A BBC investigation, initiated by our two-year inquiry, has exposed an international network which breeds, sells and transports dogs to take part in dog fights around the world, including the UK.

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Global dog fighting network exposed

Our courageous undercover investigators, together with the BBC, have exposed the cruel world of dogfighting.


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Author: Luis Calvo-Ramos - Head of Digital & Data

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