Breeding of defective dogs banned

Michael Gove has pushed through new rules banning dog breeders from producing puppies with deformities, such as flat-faced dogs, including English bulldogs, which suffer respiratory and other health problems. Beverley Cuddy, editor of Dogs Today, said: “In future, anyone knowingly breeding dogs that need major surgery just to be able to breathe or eat will be seen as a criminal.”

The Sunday Times, Page: 17

Posted 10/06/2018