...t the front of the show joining it."
Hana nodded saying her voice holding a tinge of distaste, "This use to be a real underground event. But eventually some dog breeders of those show dogs got wind of it and figuring with the Inuzuka name attached to it would really legitimize what they do."
"You preferred things when they were smaller?"
Shaking her head Hana replied, "No that's not it. The people up there breed them just for show and inbreed to the point that it's detrimental to their animals' health. That's why the Inuzuka began this event in the first place to prevent such a thing from happening. We carefully map out all of the animals lineage to prevent such things and add new blood, so to speak, every year. Akamaru was a result of such practices which is why he looks so different from most of the nin-dogs in our clan."
"I didn't know so much work was involved to breed a nin-dog," Naruto said impressed, "But I assume most Inuzuka feel the same as you so why tolerate such practices from others at an event held by you."
"Well, it does generate money for the clan," Hana replied trying to ignore Naruto's presence behind her as she checked over the dog in front of her marking it down as too weak to be added to the clan's program. "We after all have to pay some of these people for the rights to bre...