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Last week Britain’s biggest annual pedigree dog show was back, showing us how it’s done with around 20,000 pups competing for the coveted Best in Show trophy. The first Crufts competition took place in 1891 and was won by a greyhound and it is now one of the biggest and most prestigious dog shows in the world, taking place in a vast indoor space covering more than 25 acres of the NEC in Birmingham. Old English Sheepdog by Obed Hernández on Unsplash Vulnerable breeds win hearts Following on from our post earlier this month about vulnerable British breeds and the...

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It’s that time of year when the Kennel Club release their figures of the most vulnerable breeds. These are the breeds of dog which most at risk of disappearing altogether if more people don’t choose a lesser-known dog breed rather than something more fashionable. The new figures, from 2022 show there are more breeds at risk than ever before, with 2 more added to the Vulnerable List - but how does the Kennel Club work this out? The Kennel Club looks at the number of pedigree dogs who were registered in the Britain and Ireland last year, to see which...

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