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New Campaign Gives Abandoned Dogs a Chance for a New Home

New Campaign Gives Abandoned Dogs a Chance for a New Home

SEOUL, Jun. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced today plans to operate a program that would allow Seoul residents to take a stroll in the park with abandoned dogs before making a decision whether or not to adopt the animal. The adopt-a-dog campaign is scheduled to take place at two venues in [...]

Site of Dog Fights Raided

Site of Dog Fights Raided

SEOUL, May 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Animal rights group Care announced yesterday that it had visited the location of a dog fighting ring in Ganghwa-gun, Incheon with police officials, exposing the site where animal abuse was ongoing. Care activists and police officers from Ganghwa Police Station raided the dog fighting ring yesterday circa 5:20 a.m. [...]

Conglomerates Cash in on Lucrative Pet Industry

Conglomerates Cash in on Lucrative Pet Industry

SEOUL, May 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Large Korean conglomerates such as Shinsegae, Lotte and CJ are expanding their offerings in the pet industry by catering to growing market demand. The companies have opened professional pet shops that provide a comprehensive array of products and services, from pet food and grooming services to even lodging for [...]

Government Ministries Unite to Fight Roadkill Accidents

Government Ministries Unite to Fight Roadkill Accidents

SEOUL, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Environment will be joining hands with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport as well as members of civil society to decrease the number of roadkill accidents that occur on the nation’s thoroughfares. The Ministry of Environment announced yesterday that it was developing new guidelines, in [...]