Yonhap News points out that this is the first time that a shelter dog has become the 'First Dog' of South Korea.
The BBC reports that CARE had a tough time finding a new family for Tory due to the prejudice against black dogs in South Korea. Tory will now join the president's two other pets - a dog called Maru and a cat named Jjing-jjing.
The adoption of Tory, says the New York Post, can be seen as President Jae-in delivering on a campaign promise to boost awareness of the fast-growing numbers of abandoned animals.
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