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Some diseases in dogs are related to certain physical characteristics. For example, larger breeds have a higher risk of getting hip dysplasia and certain neoplastic diseases while breeds with wider and shorter heads, such as Pug and French bulldog, are more likely to experience breathing problems and dystocia. Therefore, if we know the trends in… Read More Study finds dog size, height, and head shape predictive of disease prevalence

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A new study from the University of Liverpool in collaboration with The University of Western Australia has examined why some people feel motivated to walk their dogs regularly and others don’t. There are more than 8 million dogs in households across the UK. Unfortunately, not all of them are taken for regular walks. The study,… Read More UK study examines why some owners walk their dogs and some don’t

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Credit: Niels C. Pedersen, Ashley S. Pooch and Hongwei Liu The English bulldog is one of the most popular breeds in the world because of its child-like appearance and demeanor. The alterations in body type and behavior needed to create the breed have required physical changes well beyond its village dog ancestors. These changes have occurred over hundreds of years but have… Read More Study finds that English Bulldog Breed health issues will be difficult to improve

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As I was walking the little lady to school this morning, I had a brief panic attack when I couldn't remember whether or not I locked the sliding glass door into the backyard.  This has only recently become an issue because Sully is tall enough to slide the door open!  This wouldn't be bad in… Read More The 4 ways dogs Learn