Resurgence in breeds native to UK in Kennel Club registrations
The Kennel Club is celebrating more GB success as vulnerable native breeds, the English Toy Terrier, Glen of Imaal Terrier, King Charles Spaniel and Irish Water Spaniel have all seen a significant rise in registrations in the first half of this year. Away from the native breeds, the increase in registrations of small dogs continues, with breeds such as the Pug, French Bulldog and Chihuahua all seeing increases so far this year.
English Toy Terrier registrations have almost doubled in the first half of 2012, rising from 37 in the same period last year to 72 this year. There have been 35 Glen of Imaal puppies registered in 2012 so far, compared to just 7 in the first six months of last year, and King Charles Spaniel registrations have increased by almost half, up to 133 from 90.
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