The pet culture in South Korea

Hey everyone,

Pets are an integral part of a lot of families. So much so that they would never consider moving abroad without them. Before doing so, it would be important to know the pet culture in South Korea just to make sure that their little “expets” feel welcomed in their new homes. Would you give our expats-to-be an insight of what it is like to have a pet in South Korea by answering the following questions?

What part do pets play in society in South Korea? Are they generally accepted in rentals and public spaces more generally?

Is it common for families to have pets?

What animal is the most often kept as pets? Are there some animals that cannot be kept as pets? Do some animals have specific significations when kept as pets?

How about the infrastructure needed to cater for pets? Can you find everything you need for your pet in terms of pet food, veterinary services, accessories, pet grooming etc...?

Do people generally spend a lot of money on their pets?

Please share your experience,


Opposite of Maldives.

Pets are very very common in South Korea.
You can find almost everywhere people have their own pets.

Mostly DOGS, Cat...etc

Korea you can find, Unilmited numbers of Pet Shops, Pet Clinics - (You can do all kinda operations and treatments. , Pet Cafes, Pet play rooms, pet Hotels...
This is a country you can find any service that you wants for your pets. Like humans.

And yes Korean spent lots and lots of money on their pets.

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