WDA launched online signatures, reaching 3.8 million readings, and obtained 100,000 British signatures. In the United Kingdom, it is stipulated that the right to sign jointly by more than 100,000 people must be entered into by Parliament.
The British Parliament accepted WDA's petition reaching 100,000 signatures, and passed a resolution after four hours of debate, confirming the decision that the UK will negotiate with the South Korean government diplomatically to ban the use of dog meat.
In response, Seongnam Mayor Lee Jae-myung announced that he had reached an agreement with the representative chamber of commerce in the Moran Market, the largest dog meat market in Korea, not to slaughter dogs on 12 December 2016.
WDA held an International Forum on Banning Dog Meat in Seoul to promote South Korean congressmen to submit a motion on banning dog meat to the National Assembly. South Korean Congressman Pyo Cangwon gave a speech.
Congressman Pyo submitted to the congress to amend the Animal Protection Act, prohibiting the slaughter of dogs and cats for food, and received joint support from 200,000 people at the Blue House.
WDA and the South Korean animal protection organization CARE held a dog meat ban conference in the Seoul City Hall. South Korean President Moon Jae-in's pet dog Tori participated in the day's event, which attracted more than 30 mainstream Korean media interviews on the spot, which caused a huge response. Peng Waiming, the representative of WDA, met with the eldest daughter of the South Korean President and handed in a petition letter for fasting dogs and cats. She forwarded the letter to President Moon Jae-in.
Committee to ban dog meat extends discussion time again The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry and Food said on the 4th July that the
In an interview on June 13, South Korea’s First Lady, Kim Keon-hee, publicly expressed her desire to eliminate the culture of dog meat consumption, signifying
Police in the South Korean capital Seoul have found the body of the city’s mayor after he went missing on Thursday. Mayor Park Won-soon was
South Korea’s dog meat problem has always been criticized by the international community. In 1988, Seoul hosted the Olympic Games. The government ordered all dog
On 20 June, 2018, South Korean Congressman Pyo Cangwon submitted to the congress to amend the Animal Protection Act, prohibiting the slaughter of dogs and
World Dog Alliance has been advocating an explicit legislation against dog meat consumption worldwide by all means since 2014. Our core value is to value
The Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae) shared on twitter and Facebook photos of the newly born puppies on 25 November. These six new residents, three
South Korean officials on Thursday began to dismantle the country’s largest canine slaughterhouse complex, as animal rights activists push to end the custom of eating dog meat. About one million dogs are eaten a year in South Korea, often as a summertime delicacy with the greasy red meat — invariably boiled for tenderness — believed to increase energy.
WDA X CARE: Tori Doll Exhibition in Seoul 2018 Toris, Korean President Moon Jae-in’s beloved puppy, lied down in front of Seoul City Hall in
Sign the petition to ban dog meat in South Korea! Petition link: http://bit.ly/2lzpx4x Text Tutorial: Scroll down and you will see a text box next
First Farmer Fined for Meat Dog Slaughter for Breaching Animal Welfare Act Dog-masked, members of CARE made a “Dog Slaughter Prohibited” declaration on 20 June
Amendment of Animal Protection Act by Pyo ChangWon A proposed amendment to the Animal Protection Act was introduced on 2018, 6, 20. Animal rights organizations