Dog breeding defects are top concern for vets

Vets are calling on prospective dog owners to think twice before buying a puppy after breeding and hereditary defects came out as vets’ top animal health and welfare concern.

The number of vets citing this as a pressing issue more than doubled in the past two years, according to figures revealed by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) during Puppy Awareness Week 4-10 September.

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