Leon County Humane Society received dogs rescued from meat farm

Posted at 6:45 PM, May 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-19 15:20:15-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Four dogs rescued earlier this year by the Humane Society International (HSI) from a dog meat farm in South Korea have made their way to the Leon County Humane Society (LCHS).  

Kyle, Stanley, Andy, and Ollie are four of more than 80 dogs rescued from the dog meat farm shut down by HSI.  

The four dogs have been quarantined at a temporary HSI shelter in Canada since arriving from the South Korean farm several weeks ago. 

The dogs will be examined by an LCHS veterinary partner and each will enter an LCHS foster home where their foster families will help them medically and behaviorally prepare for adoption.  

"They're from South Korea and they went to a temporary holding space in Canada and so yesterday they arrived," said Lisa Glunt, Executive Director of Leon County Humane Society. "So they've had a lot of travel and their conditions are completely new to them but we're thrilled with their behavior already and progress they're showing in just twelve hours of being here with us."

Last July, LCHS accepted four dogs into its care from the ninth farm shut down. Those four dogs have since been adopted into loving homes.