Adoption Updates

Teddy

Teddy

Adoption Update: Teddy finds his forever family. While just a puppy, Teddy had experienced some unthinkable atrocities on a dog meat farm in South Korea. He spent his entire life living in a barren cage and eating food waste, kept alive only long enough to be slaughtered for dog meat. Malnourished, scared, and alone, Teddy faced a bleak reality. However, his life was about to take a positive turn.

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Samsun

Samsun

We first met Samsun on a South Korean dog meat farm, kept alive only to produce puppies that would be slaughtered for dog meat. Samsun was confined to a cage with her puppies—Jackson, Plumbly, and Buster—who had never experienced the outdoors beyond their cramped enclosure. The farm housed over 200 dogs, all of which exhibited evident signs of sickness, depression, or severe malnutrition.

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Scrat

Scrat

Scrat's adoption story highlights a major issue in Canada: unethical breeders. He was seized by authorities in the province of Québec, from a breeding facility where he was being used over and over again to reproduce for financial gain. Upon his arrival at our care...

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Hazel

Hazel

Hazel (formerly known as Joy) has found her forever family! Her new parents decided to rename her Hazel because of her beautiful eye colour. While she is now living the life she deserves, it didn’t start out that way. In Canada, huskies are often used in commercial...

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Benco

Benco

The lovely Benco is enjoying his life in Canada! Benco arrived at our Care and Rehabilitation Centre after being rescued from the dog meat trade in South Korea. With his amazing family, he gets to now enjoy walks no matter the weather, warm blankets and scratches!⁠ 

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Luca

Luca

When looking at Luca now, you wouldn't be able to tell that he is a dog meat trade survivor who was rescued from a dog meat farm in South Korea by Humane Society International. He arrived at our Care and Rehabilitation Centre shocked and scared. It took time for our...

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Tofu and Miso

Tofu and Miso

This is Tofu and Miso, formerly known as Jindol and Julia, these two are survivors of a dog meat farm in South Korea. They were adopted by the same family. While they weren't raised on the same farm, they both endured the same atrocities: barren and filthy wire cages...

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Jayden

Jayden

This is Jayden, he has mastered puppy dog eyes and downward dog. Jayden is a survivor of the dog meat trade in South Korea. When he arrived at our Care and Rehabilitation Centre in January, he was extremely scared and traumatized by the suffering and lack of proper...

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Care and Rehabilitation Centre

Animals have been rescued from the dog meat trade, puppy mills and other situations of cruelty and neglect.

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Dog Meat Trade

Friends of HSI has cared for hundreds of dogs rescued from the dog meat trade in Asia.

 

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Why You Should Spay or Neuter Your Pet

The choice to spay or neuter your pet may be one of the most important decisions you make impacting their long-term health—and your wallet!