We welcome and accept volunteers who can help us at the shelter. Accommodation and food are provided while you are with us. Most of volunteers’s job is to walk the dogs. We do have an internship program on monthly basis. However, we need flight volunteers, couriers, a person to escort a rescued dog to the US or Canada flying out from Seoul/Incheon international airport. If you are flying by any of the below airlines, you can fly with a dog
If you have booked tickets to travel with the following, please contact us, our adoption coordinator Madeline Warren is in charge: email@example.com
Two dogs allowed as extra baggage, they charge us $200 per dog if less than 32 kg (including the crate weight) if above 32 kg we pay $400.
Same as Korean Air
One dog is allowed.
only those with weight below 32 kg are allowed.
flying out of Seoul/Incheon airport priority is given to the military members
based in Korea. However, a small crate less than 8 kg dogs can be brought to cabin and placed under the
Same as above United Airline.
We need you! Most airlines allow a passenger to fly with two dogs(with an exception of Air Canada. AC allows one dog only) We pay the $200 extra baggage fee (fixed rate) per dog regardless crate size and weight if below 32 kg/65 pounds. We pay $400 which is double if the dogs weight is above 32 kg up to 45 kg. We can save a lot as much as US$1,000 on the flight costs as compared to Cargo.
Flight volunteers must call and inform the airline in advance that you are travelling with two dogs and book the space. This is to secure the space in the live animal compartment of the aircraft in advance. Please call the airline and reserve the space if you are in touch with us as a flight volunteer.
Also please send us a copy of your passport, full address and phone number for the quarantine papers. This is for us to do the quarantine inspection at the airport by us, we do the procedure and meet you at your airline check in counter. If you wish to be with us at the quarantine office, you can just bring your passport and show it to the officers who are government vets. The quarantine office is located at the departure hall, at the back of line F. We have a new airport terminal 2 opened recently and Korean Air is located at terminal 2. The quarantine office is on the second floor of the departure hall. We can meet you there or we meet you at the check in counter of your airline.
The airlines will ask you for the size of the crate and the total weight. Below is the standard average two crate size using for flight volunteers.
450 standard size
height 60 cm x width 55cm x length 80 cm
550 standard size
height 65 cm X width 75 cm X length 110 cm
Both crates size weigh 10 kg.
The weight of average Jindo Mix ranges from is 15 kg (33 lbs) to 20 kg (44 lbs) as for Hound Mix, they are large minimum 25 kg (50 lbs) up to 35 (70 lbs) Please inform your airline and the crate size details and the dogs weight. This is to secure the space in advance in the live animal compartment. Thank you.
Sometimes, small size dogs total weight of the dog and crate is less than 5 kg, you are allowed to take the dog into the cabin and placed under your seat. Please note that the weight has to be less than 5 kg if you want the dog in the cabin.
When you apply for a flight volunteer, I need sometime to look for a foster or forever home to received the dog(s) at the airport of your destination. The arrangement may needs a couple of weeks.
We, with the dogs you are flying with meet you at the airport and take care of everything for you. You don’t have to pay anything or worry about anything! We need your full name and address/phone number in advance to do the quarantine papers ready. We can do the quarantine inspection procedure without you if you can provide us with a copy of your passport. We will have the dogs prepared in crates and have all the required health/vaccinations certificates for you to check in. We normally meet you at the check in counter of your airline.The dogs are considered as extra baggage and we pay the extra baggage fee.
Thank you for flying with the dogs. You are saving the dogs!
The below video shows one of the frequent flight volunteers for SaveKoreanDogs.
At Incheon/Seoul International Airport before getting on board.
Upon arriving at your destination, you see the dogs on the cart near baggage claim, just walk out of the gate and the adopter or foster home or pick up person/receiver of the dogs will meet you at the gate and take home the dog. That’s it! Please don’t forget to take a few photos. Thank you for flying with the dogs!
If you are flying out of Seoul or come across anyone else flying out who wants to help, please let us know, by email to our adoption coordinator Madeline Warren firstname.lastname@example.org. or contact by messenger https://www.facebook.com/SaveKoreanDogs/