Eulogy after the death aged 3 of the world’s tallest dog, Zeus, makes me sick

Zeus - world's tallest dog died at 3.

The blindness of humans to what they are doing knows no bounds. The delusional behavior of humans is extraordinary. Humans are so wrapped up in their self-indulgent activities that they just don’t see it or get it. I am referring to the recent death of …

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Wolves have bigger brains than dogs but more recent selective breeding has counteracted this

Brain size of dogs

A recent study has come to the conclusion that the domestication of the wolf reduced the brain size of dogs which is understandable because domestic dogs nearly always have everything done for them. They don’t need to face the challenges that wolves have to face. …

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More than 50% of Dobermans suffer from dilated cardiomyopathy

Ben the vet and the Dobermann of which if which more than 50% suffer from a serious heart disease

Ben the vet on TikTok tells us that during his work he saw a Doberman Pinscher drop dead in front of his eyes. He said that it is enough by itself to not adopt a Dobermann (an alternative spelling). He found it traumatic. To an …

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Man gives paralyzed dachshunds a life by taking them to a doggy park for a walk with wheels

Dachshunds with hind leg paralysis due to selective breeding are taken to doggy park for a walk with wheels

A man rescues dachshunds who’ve lost the use of their hind legs and takes them to the park for a doggy wheel walk. This is a special bloke who appears to have committed himself to rescuing and adopting dachshunds who’ve lost the use of their …

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French Bulldog breed standard in America and the UK is a mess and abused by breeders

French bulldog

I’ve been digging around looking at the breed standards for the French Bulldog both in the UK and the USA. In the UK it is The Kennel Club which sets the breed standard and, in the USA, the American Kennel Club also sets a breed …

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Americans are bewitched by French bulldog’s appearance knocking the labrador off top spot

NEWS AND COMMENT: The labrador retriever is no longer America’s best friend because the French bulldog is now the most popular dog breed surpassing the labrador retriever which held the record for 31 years. And it seems to me that Americans and the Brits in …

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PETA asks Crufts to ban flat-faced dogs as they ‘can barely breathe’

Pekinese dog, Eric, at Crufts - the winner 2022

NEWS AND OPINION: The pressure is on The Kennel Club and their dog breeders to genuinely change their ways and deal with this flat-faced dog problem. This is a problem which has bedevilled The Kennel Club for many years. And I think the problem has …

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PETA successfully compels Moonpig to pull pug cards from sale

Peta forces Moonpig to pull pug cards from sale

NEWS AND COMMENT: under pressure from PETA, Moonpig has withdrawn cards featuring pugs and French Bulldog from sale. In truth, there has been pressure for a long time against manufacturers exploiting the popular but unhealthy faces of pugs and French bulldogs and other similar dog …

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