Our desire for cuteness and the selection for shorter, flatter faces has resulted in dogs who struggle to breathe.
"Owning a dog is a challenge, it's a huge responsibility, and it's a privilege."
A blog by our Chief Executive, Chris Sherwood.
Last year we received 2,280 calls about animals in netting.
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We aim to prompt political and behavioural change on a range of animal welfare-related issues.
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