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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 [...]

Seoul City to Publish Standard Manual for Animal Protection Agencies

Seoul City to Publish Standard Manual for Animal Protection Agencies

SEOUL, Oct. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government plans to develop a manual on animal management for animal protection facilities to better protect abandoned animals. The city announced on Saturday that it will form an expert committee comprised of civil groups, academics (veterinarians, bioethics researchers), and other subject matter experts to complete the [...]