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Seoul District Babysits Pet Dogs for Single-person Households While They’re Away

Seoul District Babysits Pet Dogs for Single-person Households While They’re Away

SEOUL, June 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Seocho District Office in Seoul said Thursday it will introduce a caretaking service for pet dogs next month, to help individuals living alone go on business trips, travel, or receive medical treatment. The caretaking service sends pet dogs to a private caretaking facility for a maximum of 24 hours [...]

Minister Nominee Seeks to End Dog Meat Through Social Consensus

Minister Nominee Seeks to End Dog Meat Through Social Consensus

SEOUL, May 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Agricultural Minister nominee Chung Hwang-keun said Wednesday he will push for an end to dog meat consumption through social compromise. Chung expressed his position on the long-standing controversy in his written answer to a lawmaker’s question ahead of his confirmation hearing scheduled for Friday. “As the number of families [...]