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RAF service guard dogs to the Duke of Cambridge put to sleep.

I was going through the news like I do every day with a cuppa’ tea. There is always a story about dogs, the majority bad, especially recently.

However one story made me look twice and it was one you don’t often hear about in the news so I thought I’d share it with you. To summarise, two RAF service dogs have been put down due to behavioural issues (despite the fact that most articles concentrated on Prince William’s leaving the same RAF base).

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Basset Hounds Being Used As ‘Bait Dogs’

As most people know, dog fighting is a big problem in the UK; only last March the BBC reported on dog fighting in Birmingham being used publicly to ‘settle scores’ and the Chief inspector of the RSPCA special operations unit has stated that dog fighting in the UK is up 400% in the last three years. However, speaking recently with a representative for London’s Mayhew Animal Home at Discover Dogs this year, I was surprised to find that out that many of the dogs taken into welfare are the victims not only of fighting and attacks but also of being used as ‘bait’ animals.

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