Qualzucht

This video, “Pedigreed Dogs Exposed” is an extremely important expose of serious health problems with purebred dogs registered with kennel clubs in England and the Americas. This page will present the arguments for recognizing these problems and the larger, philosophical issue of qualzucht, a German word literally meaning “torture breeding” but referring to enshrining dangerous

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A History of Little Dogs in the Americas

Everyone agrees that there were little dogs in the Americas. Although ‘Techichi’ just means ‘dog’ in Aztec or Nahuatl, the term was specially applied to the small Indian dogs that were extremely common in the early days of the Occupation by the Spaniards and they first made it into print through a description by Francisco

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Kennel Club Dog Breeding Controversy

I know we live in a  world where Kennel club breeders have lost 70% of  their yearly number of registrations since 1976, so what does this say? Could it be a vote for un-pedigreed dogs? Why? I see two reasons for this: first, the closed registry system and the progressive amount of inbreeding, which is

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