Denmark has one of the most strict dog breed bans in the world. 12 breeds are already banned and 13 more are lined up, making a total of 25 breeds to be banned in the near future. This will make Denmark the country with most breeds banned in the world. There is no indication 25 breeds is even enough.
The discussion in Denmark is getting totally out of hand. While reports surface that despite the current ban, the number of dog bites have increased and the ban is therefore not working, politicians and media are ignoring the facts and call for more breeds to be banned. When vets are reluctant to euthanize healthy animals just because they are part of breed, politicians called upon people to practice "do-it-yourself" euthanization.This message was corrected, yet it shows the sentiment that is present in the country and the horror dogs and dog owners in Denmark are living in.
Shakespeare onces wrote "something is rotten in the state of Denmark". Some hundreds of years later he is proven right. A lot of Danes are against the law and cry out in protest of this outrage. Help the Danes to stop this madness in their country, and let them return to the civilized world once more.
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