The aim of this article is not to condemn Kennel Clubs, dog shows, or breeders. It is simply to demonstrate the extremes that the "pure breed culture" has taken us to. We need to take a step back and re-assess what we really want. Is our primary aim to own happy healthy dogs, or cute/exotic/long-eared/giant-sized/miniature/wrinkled dogs? Remember, as nature very cleverly programmed it to be so- the healthiest, happiest and hardiest dog is the one that is least purebred.