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Animal Rights Group Calls for Guidelines on Animal Photography

Animal Rights Group Calls for Guidelines on Animal Photography

SEOUL, Sept. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — An animal protection agency has reported that more than half of the workers in the media industry with experience in animal photography have taken photos of animals without following proper guidelines. Korea Animal Rights Advocates conducted a survey of 157 workers from film, broadcasting and new media industries, in [...]

S. Koreans Call for “Animal Cops” amid Growing Number of Animal Abuse Cases

S. Koreans Call for “Animal Cops” amid Growing Number of Animal Abuse Cases

SEOUL, July 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of animal abuse cases is growing year after year in South Korea. According to the National Police Agency on Sunday, the number of cases where people were investigated for violations of animal protection laws by the prosecutor’s office has been on an upward trend, rising from 264 [...]

Hospital Indicted on Allegations of Illegal Cat Experiments

Hospital Indicted on Allegations of Illegal Cat Experiments

SEOUL, May 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH) and an affiliate professor have been accused with animal abuse after allegations broke out that they had conducted unnecessary experiments on cats, and euthanized them without proper anesthesia. The Beagle Rescue Network (BRN), an animal protection agency, filed a bill of indictment with the [...]

Unusual Animal Protection Campaign Draws Public Attention

Unusual Animal Protection Campaign Draws Public Attention

SEOUL, Jan. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — A rather unusual animal protection campaign depicting animals as mysterious and attractive creatures is drawing public attention. On Tuesday, Innocean Worldwide Inc., one of South Korea’s leading advertising agencies, uploaded a video clip titled ‘Super Animal Fur’ on YouTube. The video follows a poacher who is after the fur [...]