Researchers from Finland have published a paper on skeletal problems and the effect of these problems on locomotion and function of English bulldogs. They reported a considerable number of dogs having hip and elbow dysplasia, patellar luxation and spinal abnormalities (78.6% of the dogs had at least one malformed vertebra). In contrast to previously reportedRead more
Raising awareness about health and welfare issues associated with excessive breed-related traits such as brachycephaly is important to FECAVA. The Federation has adopted a Europe-wide position paper on this topic.
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