Survey reveals pet owners' concerns over inherited health defects in dogs

February 2009
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;2/14/2009, Vol. 164 Issue 7, p196
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The article highlights the survey conducted by the charity Blue Cross on the inherited health defects in dog breeds between January 29 and February 2, 2009 in Great Britain. The online survey shows that 33% of pet owners believed that they can help reduce the problem if they know more, while 65% do not know where to find reliable information about the health and welfare of pedigree dogs. Meanwhile, the charity will be attending the Crufts dog show to provide practical advice.


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