Khan was rescued in Gwangju, a four hour drive from Seoul. A dog trader called for someone to come get Khan, after she was the only dog to survive a Parvo outbreak. Khan was fostered by team member Jendy, and then by Nami, in preparation to fly to the US. She found a home in New Jersey but had to be fostered in New York for another two weeks before finally arriving at her new home.
Prince used to live with a homeless old man. The old man died on the street and Prince was left alone. One girl called a shelter telling them that dog traders were trying to catch him. The shelter rescued Prince. At first, he look lonely without the old man. He was almost a victim of the village dog trader. Instead, Prince was fostered and found a new home in Edmonton. Watch the video to see Prince after his rescue!
Sunshine was rescued from a dog farm with 50 dogs. The rescue was completed in September; the meat supplier surrendered all 43 dogs to Nami’s team. Sunshine was with Somang and Huchi, the most traumatized dogs. They were directly in front of the slaughter scene. Sunshine is now enjoying a new life in Green Valley, Arizona. Watch the video to see Sunshine running around with Creamy!
Lily was rescued and then fostered by Kristine, a volunteer on Nami’s team. Then another team volunteer, Angie, fostered her. From there, Angie’s sister took over fostering for a bit. Finally, when they were ready to find Lily a home, Angie’s sister just could let Lily go and decided to adopt her. Lily is now living in Los Angeles. Watch the video to see Lily playing with a new toy!
Dean was rescued from a fire station when he was two months old. Fostered by a crew member, he eventually became too big to keep in an apartment. Dean spent nine months at a boarding facility. Because of his size, there was no where else to take him and the rescuer could not afford to pay the boarding fee anymore. However, Dean was adopted, along with Lily and Danny, and finally found his new home in the US. Watch the video to see Dean just before leaving Korea!
Apple is a Cocker Spaniel who was abandoned at a shelter. At eight years old and with various health issues, she was unwanted and about to be euthanized. Aside from her illnesses, she was losing her eye sight. A foster home in Seoul adopted Apple and raised funds locally to take care of all her veterinary care. She recovered fully after two years. She had three surgeries for her health issues and two eye surgeries. She cannot have any more surgeries due to her age, but found a loving home in Edmonton.
Ricky is one of five puppies rescued by Nami’s team from a dog trader’s truck at the Moran dog meat market last July. He was close to passing away from Parvo but recovered. All of the puppies were stricken with both Parvo and Coronavirus. All but one of them survived. Ricky found his new home in Edmonton, Canada. Watch the video to Ricky at the vet shortly after his rescue.
Piri is one of two one-eyed dogs rescued from a dog meat market by another group in Seoul. The other is Lime. At first, no one wanted either of them, and they spent a year at the shelter before going to foster homes, and then eventually back to the shelter again. Thankfully, both boys were adopted together by a loving and caring home in Texas. Watch the video to see Piri and Lime together!
Lime is one of two one-eyed dogs rescued from a dog meat market by another group in Seoul. The other is Piri. At first, no one wanted either of them, and they spent a year at the shelter before going to foster homes, and then eventually back to the shelter again. Thankfully, both boys were adopted together by a loving and caring home in Texas. Watch the video to see Lime dancing!
Milky was rescued after being thrown into a pot alive and struggling to climb out. He was adopted and is now living with his new family in Portola, California, in the High Sierra Mountains. He has four other fur dog brothers who adore him and he loves them. He recently traveled to Reno, NV to visit his brother Snowy, who was also rescued. Watch Milky in the hospital after his rescue. Please be advised that this video may be upsetting.