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Kennel Club Gets Real
In the face of criticism, the old guard adopts new standards for breeders

The United Kingdom's Kennel Club has announced a series of health reforms to breed standards. New standards "will not include anything that could in any way be interpreted as encouraging features that might prevent a dog from breathing, walking and seeing freely." Despite the proactive tone of the announcement, the Kennel Club was essentially forced into making these concessions after last year's BBC documentary, "Pedigree Dogs Exposed," revealed some of the devastating health consequences of breeding for the show ring. 

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