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Medivet to rethink breed policy after row

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By Matthew Limb

Medivet is to review its approach to supporting dog breeding associations.

The decision follows criticism about the company’s financial backing of the French Bulldog Club of England.

Its donation to the club came to light earlier this week following criticism about a post the company published on its LinkedIn page on 15 December. The post said the company was the new main sponsor of the French Bulldog Club of England for the next five years.

Some vets reacted to the post, expressing surprise that the company would back a club associated with brachycephaly. The post was taken down by Medivet on 18 December.

When contacted by Vet Record, Medivet admitted that the LinkedIn notification was an ‘incorrect’ posting by a new member …

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