Letter: Paws for thought

ON BEHALF of the St Bernard Trust, I wish to express concern about the film Beethoven, about a St Bernard. It might generate interest in the breed and some may want to own a gentle giant.

My message to all prospective buyers is: please do not purchase from a dealer or a pet shop, only from a registered breeder, who will explain in detail all the implications of owning a St Bernard.

Barry Lloyd

Glenfield, Leicester