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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 [...]

S. Korea’s Pet Care Market Estimated at US$1.57 bln in 2019

S. Korea’s Pet Care Market Estimated at US$1.57 bln in 2019

SEOUL, Apr. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s pet care market is estimated at US$1.57 billion this year, industry data showed Friday, with cat food being one of the major contributors. The estimate marks a 5.4 percent on-year rise from last year’s estimated $1.49 billion, and a twofold jump from 2011, industry tracker Euromonitor International [...]

Firefighter Receives Recognition from Animal Protection Agency After Resuscitating Cat

Firefighter Receives Recognition from Animal Protection Agency After Resuscitating Cat

CHUNCHEON, Mar. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean firefighter received a plate of appreciation from an animal protection agency on Thursday after rescuing and reviving a cat found at the site of a fire. Fire Capt. Park Min-hwa, leader of a rescue team at the Chuncheon Fire Station, received the plate from Cho Hee-kyung, [...]