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Is Crufts cruel? Home DNA Tests, Electric Cars and Scone Gate!

Kaye Adams gets to the heart of the stories making the news, offering the listeners the opportunity to have their say. Is Crufts cruel?

Intruders disrupted the live broadcast of the Crufts dog show as the top prize was awarded.
Two intruders, said by Crufts to be part of the animal rights group Peta, ran into the show arena at Birmingham's NEC as the winner claimed her prize.
Peta later said that Crufts rewards breeders "for producing dogs with 'ideal' physical traits with little or no regard for their welfare".
Is Crufts cruel?

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