Thursday, August 21, 2008

Many Abuses in Pedigree Dog Breeding in the Netherlands

There are many abuses in the dog breeding business in the Netherlands. Geneticist Ed. J. Gubbels of the Genetic Counseling Services says that 45,000 pedigree dogs are bred every year with a total value of 32 million Euro. Forty percent are born with genetic illnesses or defects. Among the worst are dogs whose skull is too small for their brain. These animals die a miserable death.

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