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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, [...]

Owners of Dangerous Dogs Required to Purchase General Insurance Policies

Owners of Dangerous Dogs Required to Purchase General Insurance Policies

SEOUL, April 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Owners of dogs of certain breeds will be required to sign up for general insurance to compensate for any physical or property damages starting in February next year. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs announced Tuesday it will hold a series of promotion campaigns with the private [...]