The Netherlands plans to outlaw the ownership of designer pets such as squish-faced pugs. File photo: Shutterstock
The Netherlands plans to outlaw the ownership of designer pets such as squish-faced pugs. File photo: Shutterstock

Netherlands to ban pets like flat-faced dogs, cats with folded ears to end health misery

  • Agriculture Minister Piet Adema said the designer breeds suffered from health problems, including breathing difficulties
  • ‘We make life miserable for these innocent animals, just because we like them and find them cute’

The Netherlands plans to outlaw the ownership of designer pets such as squish-faced pugs. File photo: Shutterstock
The Netherlands plans to outlaw the ownership of designer pets such as squish-faced pugs. File photo: Shutterstock
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