[Campaign Replaced] Sister State Campaign – Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea

Update 11/21/21: This campaign is replaced by the below campaign:

👉 Sister State Campaign – Jeollabuk Province, South Korea – Washington:

Governor John R. Kasich of Ohio: Tell Sister State, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, South Korea, That We’re 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.

Gyeongsangbuk-do Governor Kwan-Yong Kim

Gyeongsangbuk-do Governor Kwan-Yong Kim

Gyeongsangbuk-do Province of South Korea became a sister state with the U.S. state of Ohio in 1984.

This, despite the fact that Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea is responsible for a horrendous dog and cat meat trade.

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 do nothing to stop this. One of the provinces that supports the illegal mass breeding and brutal slaughter of dogs for human consumption is Gyeongsangbuk-do.

Have you ever wondered what Hell is like? Click HERE to watch the undercover videos from dog farms and slaughterhouses in Daegu, Gyeongsangbuk-do. There are no words to describe the daily horror of this “Hell On Earth.” And there are so many dog farms and slaughterhouses like this all around Gyeongsangbuk-do.

Countless dog farms and slaughterhouses are scattered throughout Gyeongsangbuk-do 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 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.

No matter where you live, please SIGN OUR PETITION
To make this easy we’ve included text for your call and emails below.

Please sign, call and email today!

  • Click HERE to send an online message to Governor John R. Kasich!
  • Call the Governor’s Office! (614) 466-3555
  • Send letter! (Use the below-suggested message or petition):
    Governor John Kasich
    Riffe Center, 30th Floor
    77 South High Street
    Columbus, OH 43215-6117 USA

    Lt. Governor Mary Taylor
    Riffe Center, 30th Floor
    77 South High Street
    Columbus, OH 43215-6117 USA

Suggested message:

Dear Governor John R. Kasich and Lt. Governor Mary Taylor:

Please watch the below undercover video from your Sister State, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea:

Ohio should not be a sister state to any state that allows dogs and cats to be tortured and eaten. Please urge Gyeongsangbuk-do Governor Kwan-Yong Kim to close down all illegal dog farms and slaughterhouses, markets, truckers, and restaurants that 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 & Address

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

Daegu Chilseong Dog Meat Market, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, South Korea

Daegu Chilseong Dog Meat Market, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, South Korea

  1. Mauerice Frank
    Mauerice FrankApril 25,15

    If you are going to twin your state with one in Korea, your people need to be seen to have you to speak out against dog and cat meat and very cruel processes whose illegality is failing to be enforced in practice by Governor Kwan-Yong Kim. Only being committal, not being noncommittal, will align your many animal-loving voters matching the revulsion they feel.

    • Robyn Medley
      Robyn MedleyApril 28,15

      This is disgusting. Ban it now.

  2. Jason King
    Jason KingApril 25,15

    Sickening behavior and conditions

  3. Jaqueline Marques
    Jaqueline MarquesApril 25,15

    Vamos dar um basta nessas crueldades!

  4. KREMER Christiane
    KREMER ChristianeApril 25,15

    Please, work for stop this crualty????????????????????????
    Thank you for your work!

  5. Samy Delgado
    Samy DelgadoApril 25,15

    Bann this !!

  6. Aura Moscoso
    Aura MoscosoApril 25,15

    This is outrageous, I m not vivitins this country till they get civilized! DOnt eat my pets!

  7. STacey Mason
    STacey MasonApril 25,15

    This is really sick that people have to eat family pets.

  8. Karen Frank
    Karen FrankApril 25,15

    Why eat any animal, many ARE pets! Dogs and cats are pets, not food!

  9. maru maria eugenia
    maru maria eugeniaApril 25,15

    buenos días , por favor no los maten los perros !!!

  10. Lisa Lloyd
    Lisa LloydApril 26,15

    This is so wrong… These babies are wagging their tails. We’ve domesticated them, they are our friends. This is horrible. Please stop it.

  11. Ana Menino
    Ana MeninoApril 26,15

    oh my GOD this is evil

  12. Ana Menino
    Ana MeninoApril 26,15

    oh my GOD this is evil

  13. daniela schuster
    daniela schusterApril 26,15

    ihr dreckigen bastarde hört endlich auf die hunde zu fressen und dann noch bei lebendigen leib auf zu schneiden ihr seid solche tierquäler ihr seid elende miese bastarde und ändern tut sich einfach nichts. euch müsste man so am lebendigen leib aufschneiden und ausnehmen und ausbluten lassen und ihr sollt noch alles merken ihr elenden tierquäler ihr sollt umkommen ihr miesen bastarde. hört endlich auf damit es gibt genug zu essen man braucht keine hunde oder katzen oder sonst was zu fressen ihr miesen drecksarschlöcher!!!!!!!!! you dirty bastards finally listens to eat the dog and then cut in living flesh on you are such tierquäler you’re miserable rotten bastards and change simply does nothing. you would have to cut and gut the living flesh and can bleed and you shall still remember everything you miserable tierquäler ye shall perish her lousy bastards. finally listen to so there is enough to eat dog or cat, you do not need or something to eat her lousy dirt assholes !!!!!!!!!

  14. Angela Exposito
    Angela ExpositoApril 26,15

    Stop kilin dog and cat for meat

  15. perry singh
    perry singhApril 26,15

    Please help stop this immediately. No intelligent society would allow this.

  16. ciara smith
    ciara smithApril 26,15


  17. Beverly Jacobs
    Beverly JacobsApril 27,15

    Dogs and cats are man’s best friend. Little angels here to bring us joy and comfort. They are family, not food. This abhorrent torture and killing is evil, disgusting and sub-human. We need to stop these monsters however we can.

  18. Lynn J
    Lynn JApril 27,15

    This is an atrocity and must end. ALL animals have feelings and deserve to be treated with love, care, dignity and respect because they are living beings.

    BERTAUXApril 27,15


  20. Nikki Luu
    Nikki LuuApril 27,15

    Why is a country as forward in technology as Korea takes a gigantic leap back with the consuming of dogs and cats? These cruelties and backward actions will set your country back thousands of years!!! Until actions are taken, my friends, families and I will not support anything that comes from Korea!!! BE that country that is rich in compassion toward these poor beings, step into the new age and stop the cruelties of dogs and cats consumption today!

  21. Nedda Hill
    Nedda HillApril 28,15

    Shut down this barbaric, cruel, disgusting dog and cat meat eating practice!!!!!

  22. Alessandra
    AlessandraApril 29,15

    I think that Hitler had persecuted the wrong race, it was definitely better, do disappear from the face of the earth the East with all its barbaric.
    They are not humans but monsters. I hate these country , I really hope a Tzunami will destroy them all.

  23. Antje Göttert
    Antje GöttertApril 29,15

    An ugly country!

  24. alla
    allaJune 5,15

    stop it !

  25. Suzan Acosta
    Suzan AcostaJuly 1,15

    Shame Shame …. Pure evil !!

  26. Anastasia Azizova
    Anastasia AzizovaJuly 3,15

    Creatures that eat everything that moves, you burn in Hell!

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