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Civic Groups Seek Probe of Animal Activist over Fraud Allegations

Civic Groups Seek Probe of Animal Activist over Fraud Allegations

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — A number of civic groups filed a complaint Friday asking for a police investigation into mounting suspicions that a high-profile animal rights activist has secretly been exterminating stray pets with drugs in her shelter and misusing donations. They accuse Park So-yeon, chief executive of Care, of euthanizing more than [...]

Alleged Euthanizing of Stray Pets at Nonprofit Shelter Stirs Public Uproar

Alleged Euthanizing of Stray Pets at Nonprofit Shelter Stirs Public Uproar

SEOUL, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Controversy is mounting over allegations that a local animal shelter has ruthlessly been putting its animals to sleep, sparking calls for an overhaul of the animal protection system and stringent measures against animal abuse. A former employee of Care, one of the largest animal shelters in South Korea, blew [...]

Animal Activists Fight Prejudice Against Dark Dogs

Animal Activists Fight Prejudice Against Dark Dogs

An animal rights group has launched a campaign to combat prejudice against dark dogs in South Korea. SEOUL, Apr. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Animal advocacy group Coexistence of Animal Rights on Earth, known as CARE, uploaded a YouTube video highlighting the prejudice facing darker dogs, as part of its Black Dog Campaign. The four-and-a-half-minute long video produced [...]

Dog Muzzle Law Targeting Large Dogs Sparks Backlash

Dog Muzzle Law Targeting Large Dogs Sparks Backlash

SEOUL, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korean government is under fire after introducing arbitrary standards for a new dog muzzle law focusing primarily on large dogs, a move that animal rights activists have described as ‘illogical’. Under the animal law, which will enter effect next month, dogs must be kept on a leash shorter [...]