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Inside the sick South Korean market where 80,000 dogs are slaughtered for food

Sian Davies from Cardiff filmed live dogs for sale at Moran Market in South Korea - revealing many are clubbed to death before being turned into dog soup.

MATT DRAKE: ‘An animal rights activist has described horrific conditions at an infamous dog food market in South Korea where thousands of dogs are slaughtered for meat, in what has been described as “inhuman evil”. Sian Davies from Cardiff filmed live dogs for sale at Moran Market in South Korea – revealing many are clubbed to death before being turned into dog soup. She said she rescued several puppies during her visit but faces an impossible task to save them all, with an estimated 80,000 slaughtered at the market every year.

Ms Davies, 53, is an animal rights campaigner who is originally from Cardiff but now lives in Florida. She is one of the founders of Passion For Compassion, which is an organisation working with multiple activists to rescue dogs and stop the meat trade. Ms Davies and her fellow activists, Suzi Lee, 53 who is Korean but lives in Washington DC and Helen Kim, 51, visited Moran Market in South Korea to learn the “truth” about the dog meat trade…

Kim said: “The dog meat selling was supposed to be banned from the market… we saw live dogs displayed and although we did not see dogs being slaughtered there, we certainly knew they were. We heard them and saw a butcher coming out for a wheelbarrow and of course we have seen, photographed and videoed the live dogs on display”… According to a report by campaign group Animal Asia, 80,000 dogs were slaughtered a year in Moran Market, as of 2017. Dogs are not officially considered to be livestock, and so it is unregulated’. SOURCE…

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