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Increasing Number of Cats Return to Veterinary Clinics to Re-do Neuter Surgery

Increasing Number of Cats Return to Veterinary Clinics to Re-do Neuter Surgery

SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Netizens are increasingly concerned about their neutered pet cats experiencing unexpected side effects. An animal-related documentary on the state-run education broadcaster EBS introduced a pet cat that pees on unfamiliar smells. The cat’s owner believed that the cat had been neutered. It turned out that the cat, however, wasn’t. [...]

Imports of Cats, Dogs Double in 2 yrs amid Pandemic-driven Stay-at-home Mode

Imports of Cats, Dogs Double in 2 yrs amid Pandemic-driven Stay-at-home Mode

INCHEON, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has imported twice as many cats and dogs this year compared with two years ago as people spend more time at home amid the protracted COVID-19 pandemic, customs data showed Wednesday. According to the data by the regional customs office in Incheon, a main gateway for trade [...]

Pet Ownership Surges in S. Korea

Pet Ownership Surges in S. Korea

SEOUL, April 29 (Korea Bizwire) — As of last year, close to 6 million households nationwide were estimated to be raising 8.56 million companion animals. According to a survey conducted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, and 5.91 million households raised companion animals, up 800,000 from 5.11 million a year earlier. Specifically, [...]