Dog Smuggling in Southeast Asia

Up to 30,000 dogs are smuggled across borders from Thailand and into Vietnam and Laos to be sold for its meat. The dogs are sold by traffickers for an average of $10 a dog, thus creating an estimated $3.6 Million illegal market.

Source:  Patrick Winn, “The Dog Meat Mafia: Corruption,” GlobalPost, November 27, 2009.