Simon Cowell Helps Rescue 200+ Dogs From South Korean Meat Farm

Simon Cowell Helps Rescue 200+ Dogs From South Korean Meat Farm

Advertisement Simon Cowell is known for his stern demeanor and brutally honest critiques. What many do not realize is that the music mogul is a devoted dog lover and a longtime supporter of Humane Society International. The group announced this week that Cowell agreed to match public donations up to £25,000 ($32,575) to shut down a dog meat farm in South Korea. His contribution will enable the organization to save more than 200 dogs from certain death. While the dog meat industry is declining in South Korea, HSI reports “thousands of dog factory farms still…continue reading →
The Touching Story Of An Olympic Athlete’s Newest Rescue Dog

The Touching Story Of An Olympic Athlete’s Newest Rescue Dog

Advertisement When Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy and his boyfriend Matt Wilkas toured a dog meat farm in South Korea, they fell in love with a furry bundle of joy they named Beemo. The puppy’s two dads started documenting her life to raise awareness about the serious issues surrounding both the dog meat trade and animal welfare in general. With her fluffy face and sassy personality, the little rescue pup soon stole the hearts of thousands. Beemo went from a scared puppy crammed into a wire cage to a funny and inspirational internet celebrity.…continue reading →
Teenaged Olympian Helps South Korean Rescue Dog Find New Home

Teenaged Olympian Helps South Korean Rescue Dog Find New Home

Advertisement When they weren’t on the slopes or at the rink, U.S. Olympic athletes spent their time in South Korea somewhere a lot less dazzling. Long before it was the stage for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, South Korea was the site of thousands of dog meat farms. Humane Society International estimates there are around 17,000 farms where dogs are crammed into filthy cages while they await their devastating fate. One of these farms is less than an hour away from where the Olympic games were taking place, and several athletes took the…continue reading →