The media furore surrounding the Crufts German Shepherd Best of Breed winner in March reminded us that there’s still some way to go in improving pedigree dog and welfare in the UK.
The Kennel Club has put a lot of measures in place since the Pedigree Dogs Exposed documentary shone a spotlight on pedigree dog breeding and showing, but is it enough?
What impact have the changes made? What, if anything, can be learned from international experiences? And what more can the veterinary profession do from the consult room?
- Dr Brenda Bonnett DVM PhD, CEO, International Partnership for Dog
- Nick Blayney BVSc MRCVS, Veterinary Advisor, The Kennel Clu
- Chaired by Gudrun Ravetz, BVSc MRCVS, BVA President, September 2016 – September 2017
Running time: 80 minutes
Part of BVA Congress at London Vet Show.