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Laundromats Struggle with Malicious Customers

Laundromats Struggle with Malicious Customers

INCHEON, Dec. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — With the increasing number of single-person households in South Korea, unmanned laundromats are gaining popularity as more consumers are demanding convenient access to laundry facilities. These laundromats, however, have recently been struggling with customers who bring toys and blankets used by their pets to wash them. Laundromat owners claim [...]

Insured Pets Most Likely to Suffer from Gastritis and Enteritis

Insured Pets Most Likely to Suffer from Gastritis and Enteritis

SEOUL, Dec. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The most common illnesses that insured pets are diagnosed with at veterinary clinics in South Korea are gastritis/enteritis and conjunctivitis. Meritz Fire & Marine Insurance Co., a South Korean non-life insurer, said Tuesday the number of pets insured by the company’s pet insurance product ‘Petpemint’ reached about 30,000 just [...]

S. Koreans Call for “Animal Cops” amid Growing Number of Animal Abuse Cases

S. Koreans Call for “Animal Cops” amid Growing Number of Animal Abuse Cases

SEOUL, July 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of animal abuse cases is growing year after year in South Korea. According to the National Police Agency on Sunday, the number of cases where people were investigated for violations of animal protection laws by the prosecutor’s office has been on an upward trend, rising from 264 [...]