Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Pedigree dogs plagued by disease

Small skulls, epilepsy and "genetic illness" plague a myriad of pedigrees. The Kennel Club insists they work tirelessly to improve the health of pedigree dogs but how can they help when it's in the inbred genes? One more reason to consider a mixed breed which, in my experience, tend to have excellent health.

--The full article at BBC
--Top 10 ways to help a local Shelter
--Search for a rescued pet near you at Pet Finder
--American SPCA
--SPCA International

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