Sister City Campaign – Incheon, South Korea – Philadelphia

Mayor of Philadelphia: 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 Philadelphia in 1983, 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.

Moonhak-dong Incheon Dog Slaughterhouse_1Countless 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.

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 SIGN OUR PETITION
  • Send an email to Mayor Jim Kenney!(Use below suggested message or petition for email text)
    [email protected]; [email protected];
  • Click HERE to send online message to the Philadelphia City Council members!
    Put your cursor on each council member and click “Learn More”. Then use the contact form on the right corner of the screen to send message.
  • Call the Mayor’s Office!
    Phone: (215) 686-2181
    Fax: (215) 686-2180
  • Send a Twitter message!
    [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] Mayor Kenney Plz urge Incheon–stop torture&killing dogs
  • Send a letter! (Use below suggested message or petition for letter text):
    Office of the Mayor
    Room 215 City Hall
    Philadelphia, PA 19107 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(구월동)
    South Korea

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

Suggested message:

Dear Mayor Jim Kenney and the members of the Philadelphia City Council:

Please watch the below videos from dog farm/slaughterhouses in Incheon, South Korea:,
Also watch the below undercover video from the South Korea’s dog meat industry:

Do you think that Philadelphia 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:
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 Philadelphia!

  1. Terry Callow
    Terry CallowMarch 7,16

    Please stop this barbaric and killing of these family members. That’s what Cats and Dogs are, not just pets, but FAMILY MEMBERS

    • Emma Owens
      Emma OwensFebruary 14,17

      I agree with Terry Callow. We have adopted our pets and they are part of our family now.

  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. Anne Borgeaud
    Anne BorgeaudMarch 21,16

    We have to force them to be human ! They are monsters !

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