About

Savekoreandogs.org is a very small activist group that operates out of the shelter, Koreandogs Sanctuary located in Gimpo city, 1-2 hours (depending on the traffic) north of Seoul.
Nami Kim and her team are on the front line in the battle against the Korean dog meat trade. Working tirelessly to save as many dogs as possible from this barbaric cruelty, the team also campaign vigorously and work to educate people on the horrors they contribute to by eating man’s best friend. Nami also organize anti-dog meat campaigns inside and outside of Korea during summer Boknal (three hottest days of summer eating dog meat), engage in dialogue with the government for the legislation change and trying hard to remove dog from the livestock list. The Save Korean Dogs Organization was registered as an official Non-Profit Organization in July, 2016.

Meet The Team

Nami Kim is the Founder and Leader of the Save Korean Dogs Organization. She began saving meat farm dogs five and a half years ago and has quickly built her name up as a leader in the Anti-Dog Meat Movement in Korea. Nami goes into illegal meat farms, negotiates with the butchers bring them to the authorities to shut down, treats the rescued dogs, and then finds them homes in the US and Canada. Nami works with activist groups in cities all across Korea to spread awareness and on a governmental level to strengthen laws. Nami is up to legislation of the new animal protection law amendment working with Congressman Pyo, Chang Won, the chairman of Animal Welfare Committee of National Assembly of S. Korea.


Madeline Warren is a campaign coordinator of Savekoreandogs. Madeline lives in Glasgow, Scotland, fly to Korea spending her summer for the anti dog meat campaign. Her days with us are during Boknal, three hottest day eating dog meat soup which spans over a month. She has been with us from 2015 during the campaign and very successful with the media coverage. Her dedication to save the dogs this way is beyond description. We had 17 media including major TV station such as SBS, KBS abd MBC. Some Koreans Nami met says “The British lady with huge signs at the city hall”


Mr.H.S Kim is an adviser of Savekoreandogs, he is in charge of animal welfare of Bucheon city that is going to be the very first city of “Dog meat Free Zone” Mayor Kim, Man Soo of Bucheon city is determined to the ongoing “No More Dog Meat in the City” H.S Kim and Nami worked on several meat farms and puppy mills in the city. The largest 300 dogs meat farm shut down in summer 2016 was one of those. There is no dog meat farms in the city now, H.S Kim and Nami are working on the dog meat restaurants to change the menu or switch their business into something else.


Sora Park is the Full-Time Caretaker to all the shelter dogs. Sora spends all her time, day in and day out, caring the dogs who have never know human kindness. Sora feeds and administers medication to all the dogs, cleans the entire shelter, and ensures the dogs are safe and comfortable. Sora is the most knowledgeable about each individual dog and their personality.

WE HIRE PART TIMERS TO KEEP THE OVERHEAD LOW. WE HAVE ANIMAL TRANSPORTER AND CARPENTER WORKING FOR US WHENEVER WE NEED THEIR SERVICES.


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ADOPT A DOG FROM THE DOG MEAT TRADE AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE!