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Should we ban pets shops from selling pups and kittens?

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Publish Date
Thursday, 28 February 2019, 11:32a.m.
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Britain has banned all pet shops from selling puppies and kittens to try stop puppy farming. Buyers will have to buy directly from a breeder instead. It comes after calls in New Zealand to stop the inbreeding of brachycephalic breeds, such as French Bulldogs, due to breathing and health problems. 

Newstalk ZB's Heather du Plessis-Allan talks to Helping You Help Animals (HUHA) founder Carolyn Press-McKenzie to hear her views.

LISTEN ABOVE AS CAROLYN PRESS-McKENZIE SPEAKS TO HEATHER DU PLESSIS-ALLAN

 

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