The “hypertype” fashion, a scourge for dogs

Carlin, French Bulldog, Cavalier King Charles, Dachshund… among the favorite dogs of the French? Yes! For the better, but unfortunately for the worst too. The effects of the mode have never been beneficial to the canine species in recent decades. In order to meet the excessive demand for a breed of dog, production is intensifying, in breeders or individuals, ignoring inbreeding. But most of all, we bring into the reproductive patterns of individuals with morphological characteristics pushed to the extreme to stick to current trends. Thus giving rise to so-called hypertypes.

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