War hero breed imperilled by influencer dog's meteoric rise

A drop in puppy births has put the wiry-haired Irish terrier on Crufts' list

of “vulnerable native breeds” despite its bravery in the trenches.

Because the red-coated terrier is not a celebrity or influencer-favored “designer” dog, breeders

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associations informed The Telegraph that numbers had decreased

Over 60% of British puppies are the 10 most popular breeds,

including the French bulldog and cockapoo.

“They are terriers and have their own obedience style.

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