I’m a dog lover and enjoy nothing more than taking a hairy companion on a walk. While I often wondered about some odd features in certain breeds, not until I watched a recent BBC documentary, Pedigree Dogs Exposed, did I understand the implications. Watch this video if you’re thinking about getting a pure breed dog – especially if you chose it for some peculiar physical features. If you’re squeamish, it’ll make your stomach churn. Many of these animals endure great suffering and permanent distress solely to titillate a human owner. After making the documentary, the BBC refused to air coverage of the annual Crufts dog competition, which is as prestigious in Britain as the Westminster or National Dog Show is in the U.S.
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