Simon Cowell is thought for his stern demeanor and brutally sincere critiques. What many don’t notice is that the music mogul is a faithful canine lover and a longtime supporter of Humane Society Worldwide.
The group introduced this week that Cowell agreed to match public donations as much as £25,000 ($32,575) to shut down a canine meat farm in South Korea.
His contribution will allow the group to avoid wasting greater than 200 canine from sure loss of life.
Whereas the canine meat business is declining in South Korea, HSI reviews “1000’s of canine manufacturing unit farms nonetheless exist, breeding round 2.5 million canine a yr for human consumption.”
Nevertheless, the group has already been profitable in shutting down 12 such farms, saving greater than 1,400 animals from quick, merciless lives and brutal deaths.
Many canine meat farm homeowners are anxious to get out of the dying business. HSI helps them make extra humane use of their land by rising crops like mushrooms or chilis. They hope the Korean authorities will undertake their profitable phase-out plan and assist them put an finish to the business for good.
As for the 200+ canine and puppies set to be rescued, a workforce might be deployed as early as subsequent week to start shutting down the farm. A lot of the canine will journey to an HSI shelter in Canada, however a small quantity may also go to the UK, the Netherlands and the USA. All will ultimately be put up for adoption.
Claire Bass, HSI UK’s govt director, mentioned: “These poor canine have had the worst lives to date, so we’re determined to get them out of these dreadful cages and present them love, mushy beds and loving arms for the primary time of their lives.”
Cowell publicly pledged his help for Humane Society Worldwide’s #EndDogMeat marketing campaign final yr. He’s additionally a celeb supporter of Cruelty Free Worldwide and their mission to cease the usage of canine in laboratory testing.
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