Authorities rescued 70 dogs intended for meat trade in Sta. Maria, Pangasinan on Wednesday night.
The dogs were supposed to be sold in Baguio, where dog meat is considered a delicacy.
They were found inside a green van, driven by Enrique Panlaque.
Police are expected to turn the dogs over to a facility of the Animal Kingdom Foundation in Capas, Tarlac. - Umagang Kay Ganda, May 3 2012