Pedigree Dogs Exposed - The Blog
From the makers of Pedigree Dogs Exposed, the latest news and views regarding inherited disorders and conformation issues in purebred dogs.
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Have what?Well, quite often entropion - the turning in of the eye margins causing damage to the dogs' eyes.It is a direct consequence of the wrinkling/skin folds that have become a defining feature of the Westernised version of the breed but was never a feature of the original Shar-pei (see here).And, indeed, it is is so bad that "tacking" is routine in the breed - a procedure in which the vet places sutures around the eye when the dogs are pups to prevent the eye surface being injured by […]
Now I'm all for a good party. And I don't have any inherent objections to dogs being dressed up.But let's not pretend that this is for the dogs, eh? Especially when the party girl has to be taken out every 10 minutes and be blasted with air-conditioning to stop her collapsing (see from 10.31).See how Lola tries to take the matter into her own hands at 11.15 minutes in with a blatant attempt at suicide.Suspect this video will be taken down pretty quickly... enjoy, or otherwise, while you can.
Extreme cats at the Supreme Cat Show at the National Exhibiton Centre in Birmingham today.We didn't just fuck up dogs.We tried very hard to persuade the BBC to commission Pedigree Cats Exposed but after much deliberating, they turned it down. "Too like the dogs" was their verdict.Well exactly. Haven't quite given up yet.
Now one would think that given the current focus on French Bulldogs that the breed club would have been able to furnish one for the breed stand at Discover Dogs yesterday that had, you know, nostrils. But no. There wasn't a nostril between them. Cataracts too... perhaps just an older dog Dogs pant through their mouths - but they breathe through their nostrils. To get an idea of what this feels like, close your mouth and pinch your nostrils. Even the slightest pressure feels awful. Increase […]
Spotted at the Kennel Club's Discover Dogs Show in London today.
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