Friendship State Campaign – Jeju, South Korea – Tasmania, Australia

Updated 12/5/2021.

Tasmania Premier Peter Gutwein: Tell your Friendship State, Jeju, South Korea, that you are opposed to the 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.

Acting Governor of Jeju Province Gu Man-Seop

Jeju became Friendship State with Tasmania, Australia, in 1997.

Jeju Island, the seemingly beautiful paradise and the #1 honeymoon destination for Korean couples, has an ugly side – its horrific dog meat industry. In Jeju province, there are countless dog farms, slaughterhouses, markets, and restaurants where the dogs, who are tortured their entire lives, end up being slaughtered in the most inhumane ways, such as by electrocution, hanging, or beating; and then thrown into boiling water – sometimes while they are still alive. In many places, dogs are being killed in full view of other terrified, caged dogs; and this takes place in broad daylight. In addition, many abandoned and stolen former pets end up in this industry and are subject to the same cruelty.

Video: Jeju Province, South Korean Dog Meat Industry, CARE.

Video: Watchdog raided seven dog farms in Jeju-do, CARE/Watchdog.

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

Two searches on Naver (the most popular search engine in Korea) – one was for so-called “Health Centers” 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” – resulted in countless Health Centers and dog meat restaurants in Jeju Province.

Even if half of these ‘Health’ Food Centers and restaurants serve dog and cat ‘ingredients’ in one form or another, imagine how many dog/cat slaughterhouses must be present in the vicinity of Jeju Province to supply these outlets.

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

Call for Action

No matter where you live, PLEASE SHARE these actions with your friends, especially those who live in Tasmania! 🙏

  1. Michelle Hoskins
    Michelle HoskinsSeptember 17,17


  2. Susanne Bårdsen
    Susanne BårdsenSeptember 17,17

    Please stop det dog abuse.

  3. Ilse Vanden Balck
    Ilse Vanden BalckSeptember 21,17

    END the MASSACRE, NOW !!!!!!!

    [email protected]December 5,21

    Shut down these illegal farms NOW. It is MURDER. Dogs and cats were not put on this earth to be tortured and abused. They were not put on this earth for human consumption

  5. Trudie Wessels
    Trudie WesselsDecember 6,21

    Please help us be the voice of the voiceless and help those who cannot speak out for themselves by signing and sharing this petition.

    “The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” (Mahatma Gandhi)

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