Tag Archives: Animal welfare

This Has A Happy Ending

This Has A Happy Ending Kittens for sale (as pets or meat?) at Busan market.  For whatever reasons, animals in South Korea are not treated with the respect or kindness they deserve. You could argue that in most countries animals … Continue reading

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CARE UPDATE: A Monk, A Dog, and an Axe

Drunk monk kills dog with an axe This story can be found on the CARE website. I post it because it happened in my city, and because it has the potential to be a ground breaking case in terms of South … Continue reading

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Tackling Veg*n Stereotypes – Vegetarian Dogma

Tackling Veg*n Stereotypes People who are new to the idea of veganism will inevitably ask questions, and bravo to them. They may ask why you don’t eat meat or how long you’ve been vegan. Then there are the more annoying questions … Continue reading

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The Business of Eating Dog Meat in South Korea – BusanHaps

There are a growing number of Koreans who are passionately fighting the centuries-old practice of eating dog on the peninsula. Though a relatively small percentage of the Korean population eats dog meat, numbers suggest that a majority believe it is … Continue reading

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South Korea’s Breakthrough Animal Protection Law Change?

This past month the National Assembly of South Korea amended the Animal Protection Law (APL) to provide fundamental rights of life for animals, and toughen the punishments for those who violate them. As of February 2012, offenders found guilty of … Continue reading

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