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Ground-breaking Plans to Introduce Stronger Animal Welfare Laws

Ground-breaking Plans to Introduce Stronger Animal Welfare Laws

SEOUL, Jan. 24 (Korea Bizwire) –  Members of the local and international media are invited to attend a press conference on January 25, 2017, at the National Assembly Building in Seoul, South Korea, at which time proposed legislation to significantly strengthen the country’s animal welfare laws will be introduced. Senator Pyo Chang-won, Chairman of the [...]

Last Chance for Animals Exposes Severe Cruelty Inside the Slaughterhouses of China’s Yulin Dog Meat Festival

Last Chance for Animals Exposes Severe Cruelty Inside the Slaughterhouses of China’s Yulin Dog Meat Festival

LOS ANGELES, CA, Jun. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Undercover footage released exclusively today by nonprofit Last Chance For Animals (LCA) exposes the horrific abuse and torture endured by dogs inside slaughterhouses at China’s Yulin Dog Meat Festival. LCA is the first organization to document the unsanitary conditions and inhumane treatment of dogs inside Yulin’s slaughterhouses. [...]

World Animal Protection: The show can’t go on – the truth behind animal entertainment abuses exposed

World Animal Protection: The show can’t go on – the truth behind animal entertainment abuses exposed

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (Korea Bizwire) – From elephant rides to walking with lions, selfies with tigers to swimming with dolphins, wild animal attractions are currently part of too many holidays. Yet tourists are largely unaware of the cruelty that goes on behind the scenes.   Tourists might think riding an elephant or walking with lions [...]

RDA to Develop and Commercialize Highly Efficient Animal Farm Facilities

RDA to Develop and Commercialize Highly Efficient Animal Farm Facilities

SEOUL, Sep. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – The Rural Development Administration (RDA) is stepping up efforts to develop and commercialize highly efficient animal farms that meet the criteria to accredit animal welfare livestock farms. An animal welfare livestock farm is the system to certify a livestock farm that raises livestock according to the high-level animal protection and [...]

RDA Develops Animal-friendly ‘Multistage Egg-laying Hen Facilities’

RDA Develops Animal-friendly ‘Multistage Egg-laying Hen Facilities’

* Click the link to view the real image for the ‘Multistage Egg-laying Hen Facilities’ (link to the real image)   SEOUL, Korea, July 26 (Korea Bizwire) – The Rural Development Administration (RDA) has announced the development of ‘multistage egg-laying hen facilities’ that not only increases the effectiveness of breeding and decreases the amount of labor [...]