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SaveKoreanDogs (Nami Kim)

세이브 코리안 도그 (김나미)

SaveKoreanDogs LogoFrom the SaveKoreanDogs(Nami Kim): “We are a group of activists on the front lines fighting the battle to stop the dog meat trade in Korea. We are working tirelessly to save as many dogs as possible from the meat trade. The rescue team and the campaign team have our eyes and feet on the ground to educate people about the horrors of the dog meat industry and to save dogs right from the boiling pots. The campaign team is raising the voice to the government of Korea to enforce the law to make the dog meat trade illegal. The season for dog meat trade is just around the corner. There is very little we can do when the law is keeping silent but we are full of fighting spirit for the summer.”

Donations will be used toward the following:

  • Dog rescues from meat farms
  • The veterinary care, food, and shelter while the dogs await relocation and adoption
  • The fees associated with travel documents, travel crates, and airfare for the rescued dogs for their departure toward safety in the U.S. or Canada
  • The printing of posters and flyers to distribute in order to increase awareness and lessen the dog meat consumption rates

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Busan Korea Alliance for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Busan KAPCA)

A non-profit animal rights organization based in Busan, South Korea, home to the infamous Gupo Dog Meat Market. Busan KAPCA actively fights dog meat industry in Busan and surrounding regions through investigation, filing civil complaints and legal actions against dog meat industry. They also rescue abandoned and stray animals. Click to learn about Busan KAPCA! Click to see Busan KAPCA in the news!

Donation Info:
By Paypal:

By bank transfer:
Bank Name: Kookmin Bank
Swift code: CZNBKRSE
Account Number: 565001 01 267719
Account Name: Busan Korea Alliance for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (부산동물학대방지연합)

By money transfer (For example, Western Union):
Send donation to: Aera Kim (KAPCA Director)
Send email to Aera Kim: rucy3(at)

Korea Animal Rights Advocates (KARA)

카라 (사) 동물보호시민단체
A volunteer, non-profit organization. KARA believes that animals have a right to live their lives free from tyranny and suffering. The exploitation and abuse of animals is a big problem in Korea, made worse by weak animal protection enforcement and an uninformed public. KARA works to educate the public about the ethical issues surrounding animal protection in Korea. A no-kill organization working only with no-kill shelters. Click to donate!

Coexistence of Animal Rights on Earth (CARE)

One of the largest animal rights organization in South Korea, from October 2011 to July of 2012, CARE hired a group of undercover investigators to go deep into South Korea’s dog meat industry.
The undercover investigators visited over 82 locations, throughout the South Korean peninsula, including the island of Jeju: Everything from farms, slaughterhouses, markets, pet auction houses, transport, dog meat restaurants, and tonic houses. Check out the YouTube channel at ‘stopitkorea’ and get access to over 50 clips of CARE’s undercover investigation of South Korea’s dog meat industry. CARE relies exclusively on donations. Your donation will help CARE save and protect animals from negligence, abuse, cruelty, and suffering. Click to donate!
CARE is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. To claim a donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes, please keep your email donation receipt as your official record. CARE will send it to you upon successful completion of your donation.

Photo: Moran Market, Seongnam, South Korea

KOREANDOGS.ORG is a volunteer group and we are not affiliated with any of the above recommended animal rights organizations or any other organizations. However, we support the work of all the brave animal activists in South Korea by helping to raise awareness about this important issue worldwide and to help pressure the South Korean government to take an immediate action to bring this cruel trade to an end.

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