29 Dogs Rescued From ‘Meat Farm’ in South Korea Arrive in San Diego for Adoption

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Twenty-nine dogs that were part of a "meat-farm" in South Korea have been brought to San Diego for possible adoption, according to the San Diego Humane Society. Above, Humane Society officer Ali Spencer holds Jacob, a 4-month-old Jindo-mix. (Credit: San Diego Humane Society)

Twenty-nine dogs that were once part of a “meat farm” in South Korea arrived Thursday in San Diego for possible adoption, part of a Humane Society program that hopes to end the Korean tradition of eating dog meat.

“The dog meat trade is one of the most horrific forms of cruelty,” said Gary Weitzman, president and CEO of the San Diego Humane Society.