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Pedigree dogs
Vet checks to continue, says Kennel Club

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MEMBERS of the Kennel Club have voted for the continuation of veterinary checks at dog shows after what was described as ‘a lengthy discussion’ at the club's annual general meeting on May 16.

The Kennel Club introduced the veterinary checks for 15 high-profile breeds this year to ensure that dogs winning Best in Breed prizes at Group and General Championship shows were not affected by conformational problems that had a detrimental impact on …

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