Since 2015, we’ve permanently shut down 16 dog meat farms in South Korea and rescued nearly 2,000 dogs flown to the USA, UK, Canada & Holland for adoption.
The farm closures are a key part of our broader strategy to demonstrate to the South Korean government a working model for a state-sponsored, nationwide closure of farms. We have been working directly with farmers who have expressed a desire to end their involvement in the industry, identifying ways to shut down the farms and transition to humane livelihoods, such as sustainable crop-growing businesses.
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How to Volunteer
At our emergency shelter in Montreal, volunteers help us rehabilitate rescued animals, clean their cages on a daily basis and socialize them so they can be ready for placement through our partners. Give hands-on care.
How to Adopt
The rescued dogs are transported to our Shelter and Rescue Partners, which then facilitate adoptions. Please view the list of Shelter and Rescue Partners here. We will continue to update this list as more Shelter and Rescue Partners are confirmed, and once the dogs from Farm 16 are able to leave South Korea. Those interested in adoption can contact these organizations directly to find out how to meet the dogs and apply to adopt.