defended his decision to make a documentary film about dog breeding (Photo: Getty)
The company defended its decision to make a controversial documentary on dog breeding, despite a petition with more than 24,000 signatures to prevent its release.
The programme, currently running under the title My Puppies will Make Me Rich? was conceived by filmmakers Sophia Slater and Helena Rochester and is supported by Salford-based award-winning production company Nine Lives.
According to the author, the film is intended to guide young dog breeders in their efforts to develop their activity and make them respectable.
She will also investigate and discuss good and bad practices in the world of dog breeding.
Following the publication of the information on the programme, a petition was submitted asking for the production of the programme to cease.
So far, it has collected more than 24,000 signatures, with many people resisting the idea of a documentary film, although the organisers admitted that they had no idea how it would be conceived.
The idea of the program was to talk about Elena and Sofia (photo: ).
The organiser of the petition has also expressed concern that people visiting the show may see it as a guide to buying dogs for the sole purpose of breeding them and making money.
However, a representative of Metro.co.uk said that the program would not please dog breeders, but would emphasize the importance of good animal welfare.
This observation documentary is not gratifying for dog breeding, but responsibly addresses the increasing growth of young people entering the profession and stresses the importance of good animal welfare, training and permits, we were told in a statement.
The production team works closely with animal specialists to inform the public about good and bad practices.
The documentary, which is currently in production, will also show how puppy prices have doubled in the last six months due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Speaking of the program, Fiona Campbell, controller three, explained… The Three Pitches at Sheffield Dock/Fest is a good starting point for new talent and was a great success for us.
We were very excited about the prospect of this film, and Sofia and Elena’s enthusiasm for the film was contagious. We chose to do this because we like to have ideas that are desirable and a business perspective that is not really contemporary and ambitious.
Add Helena and Sophia: We are very happy to have the opportunity to make this documentary for three people and we will film beautiful young writers.
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