MEDIA ADVISORY: Safe & sound! Dogs saved from South Korean dog meat farm arrive tonight at HSI/Canada Montreal emergency shelter

News outlets invited to film unloading – campaign experts, rescuers available for comment

MONTREAL, Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HSI/Canada, together with our international affiliates, have rescued nearly 200 dogs from a horrendous dog meat farm in South Korea – Humane Society International’s 13th to date.

Rescuers and campaign experts are available for comment (email or call media contact below).

Media is invited to observe the arrival of 86 of the rescued dogs at our Montreal emergency shelter on October 12th.

WHAT:

  • Closure of a large scale dog meat farm in South Korea.
  • Arrival of rescued dogs at the HSI/Canada emergency shelter in Montreal.

WHERE, WHEN: HSI/Canada Montreal emergency shelter: 7314 Mountain Sights Ave (south of Jean-Talon West), Montreal, Quebec H4P 2A6. Click here for the Google Map. OCTOBER 12th, evening (time TBC).

WHO: HSI/Canada rescue workers and campaign experts.

High-resolution photos and video are available here.

Media Contact:  Ewa Demianowicz, edemianowicz@hsi.org, 514.575.3499

Humane Society International/Canada is a leading force for animal protection, with active programs in companion animals, wildlife and habitat protection, marine mammal preservation, farm animal welfare and animals in research. HSI/Canada is proud to be a part of Humane Society International which, together with its partners, constitutes one of the world’s largest animal protection organizations. Celebrating animals and confronting cruelty worldwide – on the Web at www.hsicanada.ca

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