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Natural Deaths of Abandoned Animals in Shelters on the Rise

Natural Deaths of Abandoned Animals in Shelters on the Rise

SEOUL, Dec. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — An increasing number of animals have died of natural causes at animal shelters across the country. A total of 102,915 animals died of natural causes at local government-run abandoned animal shelters across the country between 2015 and 2018, according to findings by the Korean Animal Welfare Association (KAWA). The [...]

Private Animal Protection Agencies Housing 15,000 Abandoned Animals

Private Animal Protection Agencies Housing 15,000 Abandoned Animals

SEOUL, Jul. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Some 15,000 abandoned animals at private animal protection centers located throughout South Korea are waiting for a new family. The government reported that the majority of the abandoned dogs are mixed breeds and beagles. According to the Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on Sunday, there are four [...]

Seoul to Test Abandoned Animals for Infections

Seoul to Test Abandoned Animals for Infections

SEOUL, Apr. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean capital has announced plans to test hundreds of abandoned animals in the city for infections. The Seoul Metropolitan Government said on Sunday it will test up to 1,500 animals including stray cats, abandoned animals and pets as part of efforts to control the spread of zoonotic diseases. [...]

Seoul District Opens First “Petting Cafe” with Abandoned Animals

Seoul District Opens First “Petting Cafe” with Abandoned Animals

SEOUL, Nov. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Seoul’s Gangdong District will be the first municipality in the country to open an animal shelter-cum-coffeeshop when the “Gangdong Reborn Center” opens its doors on November 24. With the pet population continuing to surge to an estimated ten million, abandoned animal cases have increased correspondingly. The district office expects [...]