Dutch outlaw registration of flat-faced breed puppies

Thanks for sharing this information Seaweed, this is interesting to read.

Is it possible, I wonder, that other breeds may later on also be affected?

I wouldn’t be surprised, if anything comes to light, I will post.

Thanks Seaweed.

Norwegian court cracks down on flat-faced dog breeds. https://news.vin.com/default.aspx?pid=210&catId=633&Id=10641874

FCI - Federation Cynologique Internationale

Bulldogs (English) (149) and Cavalier King Charles Spaniels (136) in danger in Norway : FCI official reaction.


The Australian Veterinary Association calls for partial ban on ‘flat-faced’ dogs.

Sounds like the concern regarding dogs with ‘flat faces’ is spreading to other countries…

The Norsk Kennel Klub are to appeal the Norway ban. https://www.facebook.com/NorskKennelKlub/
I have translated a a segment (Google Translate) from the Norsk Kennel Klub
Stands together on the appeal
The Norwegian Kennel Club, the Norwegian Bulldog Club, the Norwegian Cavalier Club and the six breeders all agree to appeal the verdict, and will also stand together in the next round in court. The parties have also chosen to change their legal relationship, which will be announced at a later date

Thank you for highlighting this and keeping us abreast of this Seaweed as this is important.

Decisions are being made and discussed regarding the future of several breeds of dogs.

European Federation of Companion Animal Veterinary Associations, FECAVA talks to Dyrebeskyttelsen Norge regarding the Norway ban.
Åshild Roaldset • Combining competence with determination for animal welfare in Norway. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsBh4tgeY6Y

WSAVA supports Norwegian ban on specific dog breeding. https://www.vettimes.co.uk/news/wsava-supports-norwegian-ban-on-specific-dog-breeding/

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Research set to examine public’s views on whether breeding regulations are necessary for dog welfare. https://www.harper-adams.ac.uk/news/206796/research-set-to-examine-publics-views-on-whether-breeding-regulations-are-necessary-for-dog-welfare

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Pug and Bulldog breeding faces UK ban - Vets call for end to ‘vicious cycle’ https://www.express.co.uk/news/nature/1595761/dog-news-pug-and-bulldog-breeding-uk-ban

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CACIB show in Neumünster on 05/06 June 2022 cancelled! https://www.facebook.com/VDHNord

The German disaster – how the new Animal Welfare Act destroys dog breeding. https://internationalworkingteckel.com/the-german-disaster-how-the-new-animal-welfare-act-destroys-breeding

Ante Lucin talks to Jemima Harrison (Pedigree Dog Exposed - Cruffa, The Campaign for the Responsible Use of Flat-Faced Animals)
Talking dogs with Jemima Harrison. https://www.facebook.com/talkingdogswithante/videos/talking-dogs-with-jemima-harrison/748527762855954/

Owners urged to ‘stop and think’ before buying as English bulldogs are twice as likely to have a health problem.
English Bulldogs in the UK: a VetCompass study of their disorder predispositions and protections. https://cgejournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40575-022-00118-5

Hope the Court of Appeal is on the dogs’ side. https://www.dyrebeskyttelsen.no/2022/06/14/hope-the-court-of-appeal-is-on-the-dogs-side/

Controversial ban on beloved ‘flat-faced’ dogs including French bulldogs, shih tzus and King Charles spaniels could be SCRAPPED - but some animal fans are not happy: ‘This is a disgusting move’

The Kennel Club responds to Bulldog research. https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media-centre/2022/june/the-kennel-club-responds-to-bulldog-research/