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Number of Abandoned Pets Increases Fivefold Amid Heat Wave

Number of Abandoned Pets Increases Fivefold Amid Heat Wave

CHEONGJU, Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The summer holidays may be the least enjoyable time for family animals, as pets are said to be abandoned the most during this time of year. Although the unfavorable practice has been occurring yearly, it has been especially problematic this summer due to the intense heat wave that has [...]

Dog Muzzle Law Targeting Large Dogs Sparks Backlash

Dog Muzzle Law Targeting Large Dogs Sparks Backlash

SEOUL, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korean government is under fire after introducing arbitrary standards for a new dog muzzle law focusing primarily on large dogs, a move that animal rights activists have described as ‘illogical’. Under the animal law, which will enter effect next month, dogs must be kept on a leash shorter [...]