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Animal Welfare Organizations

English-language websites:

Animal Rescue Korea: A Korean-based animal rescue network. ARK’s website hosts a forum for posting adoption listings in South Korea, a directory of veterinary clinics in South Korea, and many more rescue-related resources.

Seoul Searching: an online magazine with a section dedicated to continuous important investigative work into the Korean dog and cat meat trade industry; includes indepth videos, photographs, and articles.

Korean News & Government

Information about Korea Comprehensive gateway to information about Korea, including news, government, culture, and publications. Also features a page with the latest contact information for Korean cabinet ministers.

Seoul Help Center for Foreigners: An organization, website and hotline for providing useful information for those planning to visit or move to Korea. Includes information about traveling with pets, obtaining a visa and much more.

Tour 2 Korea: Official site for the Korean Tourism Office, providing a wealth of information on travel, accomodations, sights, and culture of Korea.

Korean news sites in English:

The Dong-A Ilbo
The Korea Herald
The Chosun Ilbo
Korean Central News Agency (DPRK - North Korea)

Korea Times

Korean embassies/consulates worldwide:

Consulate General of the Republic of Korea

Korean Cultural Center - Los Angeles, USA

Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Australia
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Canada - Ottawa
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in China - Beijing
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Germany - Berlin
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in New Zealand - Wellington
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in USA - Washington DC
South Korean Embassy - London

Animal Information & Resources


Animal World News: Animal news archive.

Animals Voice: An award-winning, independent, networking source of timely information, news, campaigns, boycotts, action alerts, and thought-provoking editorial and compelling photography about animal rights and its defenders

Brute Ethics: Online encyclopedia of animal ethics, including animal rights, animal welfare, nature conservation and applied ethics.

Cat and Dog Names: Collection of cat and dog names

International Institute for Humane Education: Interested in promoting animal rights by becoming a humane educator? IIHED offers degree and certificate programs in humane education, as well as workshops and various literature on the subject.

Petfinder: Looking for a new companion? Search pet listings from shelters and rescue groups across USA, Canada, and Mexico.

Pet Promise: A line of quality, natural pet food products supporting sustainable livestock and eco-friendly, humane, family farming.

Pet Rescue: is a non-profit organization that helps rescue pets from shelters and find adopting homes for them.

Pets Unlimited: Dog boarding locations across the USA.

World Animal Net Directory: The world's largest database of animal protection societies, with over 17,000 listings and more than 10,000 links to Web Sites.


Vegetarianism & Related

Downbound: is an online store providing products that are animal friendly (vegan), worker friendly (fair trade and non-sweatshop), and environmentally friendly (organic where possible). The wide range of products offered include clothing, shoes, cat and dog food, cosmetics, sweets, personal care, nutritional supplements, and much more.

Happy Cow: HappyCow's vegetarian restaurants guide is a global, searchable vegetarian dining guide and directory of natural health food stores, including nutrition & health tips, vegan recipes, raw foods, travel, veganism and other vegetarian issues.

Herb Web: Site for herbivores, with photo gallery & info on animal rights/liberation.

Organic Health and An online store offering an exceptional diversity in health food, diet, and cosmetic supplies. Great resource/links page for vegetarians and vegans.

Vegetarian Korea: An English-language site compiling and reviewing vegetarian restaurants in Korea.

Activism and Petition Sites

General Sites:

Care 2: A large online community, boasting over 5 million members, dedicated to grassroots campaigns for every cause imaginable.

E the People: A public forum for democratic and deliberative discussion. Hosts petitions, polls, and discussions and provides a public forum for contacting your US government representatives.

Envirolink: Non-profit organization dedicated to promoting grassroots enviromental activism. Envirolink provides a well-organized directory listing a variety of resources for the environmental community.

The Petition Site: A division of Care 2 where you can view, sign and create petitions for an array of issues.


IAKA Sponsors and Supporters

Blue Lion Publishing: Blue Lion Publishing will donate £3 when our supporters purchase a copy of "Gertrude's Great Escape," a children's story about the adventures of a rescued Pekingese dog.

Downbound: Shop at using this link, and IAKA will receive a 10% donation from each purchase! is a vegan, eco and labor friendly online store providing an assortment of clothing, shoes, cat and dog food, cosmetics, sweets, personal care, nutritional supplements, and much more.

Goodsearch: Goodsearch is a search engine (Powered by Yahoo) that donates 50% of ad revenues to the charity of your choice. Simply select International Aid for Korean Animals as your charity and start searching!

iGive: Sign up for a membership with iGive and begin raising money for IAKA while shopping online. iGive partners with an extensive list of over 500 stores, and a portion of your purchases will be tax-deductible!

Simply Cards: Simply cards sell beautifully handmade cards and have donated lovely cards to IAKA UK to help our fundraising efforts. They will donate 50% per handmade card to one of 4 charities they are helping. A portal to various family-oriented magazines. Top review is donating 20% of proceeds from ad revenue to IAKA.