responsible for a horrendous dog and cat meat cruelty.

In South Korea, home to global companies such as Hyundai, Kia, Samsung, LG, Daewoo, SK, and POSCO, an estimated 2.5 million dogs are tortured and slaughtered every year because of the greed of dog eaters and the dog meat industry, and the profound indifference of the majority of South Koreans who does nothing to stop this. One of the cities which supports the illegal mass breeding and brutal slaughter of dogs for human consumption is Incheon.

Have you ever wondered what Hell is like? Watch the videos below from dog farms and slaughterhouses in Incheon. There are no words to describe the daily horror of these “Hell On Earth.” And there are so many dog restaurants, slaughterhouses, farms and meat markets like these all around Incheon.

Countless dog farms and slaughterhouses are scattered throughout Incheon and they truly are hell on earth for the defenseless dogs suffering there. Man’s best friend exists for their entire lives in squalid, feces encrusted raised wire cages in utter misery only to be slaughtered in the most horrific of ways – by electrocution, a hammer blow to the neck, being hung or beaten, bleeding to death from a slashed throat, being burned to death from a blowtorch, or thrown into a vat of boiling water while still alive.

A Search Engine reveals the sickening scale of Incheon’s dog meat demand.

Shown below are two search results on Naver (the most popular search engine in Korea) – the first one was for so-called “Health Food Shops” which commonly sell dog elixirs and cat elixirs (also known as dog soju and cat soju); and the second one was for “dog meat restaurants”.

The searches resulted in: 435 Health Food Shops; and 241 restaurants in and around Incheon.

Even if half of these ‘Health’ Food Shops and restaurants serve dog and cat ‘ingredients’ in one form or another, just imagine how many dog/cat slaughterhouses must be present in and around Incheon in order to supply all of these outlets.
Naver Search for Incheon Geongangwon 050617

Naver Search for Incheon Boshintang 050617

There are laws in South Korea against selling dogs and cats for consumption yet these laws are blatantly ignored.

Please sign petition, call and email Burbank Mayor Emily Gabel-Luddy TODAY!

Burbank Mayor Emily Gabel-Luddy

  • No matter where you live, please SIGN OUR PETITION
  • Send an email to Mayor Emily Gabel-Luddy!(Use below suggested message or petition for email text)
    egabel-luddy@burbankca.gov; sspringer@burbankca.gov; bfrutos@burbankca.gov; tmmurphy@burbankca.gov; jtalamantes@burbankca.gov;
  • Call the Mayor’s Office!
    Voice Mail: (818) 238-5750
    Fax: (818) 238-5757
  • Send a Twitter message!
    .@SmartIncheon .@parknamchun .@BurbankCA Mayor Emily Gabel-Luddy, Plz urge Sister City Incheon – stop torturing and killing dogs https://goo.gl/562D16
  • Send a letter! (Use below suggested message or petition for letter text):
    Office of the Mayor
    Burbank City Hall
    275 East Olive Avenue
    Burbank, CA 91502 USA

    Send a copy of your letter to the Incheon Mayor Park Nam-Chun!

    Mayor Park Nam-Chun
    Incheon Metropolitan City
    29, Jeonggak-ro, Namdong-gu
    Incheon 21554
    South Korea

    Address in Korean:
    박남춘 인천시장님
    21554 인천광역시 남동구 정각로 29
    South Korea

    Phone: +82-32-120
    Fax: +82-32-440-3009

Suggested message:

Dear Mayor Emily Gabel-Luddy and the members of the Burbank city council:

Please watch the below videos from dog farm/slaughterhouses in Incheon, South Korea: https://youtu.be/rq5-YeKf3jc, https://youtu.be/ldblUoQ2tvo, https://youtu.be/DplnaPSUKFQ, https://youtu.be/QmTKI4sclCQ.
Also watch the below undercover video from the South Korea’s dog meat industry: https://youtu.be/3uR8R8Mu70Q

Do you think Burbank should be a Sister City to any city that allows dogs and cats to be tortured and eaten? Please urge Incheon Mayor Park Nam-Chun to close down all illegal dog farms and slaughterhouses, markets, truckers and restaurants who serve their products. An online petition calling for your support in ending the horrendous South Korean dog and cat meat cruelty is in progress: https://www.change.org/p/burbank-mayor-the-hon-emily-gabel-luddy-tell-sister-city-incheon-south-korea-that-we-re-opposed-to-torture-and-consumption-of-dogs-and-cats
The favor of your reply is requested.
Thank you,

Your Name & City/Country

No matter where you live PLEASE SHARE these actions with your friends – especially those who live in Burbank!

  1. Susan Reilly
    Susan ReillyMarch 6,16

    How can anyone with common sense support this horrific abuse

    • Emma Owens
      Emma OwensFebruary 14,17

      This is pure evil and needs to be stopped! Thank you for what you are doing to try to stop this KoreanDogs.org!

  2. MS
    MSMarch 16,16

    We MUST make S. Korea LISTEN and change their ways regarding dogs and cats — they’ll continue their horror UNLESS we find that which will FORCE them to change!

  3. GABRIELA VARGAS
    GABRIELA VARGASApril 28,17

    I THINK IT IS TIME TO CHANGE, WE CAN NOT CONTINUE TO DO THE SAME THINGS. THIS MARKET IS A MISTAKE, IT IS AWFUL AND UNFORGIVABLE. CRUELTY WITH ANIMALS IS INDESCRIBABLE, WE DON´T NEED MORE ANIMAL PRODUCTS. PLEASE LEAVE THESE ANIMALS IN PEACE. IT IS ENOUGH! THE CRUELTY PROMOTES INSENSIBILITY, UNCONSCIOUSNESS AND VIOLENCE BETWEEN OUR SOCIETIES. WE HAVE TO EVOLVE AND BE MORE SENSITIVE, MORE COMPASSIVE AND BETTER HUMAN BEINGS.

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