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Dogs from South Korean 'meat farm' in San Diego for adoption

Akuti, a 1-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier, looks out the window at the Sacramento SPCA February 1, 2008 in Sacramento, California. The Los Angeles Times reports that the Humane Society International has taken more than 100 dogs from a South Korean farmer, paying the farmer to transition to other crops. The dogs have been sent to Humane Society and Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals chapters in the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento.
Akuti, a 1-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier, looks out the window at the Sacramento SPCA February 1, 2008 in Sacramento, California. The Los Angeles Times reports that the Humane Society International has taken more than 100 dogs from a South Korean farmer, paying the farmer to transition to other crops. The dogs have been sent to Humane Society and Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals chapters in the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento.
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Twenty-nine dogs that were part of a "meat farm" in South Korea have arrived in San Diego looking for forever homes.

The Los Angeles Times reports that the Humane Society International has taken more than 100 dogs from a South Korean farmer, paying the farmer to transition to other crops.

The dogs have been sent to Humane Society and Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals chapters in the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento.

The dogs in San Diego, which are mostly mastiffs, Jindo-mixes and Chihuahuas, are being checked by a veterinarian before making their debut at a news conference Tuesday and then being eligible for adoption.