Border collies' plea: Leave us out of this

July 1994
U.S. News & World Report;7/18/94, Vol. 117 Issue 3, p14
Discusses how breeders of the labrador retriever got angry when the American Kennel Club (AKC) beefed up its standards for showing the dog in competition. Now they're making their concern a federal case. New height requirement for labs an unfair restraint of trade for fanciers of the breed's shorter, stockier variety; Prices commanded by show quality puppies and championship dogs; Debate over AKC board vote to extend full recognition to border collies.


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