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Popularity of Pets Soars, but 50% of Owners Consider Abandoning Them

Popularity of Pets Soars, but 50% of Owners Consider Abandoning Them

SEOUL, March 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Recent data from the Seoul Institute indicates that one-fifth (20.4 percent) of households in the Korea’s capital now have animal companions as part of their family.  The data, which was based on interviews of 1,014 adults in the city, showed that only 22.8 percent never raised pets, while 56.8 [...]

Parliament Passes Law Requiring License for ‘Pet Dog Factories’

Parliament Passes Law Requiring License for ‘Pet Dog Factories’

SEOUL, March 3 (Korea Biziwre) – The National Assembly has passed a law requiring those who run “pet dog factories” to get business licenses from provincial governments, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said Friday.  The assembly passed the legislation Thursday to enhance hygiene and prevent ill treatment of dogs at the factories, [...]

Seoul Hotels Launch Pet Packages

Seoul Hotels Launch Pet Packages

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Hotels that once banned domestic pets are changing their policies, offering room options, or packages for domestic pet owners, the number of which is rapidly increasing in Korea. W Seoul-Walkerhill recently introduced a PAW (Pets Are Welcome) option for guests seeking accommodation with their pets. It costs extra an [...]