2008 was a tumultuous year in the organised world of dogdom.
The year began with dogs in the headlines as the fallout erupted following the late December death of tragic dog attack victim Archie - Lee Hirst, an incident which again brought the subject of Britain’s dangerous dog laws to the front pages.
Dogs were sitting atop of the media schedules again in 08 when the powerful and much debated documentary Pedigree Dogs Exposed hit British BBC screens. The ramifications of the film are still rubmling but suffice to say the BBC’s decision to drop Crufts from its TV schedule in 2009 was one of the more dramatic consequences.
It feels to many as though we are in a state of flux.
Two independent reports in to the state of dog health are underway - one by the KC in partnership with the Dogs Trust and one by the RSPCA.
A cross-party group of politicians [...]
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