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Sister City Campaign – Hwaseong, South Korea – King County, Washington

Campaign updated 7/25/2022.

King County, Washington: Tell Sister City, Hwaseong, South Korea, that you oppose 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.

Hwaseong became a Sister City to King County, Washington, in 1985.

In Hwaseong, there are numerous dog farms, slaughterhouses, markets, and dog meat restaurants where the dogs, who have been 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 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: One of many dog farms in Hwaseong, South Korea. Watchdog shut down this dog farm in June 2022.

Photos: Dog farms in Hwaseong, South Korea.

A Search Engine reveals the sickening scale of Hwaseong’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 many dozens of “Health Centers” and dog meat restaurants in the vicinity of Hwaseong.

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

Dog meat restaurants in Hwaseong, South Korea.

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 King County! 🙏

  1. Beryl Lesmond
    Beryl LesmondNovember 19,16

    How can these barbaric cannibals imagine that they are members of the HUMAN RACE???? They are absolute moronic apologies and should be banned from all contact with these TRIBES should be treated by all civilized countries with the absolute contempt they deserve

  2. Perczak Ewa
    Perczak EwaNovember 19,16

    it’s so awful !!! and they think to organise the FCI dog show in 2019 !!! the country which practice this horrendous trafic wants to welcome the dog breeders !!! what a shame for these people who will participate in !!!!

  3. Natalia Rudenko
    Natalia RudenkoNovember 19,16

    and
    the
    Council
    members
    of
    King
    County

    Dear Executive Dow Constantine and the members of the Council of King County:

    Please watch the videos from South Korea’s dog meat industry: http://youtu.be/3uR8R8Mu70Q, http://koreandogs.org/horrible-reality-of-meat-dog-farms-you-did-not-know/

    King County should not be a Sister city to any city that allows dogs and cats to be tortured and eaten. Please urge Hwaseong Mayor In-Seok Chae 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/king-county-executive-dow-constantine-tell-sister-city-hwaseong-korea-that-we-re-opposed-to-torture-consumption-of-dogs-cats
    The favor of your reply is requested.
    Thank you,

    Natalia Rudenko & Sankt Peterburg Russia

  4. jacqui fitzmaurice
    jacqui fitzmauriceNovember 19,16

    Please stop this disgusting and vile treatment of animals

  5. Justin Cuomo
    Justin CuomoNovember 19,16

    Fix your God damned economy STOP EATING DOGS THAT JUST WANT TO LOVE YOU

  6. GABRIELA VARGAS
    GABRIELA VARGASJanuary 23,17

    ESTE TERRIBLE E INFERNAL FESTIVAL ESTÁ APOYADO POR EL OSCURO Y CORRUPTO COMERCIO, QUE VEMOS Y SENTIMOS CÓMO NOS INVADE COMO EL CÁNCER, ES UN ABUSO IMPERDONABLE Y NOS ESTÁ INDUDABLEMENTE ENFERMANDO DE ODIO Y DE VIOLENCIA. ESTAS ACCIONES INJUSTIFICADAS QUE NOS DESTRUYEN E INVADEN CON TAN SEVERA CRUELDAD Y CINISMO, PROVIENEN DE SU TERRIBLE CULTURA, DE SU IGNORANCIA Y DE SU MISERABLE HISTORIA.

  7. Anu Sipiläinen
    Anu SipiläinenJuly 26,22

    Olette hirviöitä kun syötte lemmikkejä !!! Hävetkää ja lopettakaa se heti !

  8. Urszula Lund
    Urszula LundJuly 26,22

    BOYCOTT BOYCOTT BOYCOTT BOYCOTT BOYCOTT this disgusting nation of sadistic psychopaths bestially killing and eating our family members – cats and dogs!!!

    DON’T BUY anything that was made by these BLOOD-SOAKED hands of DOG an CAT TORTURERS!!!!!!!!!!

    People of UKRAINE do their best to SAVE thousands of pets, cats and dogs, from the BLOODY WAR because pets are family members! At the same time SOUTH-KOREA BESTIALLY MURDERS our FAMILY MEMBERS, cats and dogs! HOW DISGUSTING and DISRESPECTFUL of SOUTH-KOREA!I’ll remind you that DOGS and CATS are MAN’S BEST FRIENDS SINCE TIME IMMEMORIAL AND YOUR SICKENING MANNER TO HORRIFICALLY ABUSE, TORTURE AND KILL THESE LOVING, INNOCENT AND DEFENSELESS ANIMALS MAKE SOUTH KOREA THE MOST HATED COUNTRY IN THE WORLD! You INSULT PEOPLE ALL OVER THE WORLD WHO HAVE DOGS AND CATS AS THEIR MOST BELOVED FAMILY MEMBERS! THE WHOLE WORLD WATCHES YOU AND HATES YOU !!! STOP THIS SADISM and CLOSE THE DOG MEAT TRADE NOW! SHAME on sickening and disgusting South-Korea!
    YOU ARE SADISTIC ANIMAL-HATERS and disgusting sadistic psychopaths!!! South-Koreans are LOWLIFE HUMAN SCUM, they don’t deserve life on this planet, these mentally-sick bastards. I PUKE at the very mention of South-Korea!!!!!!

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