Call for Action: Incheon Ganghwa-gun Government must rescue all 500 dogs from hellscape illegal dog farm!

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Video: “Hell for 500 dogs”. SBS News reported on this raid. Note, it focuses more upon a worker who has been at this farm for 10 years (who suffers from an intellectual disability) and sadly not enough on the horrible cruelty of this hellscape dog farm. The reporter says that the police launched an internal investigation into all illegal activities and violations committed at this dog farm and as soon as the charges are brought from the local government, they will start a full scale investigation. 500마리 개들의 지옥…그리고 처참한 ‘그’도 있었다

Photos: ARK119 Director Im Yeong-Ki.

As reported earlier, Animal Rescue Korea 119 (ARK119) is currently on their 16-day journey to shut down dog farms and slaughterhouses around Gimpo, Incheon Ganghwa, as well as the dog auction market in Paju. You can view updates posted on their Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Yesterday, July 15, 2021, ARK119 raided a large illegal dog farm in Incheon Ganghwa (Incheon Ganghwa-gun Buleun-myeonSamseong-ri 439) and live streamed the whole event on YouTube. The livestream video was taken down. There must have been threats from someone. I watched the entire livestream of over 3 hours and it was HELL. I am very traumatized by what I saw. So much unspeakable suffering of so many defenseless animals which devastated me. ARK119 brought with them an SBS News report team and contacted local police and government officials, as well as an agency that protects disabled people to come out to the scene. (Watch the news below) A man with an intellectual disability had been working at the dog farm for many years, and it is suspected that the female dog farmer had exploited his disability. The government authorities arrived at the scene to rescue this man but the dogs weren’t as lucky.

This illegal dog farm has violated approximately 10 different laws and will most likely be shut down, but unfortunately the dogs, 500 according to the SBS news, cannot be saved. ARK119 doesn’t have the money to save that many dogs, and most likely all of them will be sold to slaughterhouses or to other dog farms. It’s heartbreaking, but this is the reality of South Korea’s dog meat industry; no one can save all the dogs at these dog farms. The task is an enormous one, costing hundreds of thousands of dollars, a sum that the dog rescuers don’t have.

After repeated calls from the ARK119, the Ganghwa County veterinarian and the Livestock Department officials came out to the dog farm to take a look at the conditions of the dogs. What do they think about the condition of these dogs? These dogs were given rotten kimchi slop garbage covered with mold, no water anywhere in scorching heat, forced to stand on rusty, raised wire cages. The dogs are forced to have puppies over and over in their own feces, puppies dying and decaying in front of their moms, dogs in a hellish condition with no medical care. Is this animal cruelty or not?

Why does the Ganghwa government do nothing about countless, hellish dog farms just like this one scattered throughout their county? What is Incheon doing about the illegal dog farms in their city that are brutalizing and torturing tens of thousands, or possibly even hundreds of thousands of dogs?

Shame on Incheon, shame on Ganghwa County and shame on the South Korean Government!

Animal activists who have been working many months trying to get this dog farm closed are left with brokenhearted and feeling helpless…. Shutting down illegal dog farms is the responsibility of their government and not the animal activists. But because of South Korea’s callous, profoundly indifferent government, and lack of moral leadership, millions of dogs live in utter hell today. Do you want to buy Samsung, LG, Hyundai, Kia products? Please remember this!

This is why we continue to campaign so that we can stop this terrible dog meat industry and bring an end to the dog meat consumption in Korea.

Thank you, ARK119!

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Call for Action

Video: ARK119 continues their raids to more dog farms in Incheon Ganghwa-gun county. They need all of us to file e-People petitions to report another dog farm located at Incheon Ganghwa-gun Gilsang-myeon Kkachigol-gil 43 (인천광역시 강화군 길상면 까치골길 43) with many legal violations.

  1. scorpion
    scorpionJuly 16,21

    Talk about a hell hole. The pics are just disgusting. These dogs deserve a life not
    one filthy cages waiting to be torn apart for food? Normal people don’t eat dogs or
    cats. Hope these. unclean unsanitary places get shut down for ever. Really heart rendering!

  2. Kalebb Manuel Quispe Corvera
    Kalebb Manuel Quispe CorveraJuly 16,21

    Se debe pedir ayuda a algun gobierno urgente.

  3. Angela Rhodes
    Angela RhodesJuly 16,21

    This is SICK!! What kind of people do this to innocent animals??

  4. Lori Feinman
    Lori FeinmanJuly 16,21

    For your honor; with your honor end this atrocity! The good people of South Korea that do not agree with the torture and murder of Korean dogs do not deserve the hatred and shame of the world. With friendship,Lori Feinman

  5. rui pedro melo simoes almeida
    rui pedro melo simoes almeidaJuly 16,21

    So desumane.
    Pure hell.

  6. Celia Clarke
    Celia ClarkeJuly 17,21

    The condition of these poor dogs is ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING. They have injured feet from standing on wire, infected eyes from living in filth and heaven alone knows what other diseases. In my opinion only a country with an evil government would allow this situation.

  7. Adeline Wong
    Adeline WongJuly 18,21

    Signed petition and filed petition on E-People.
    Wanted to send a small donation to ARK119 but paypal singapore wont send it due to regulations.

    • team teamJuly 18,21

      Thank you, Adeline!!

  8. Marc Westerlinck
    Marc WesterlinckJuly 18,21

    Always judge a culture by the way it is treating its animals. Shame on you Korea.

  9. Lilia Birleson
    Lilia BirlesonJuly 18,21

    This is illegal and barbaric has to end. It is Murder. Dogs and Cats were not put on this earth to be tortured and abused. Those that are involved in the brutal murder of defenceless animals should be prosecuted and imprisoned for there act of cruelty to animals. What are you teaching your children and future generations that this unnecceary killing of innocent animals is acceptable. It is not. Dogs and Cats are loved throughout the World they bring pleasure to people. They are treated with kindness and Respect there lives matter too. Shut down these illegal farms Now.

  10. Rosana Trevisan
    Rosana TrevisanJuly 18,21


  11. Gina marzano
    Gina marzanoJuly 18,21

    Doesn’t get worse then this! Nothing!


    I hope the bastards responsible for this cruelty get their comeuppance in this life or the next.
    Very sick people they are.

  13. Basia
    BasiaJuly 18,21


  14. Maria Da Silva
    Maria Da SilvaJuly 20,21

    This is an act of TOTAL EVIL, the acceptance by society is Cruel and Evil act, Karma will punish in so many ways, GOD is watching those who are cruel

  15. Linda Wiltshire
    Linda WiltshireJuly 20,21

    I would not put my household rubbish in these filthy cages. The FOOD looks like vomit or diarrhoea. The poor things can’t go through anymore terror or fear. It must absolutely stink. Diseases and illnesses must be rife. Anyone that owns or works in these hell holes deserve everything bad in their lives.

  16. Anna
    AnnaJuly 21,21

    You are disgusting Korea!!!!! Wild country!!! You willa go to hello. I Hope you Die three and willa surfer forever. How dare you treat this poor Animals Luke this you piece of shit !!!!!

  17. Erica Teófilo da Silva
    Erica Teófilo da SilvaJuly 23,21

    Vamos ajudar os animais.

  18. Suzie Hinote
    Suzie HinoteJuly 23,21

    May the people that do this to animals and those that turn away and do nothing to stop this barbarism, receive this much horror in their own lives as punishment. No animal should go through the horror these animals suffer. These are sick, demented people.

  19. Hinda
    HindaJuly 24,21

    You are monsters & murders for doing this! Those dogs have souls!! Release them ASAP!!!

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