It is one of a number of traditional breeds whose futures are threatened as owners opt for 'fashionable' cross-breeds
such as Labradoodles (labrador and poodle) and Puggles (Pug and Beagle), owned by the likes of Sylvester Stallone and Uma Thurman.
Dougal is a young black and brindle cross-breed
with a white chest.
Qualifying classes are: Most handsome cross-breed
dog; Prettiest cross- bred bitch; Best cross-breed
rescue; The cross-breed
the judge would most like to take home.
The second dog was a black and white cross-breed
which still had masking tape around one paw and was thought to have been fully bound when dumped.
She said: "Lady arrived and she is a delightful cross-breed
bitch with a fantastic temperament.
race separately as they are faster.
There may be variables but some of the cross-breeds
are sold for more than double that.
Of the hundreds of hunter-killed deer he's examined over the past fifteen years, only two were undoubtedly cross-breeds
Research shows that cross-breeds
have fewer health problems than pedigree cats and dogs," said David Hiddleston, Churchill's business development director.
Victoria Beckham is said to have splashed out pounds 1,400 for a pair of miniature pot-bellied Gloucester Old Spot cross-breeds
for husband David, who this week sealed a return move to Milan.
The charges relate to an attack by two bull mastiff cross-breeds
on May 16, last year.
Researchers at the Department of Animal Sciences, at Colorado State University, showed that meat from zebu and zebu cross-bred animals is less tender than that from British and European breeds and cross-breeds