Abolish The Kennel Club, Create an organisation dedicated to dog welfare
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Abolish The Kennel Club, Create an organisation dedicated to dog welfare

    1. Thomas Pike
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      Thomas Pike

      Ipswich, United Kingdom

Pedigree dogs are being inbred and selective bred to acquire desired looks despite obvious defects caused by these looks. For example a curly tail is desired but is caused by a massive curvature of the spine, A flat face with lots of wrinkles is desired in Pugs and Bulldogs but this causes skin infections in the rolls and the flat faces cause small or blocked air passages equivalent in a human to a constant asthma attack. In extreme cases the dogs have to sleep sitting up as dropping the head will suffocate the dog.

These are just a couple of cases highlighted in 'Pedigree Dogs Exposed, 3 Years On' (BBC) but there are many more cases in nearly all pedigree breeds that are ignored by breeders because of the high demand for absolute pedigree dogs with a massive financial gain. Although many of 'The Kennel Club' members enforcing the law of healthy breeding are making SLIGHT suggestions to help these changes, these are not enough. Many of these people are breeders themselves or are put under pressure by high-profile wealthy breeders to let them continue heightening these deformities to 'look more desirable' and win shows, increasing the dogs ‘breeding value’.

It seems that the show winning dogs seem to be the most deformed and diseased, but by winning shows there is a massive demand for these winners to mother or stud as many litters as possible spreading the problem further. Please help us stop this blatant animal rights breach that is forcing these dogs to suffer.

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    • Bettina Ostrowski 26725 EMDEN, GERMANY
      • 10 months ago

      HÖRT ENDLICH AUF, der NATUR ins HANDWERK zuPFUSCHEN...

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    • Leslene Dunn CLAREMONT, SOUTH AFRICA
      • 10 months ago

      What have we as he human race become - demonic heartless monsters!

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    • Waltraud U. VIENNA, AUSTRIA
      • 10 months ago

      ENDLESS GREED FROM ECONOMY & HELPING AUTHORITHIES HAS TO STOP ALL KINDS OF DESTRUCTION TO THE ENVIRONMENT, KILLINGS & WRONG SPECIES-APPROPRIATE HUSBANDRY TO ALL LIVING CREATURES BY APPLY STRONGEST JUSTICE TO THE RESPONSIBLES.

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    • Beverly Brodsky EL CAJON, CA
      • 10 months ago

      Show some compassion to our companions!

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    • PATRICIA KEMP MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM
      • about 2 years ago

      Who in their right mind can support an organisation that agrees with turning pedigree dogs into deformed versions of their former selves. It is pathetic. Dogs should be happy and healthy.

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