For those of you who follow dogs - I always recommend terrierman's blog.
And Patrick has brought to the forefront how pedigree dogs are in serious danger from the closed registry system. Just this last year a documentary came out on the BBC that exposed the serious problems with the AKC closed registry system.
Then PETA has jumped on the bandwagon, and the producer of the program "Pedigree Dogs Exposed" has basically told PETA to go to hell!
The rest of the story can be found here:
To see the whole show (it's about an hour) Pedigree dogs exposed - check this link