This South Korean Woman Saved Hundreds Of Dogs From Death For The Past 26 Years!Ashley Maisano
It’s no secret what has been happening to dogs in South Korea for a while now. The dog meat trade is sickening, and dogs there have only recently become popular as pets. But keeping dogs as pets is nothing new for 61-Year-Old Jung Myoung Sook, who has been rescuing dogs in South Korea for 26 years!
She is now taking care of 200 dogs, which she revolves her life around. She has moved seven times because of neighbors’ complaints about noise. She now lives on a hillside compound which is big enough for all of her furbabies. She frequently picks up dogs roaming the streets, and has bought others in danger of being sold to dog meat farms or restaurants. Jung spends almost $1,600 a month on food and medicine for her pups and also gets food and milk donations from family, friends and local restaurants.
“My babies aren’t hungry. They can play and live freely here,” said Jung, whose clothes are worn and hair is disheveled. “Some people talk about me, saying, ‘Why is that beggar-like middle-aged woman smiling all the time,’ but I just focus on feeding my babies. I’m happy and healthy.”