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Incoming President to Bring Abandoned Dog and Cat to Blue House

Incoming President to Bring Abandoned Dog and Cat to Blue House

SEOUL, May 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Now that South Korea’s newly elected president Moon Jae-in has been sworn into office, public attention is turning to whether his pets – rescued dog Maru and cat Jjingjjingi – will accompany him to the Blue House as the very first First Dog from a shelter and First Cat in [...]

Restaurants Struggle as Dog Meat Consumption Wanes

Restaurants Struggle as Dog Meat Consumption Wanes

SEOUL, July 28 (Korea Bizwire) – During hot summer days in Korea, a traditional custom is to eat “invigorating” food to counter the blazing heat that often leaves people weary and fatigued. Boshintang is a Korean “invigorating” soup that is made with dog meat, but ongoing controversy regarding the morality of consuming dog meat in Korean [...]

Two British Women Fight against Dog Meat Consumption in Korea

Two British Women Fight against Dog Meat Consumption in Korea

SEOUL, July 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Dog days, which refer to the three hottest days of the year in Korea, have been a controversial subject for quite some time. Animal rights advocates strongly oppose the idea of dog meat consumption and call it bizarre and disgusting, but some still look for rejuvenating or “stamina” food to [...]