American Kennel Club Shoves Its Snout Into Obama Doggy Business


The AKC, completely ignoring the plight of thousands and thousands of mixed breed pets languishing in shelters across the country, has decided it’s important to pressure the Obamas into getting a purebred dog — which, for families not living in the White House, is extremely difficult to find with a rescue agency. The Club has thrown its weight behind the Portuguese water dog (as opposed to the Obamas’ other selection, the Labradoodle). This annoys us. [Chicago Tribune]