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The market is widely considered the largest of its kind in the northern mountainous area.
Many visitors travel hundreds of kilometres to the market to seek Bac Ha dogs, one of four rare breeds in Vietnam.
Most dogs in the northern mountainous area are renowned for being loyal and smart.
Hundreds of dogs of all sizes and colors are put up for sale at the market.
Each dog costs between 12 USD and 40 USD with some even worth up to hundreds of USD.
The dog market has become a favorite destination for many tourists.

Unique dog market in Bac Ha plateau excites crowds

(VOVWORLD) - A dog market situated in Bac Ha plateau in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai which runs every Sunday has reopened after a long period of closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.