Saturday, 25 January 2014
DOGS WITH SHORT NOSES (BRACHYCEPHALIC SYNDROME)
Unfortunately many owner of breeds with pushed in faces such as Pugs, Bulldogs, Boxers, Boston Terriers, do not always recognize when their dog is having a respiratory problem, they see it as normal for their breed. Being able to examine and know when your dog is in distress is crucial for your dog's health. These breeds many times exhibit breathing problems after exercise. They have a harder time cooling themselves in summer's heat. Sleeping with dogs that have Brachycephalic syndrome is noisy with a lot of snoring and nasal noises this is because their respiratory system is compromised.
Researching your breed and any genetic disorders will only be prudent and may save your dog's life.