- Footage reveals what is thought to be South Korea’s largest dog meat auction
- 200 dogs seen crammed into small cages while being sold to the highest bidder
- Auction took place ahead of Bok Nal, at the height of summer, when the majority of the dog meat consumed in South Korea is eaten
- Campaigners are urging South Korea to ban the market and close it for good
Undercover footage has revealed the distressing conditions suffered by hundreds of dogs inside what is thought to be South Korea’s largest dog meat auction house.
Investigators from US charity Lady Freethinker captured images from the Nakwon auction house, in the city of Namyangju, over the summer.
The footage was recorded ahead of Bok Nal, the hottest period of summer when most dog meat is traditionally eaten, when the auction house is at its busiest.
Undercover animal activists found around 200 animals for sale, crammed