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High profile best of breed winners pass vet checks at crufts

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ALL 14 best of breed winners belonging to ‘high profile’ breeds passed veterinary health checks at this year's Crufts dog show, the Kennel Club has reported.

The club has designated 14 breeds as ‘high profile’, mainly due to conformational issues. The veterinary checks were introduced at Crufts in 2012 and have been in place at all General and Group championship shows since. Vets undertaking the checks are asked to look for conditions related to externally visible eye disease, lameness, skin disorders and breathing difficulty. The Kennel Club reports that, since …

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