Dog Breeding: Should There Be Running The Dog Show?

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While dogs have been man’s best friend for as long as 10,000 years, purebred dogs have only been around for about 150 years. Even though dog breeding hasn’t been around very long, the corruption from it has caused dogs many apparent health issues in our favorite breeds today!

Dog breeding started in the mid 1800’s. When it was evident by 1884 that this hobby was taking off the American Kennel club was formed. When the showing of purebred dogs started it was for sporting breeds. It was a way for hunters to get the best of the best hunting dogs. When it started to become a popular pastime for the upper class there began to be some arguments on how the AKC should be running the dog shows. The upper class was upset at how some of the hunting dogs
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