Breeding

The Sad Truth About Floppy-Eared Bunnies

The Sad Truth About Floppy-Eared Bunnies

Floppy-eared rabbits, also known as lop rabbits, are more susceptible to serious ear and tooth disorders than upright-eared domesticated rabbits, according to new research. The findings are raising important concerns about the appropriateness of breeding lop rabbits, adorable as they are.

How The American Kennel Club Decides New Breeds

How The American Kennel Club Decides New Breeds

Described as “energetic, lively, and ready to work”, the Hungarian Pumi has just become the 190th breed recognised by the American Kennel Club. It’s been a long road for the Pumi to get to this point — a showcase for how hard it is for dogs to enter into this…