Europe-wide threat to the bull terrier
FURTHER to your article by Alex Renton (And the
nominations for daftest candidate are, 29 May), please note that the German
parliament has recently passed breed-specific legislation and the
Staffordshire bull terrier, among other breeds, has been placed on Section
One of this legislation. Therefore, Staffordshire bull terriers are
currently being persecuted and effectively "phased out" along with the bull
terrier and other breeds. You will appreciate that this issue is very
serious and has wide-ranging consequences for dog owners both in Germany and
the UK .
Phil Buckley, The Kennel Club, Clarges
Street, Piccadilly, W1.