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Same goes for the stupidly-long ear leathers, which make her ears prone to yeast and bacterial infections. And then there's all that gross and entirely unnecessary extra skin which flobs around as she moves.
But the show vets are not allowed to disqualify a dog for exaggerated features. Which means, essentially, that for all the fine talk it's business as usual when it comes to the Bassets at Crufts this year.
More pix - and a list of this Italian dog's extensive show wins - here.
Note, btw, that although the Albany hounds still have large ears, they are very different from the floppy, flabby appendages on the show Bassets. The Albanys can lift/move their ears more normally, allowing vital air flow into the ear chamber. This helps reduce the risk of infection.