Gus Kenworthy won’t have gained a medal within the 2018 Olympic Winter video games, however the freestyle skier has as soon as once more gained the admiration of canine devotees all over the world for shining a gentle at the plight of canines in determined want of rescue.
The animal-loving athlete who stored 3 boulevard canines all over the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia just lately paid a discuss with to a South Korean canine meat farm — certainly one of 17,000 within the nation which gives canine for human intake. As Kenworthy explains in an Instagram submit, the canines he met are simply 90 of the two.five million recently confined to cages in canine farms throughout South Korea.
Thanks to Humane Society International, the canine farm visited by way of the 2014 silver medalist is being close down, and all the canines who had been dealing with their destiny at the moment are taking a look ahead to a vivid long run within the United States or Canada. One of the lucky canine– a doggy dubbed Beeno by way of her new ceaselessly puppy folks Kenworthy and his boyfriend Matt Wilkas– will make her strategy to the States once she has all of her vaccinations.
The silver medalist with a center of gold isn’t the one Olympian who has taken time all over their keep in South Korea to talk up for many who can not talk for themselves. A proud puppy father or mother to Moo-tae, a miniature Dachshund combine whose lifestyles started on a Korean canine meat farm, Canadian determine skater Meagan Duhmamel — who stepped directly to the Olympic podium in Pyeongchang to obtain a bronze medal within the pairs festival — stepped in entrance of a digicam for a Humane Society International PSA at the tricky subject, and in line with USA Today will accompany a rescued canine on his flight to freedom when she makes her go back adventure from South Korea to Canada.
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Among those that cheered for the athletes once they walked into the stadium all over the outlet rite used to be South Korean President Moon Jae-In, who additionally made headlines for making headway within the combat to finish the canine meat business by way of adopting Tory, a doggy rescued from a canine farm who had the chance to embark on a 2nd likelihood at lifestyles because of Coexistence of Animal Rights on Earth (CARE).