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Hana Tour Excludes Programs with Risk of Animal Abuse from All Travel Packages

Hana Tour Excludes Programs with Risk of Animal Abuse from All Travel Packages

SEOUL, July 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top travel agency, Hana Tour Inc. said Wednesday it will no longer offer programs included in overseas travel packages that may involve animal abuse. Since November of last year, the company has excluded from all travel packages controversial programs like elephant trekking, carriage rides led by a [...]

First Case of Pet with COVID-19 Ignites Concerns About Animal Abuse

First Case of Pet with COVID-19 Ignites Concerns About Animal Abuse

BUSAN, Jan. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Concerns about animal abuse and mistreatment are growing after a cat recently tested positive for COVID-19 in Jinju, South Gyeongsang Province where an infection was reported. A female worker who is a so-called ‘cat mom,’ a person who provides food to stray cats, recently experienced an embarrassing moment. When [...]

Anti-barking Devices Ignite Animal Abuse Controversy

Anti-barking Devices Ignite Animal Abuse Controversy

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Anti-barking devices that were developed to prevent pet dogs from barking are sparking controversy over animal abuse. A variety of anti-barking devices and after-purchase reviews are available when searching through Internet shopping malls. Most of them are necklace type models that give a physical shock from electricity or ultrasonic [...]