Hungary, the dog breeding superpower

July 15. 2022. – 02:15 PM

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Due to the existing huge demand all across Europe, illegal breeders have been overbreeding dogs in Hungary. These animals then grow up amidst poor conditions and are not given proper medical care. Once they are sold, many of them get sick with serious illnesses, and a large percentage of them die young. Our documentary traces the system of dog trade in Hungary, and shows how it has been built up over the last decades, as well as some of those who are taking part in this illegal business.

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