• Dutch ban short-nosed dogs prompting fears that other countries could follow

    4 monthes ago - By Pedigree Dogs Exposed

    The story broke last week that the breeding in the Netherlands of Bulldogs and other short-faced breeds had been banned, prompting outrage from some dog-lovers - and a standing ovation from others.
    To many in the show-world, the news seems to have come as a massive shock. New Facebook groups and petitions have sprung up overnight in the hope of preventing a slippery-slope spread to other countries. Dozens of international breed clubs have issued statements of condemnation and on Wednesday, the FCI (the umbrella group for many overseas kennel clubs) held an emergency webinar .
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