Norway Bans the Breeding of Two Popular Dog Breeds, Citing Severe Health Problems

A Tufts veterinary geneticist weighs in on why he thinks breeding bans are a bad idea.

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Norway has banned the breeding of English bulldogs and cavalier King Charles spaniels, both among the most popular dog breeds. The ban came in response to a lawsuit brought by an animal rights group called the Norwegian Society for the Protection of Animals. The group argues that breeding those dogs violates the country’s Animal Protection […]
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