Special Needs Of Brachycephalic Dogs

Pug Sitting in the Park

Brachycephalic dogs, otherwise known as dogs with “smushed” faces, are quickly becoming some of the most popular breeds in the world. They include, to name a few, the Pug, Bulldog, Boston Terrier, Boxer, Shih tzu, Pekingese, Lhasa Apso, Brussels Griffon, and Japanese Chin.Over the last decade in the United States alone, the number of AKC registrations for American and English Bulldogs has gone up 69%, while the French Bulldog, or “Frenchie”, has enjoyed a staggering 476% increase.So what … [Continue reading]