Dog breeding

Crufts 2016 Is this the cruel cost of breeding purebred dogs? | Nature | News

“Selective breeding only makes sense if you end up with healthier dogs, but that’s usually not the case.” According to the Kennel Club’s own research, the life expectancy of some breeds, including Irish Setters, Dalmatians and Bulldogs, is declining. Another consequence for owners of the UK’s estimated five million purebred dogs is exorbitant vet bills […]

Dog breeding

Raid reveals drugs, ammunition and ‘large-scale’ dog-breeding operation

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Police raided a house near the town center on Wednesday and arrested a man after finding cocaine and ammunition, as well as an apparently illegal dog-breeding operation. Officers from the Fort Wayne Police Department’s Gang and Violent Crimes Unit, with assistance from the Vice and Narcotics Division and officers from the […]