[ SHOWGSD-L ] Re: UK, more after "Exposed"

  • From: InquestGSD@xxxxxxx
  • To: Stormy435@xxxxxxx, showgsd-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 4 Nov 2009 07:56:47 EST

 
 
This is the most asinine thing I've ever seen.  
Ileana
 
In a message dated 11/3/2009 10:36:44 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
Stormy435@xxxxxxx writes:
Check  out the "recommendations" for breeding  below
Stormy

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/article6900266.ece

http://tinyurl.com/ylzgw57

From The Times
November 3, 2009
Reports urges health certificates for  puppies after Crufts scandal


The scandal saw the BBC scrapping its  coverage of Crufts for the first
time in 42 years
Valerie  Elliott

Puppies should be sold with a full family medical history to  alert new
owners to the risk of genetic disorders, an inquiry will  recommend  
today.

All future sales must be accompanied by a  contract stating that the
dogâ??s parents have undergone health checks before  breeding to ensure
puppies are born free from genetic disorders, MPs and  peers will say.

The Associate Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare  recommends that
breeders provide a veterinary certificate confirming that  the dogâ??s
parents have been screened for health defects prior to  mating.

Other recommendations include:

â?¢ a statutory limit on  the number of times a dog can sire puppies, to
prevent inbreeding;

â?¢  random checks on breeders;

â?¢ that all pedigree dogs be  microchipped;

â?¢ that champion showdogs undergo health screening before  prizes are  
awarded;

â?¢ guidelines to inform owners about what  to look for in a healthy  
dog....

NAIA News
National Animal  Interest Alliance



 

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