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Dog meat rescue: Happy and Rudy arrive in U.S.

by Fleur Dawes

DOG MEAT RESCUE: HAPPY AND RUDY ARRIVE IN U.S. In Defense of Animals Welcomes Two More Dogs IMAGES: http://bit.ly/2aCooX6 CONTACT: Sharon Stone: sharon@idausa.org 662-466-0906 / media@idausa.org 415-448-0048 San Rafael, CA (July 29, 2016) – Two dogs destined to be killed and eaten landed in the U.S. on Thursday as part of a rescue mission by […]

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Boknal Days: This Brutality Must End

by Web Team

  The purpose of this article is not to detract attention from the horrors of the Boknal Days, but rather to address and reflect on the primary defense the leaders of this festival point to — the treatment of farmed animals in the west. Crammed into cages, callously abused, brutally killed — the ongoing cruelty […]

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Boknal Dog Meat Days are Almost Upon Us!

by Bob Price

  In just a few weeks, the annual dog eating festival of South Korea will begin and tens of thousands of dogs and cats will be tortured and killed in some of the most brutal and inhumane ways imaginable. Bok-Nal  translates literally as “Dog Days” and is a Korean holiday marking the height of the […]

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We are about to head into the lion’s den.

by Bob Price

  Less than three weeks from today the Doomsday Clock tolls. South Korea’s dog slaughterfest known as Boknal Days will begin. May you never, so long as you live, witness a dog being electrocuted, beaten to death, or boiled alive. May you never hear the screams or smell the smells or see the struggle. If […]

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Dogs Rescued from Asian Dog Meat Slaughterhouse Arrive in U.S.

by Fleur Dawes

MEDIA RELEASE VIDEO: DOGS RESCUED FROM ASIAN DOG MEAT SLAUGHTERHOUSE ARRIVE IN U.S. Snatched from the jaws of death in South Korea by In Defense of Animals VIDEO: https://youtu.be/cWLNhx4vxi0 VIDEO NEWS RELEASE: https://vimeo.com/172933312/e7326f330c (password on request) IMAGES: http://bit.ly/IDAslaughterhouse5 CONTACT: Sharon Stone: sharon@idausa.org (+1) 662-466-0906 / media@idausa.org (+1) 415-448-0048 Atlanta, GA (July 1, 2016) – Five […]

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5 Dogs SAVED from Dog Meat Slaughterhouse Jaws of Death

by Fleur Dawes

  The air was thick with the overpowering smell of fear. On the filthy slaughterhouse floor were buckets filled with lifeless skulls. The brave rescuers steeled themselves for the job they’d come to do: to rescue as many dogs as possible from certain death. And that death promised to be vicious, slow, and painful, for […]

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Purebred Dogs Ending Up As Dog Meat Delicacies

by Haley Anderson

  South Korea has seen a rapid increase in the popularity of animal companions, with the “pet industry” currently valued at 2 trillion won (approximately $1.7 billion). Sadly this has gone hand-in-hand with an increase in, animal cruelty. As is the case throughout the world, when the idea of animal companions gains popularity before animal […]

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Summer Days Bring Dog Meat “Festivals”

by Melissa Flower

  As the dog days of summer approach, so too do the dog meat “festivals” in China and South Korea. While dog meat is consumed throughout the year in both countries, there is a considerable increase during the summer months as the myth of dog meat increasing one’s stamina and male virility persists. China’s Yulin […]

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Boknal Days Are Quickly Approaching

by Melissa Flower

  The dog days of summer spell doom for South Korea’s dogs. It is during these days, presumably the hottest days of the year, that the dreaded Boknal Days take place. They are only weeks away. The three main Boknal Days span July to August and are when the consumption of dog meat peaks throughout […]

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Boknal Dog-Killing Days Will Be Here Soon

by Bob Price

Boknal Dog-Killing Days Will Be Here Soon Time marches inexorably forward, and the Boknal Days of South Korea are fast approaching. We are so deeply honored that so many of you have pledged your hard earned support to ensure that when that time arrives, In Defense of Animals will be there; on the ground and […]