Dog Breeds and Possible Health Issues

Well, you might be thinking of getting a sweet pet lastly. We think that you should do your work before doing it, you should check your possible dog’s breed temperament, size, character but also you should not forget about checking how likely your dog can have health problems.

The domestication of dogs realized 10.000 years ago and they are a part of our lives since civilization and settlement. There are hundreds of different breeds all over the world, and they come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and temperaments, character. Also the diversity  of dogs has been achieved over the years through selective breeding. Since there is so many breeds and so many characteristic differing from one to another, so the health problems also differ.


Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retriever

The are America’s favorite and most loved dog breed. They are extremely intelligent and also emotional. They are perfect for a family, can play hours with your kids and can be very gentle all day long. They have relatively few health issues as they are active during the day. As long as they exercised, they don’t have the risk to weight gain and face any disease related to obesity. They are genetically prone to hip and elbow dysplasia. Other diseases they inherited include eye disorders.

Bulldog

Bulldog Health

Bulldogs can face breathing problems like other dog breeds with smashed-in faces. They can snore due to their small nostrils, elongated soft palate, and narrow trachea -and they can lead to a life-threatening emergency if he gets overheated or overtired. That's why you should always be careful about keeping your bulldogs cool in the summer or never overdoing it with exercise.

Pugs

Pug Health

They generally  breathing and skin problems because of foreshortened muzzles. They are  also prone to another condition due to over breeding which is pug dog encephalitis, a brain infection which exclusively occurs in pugs. It's thought to be hereditary and is a serious concern for any dog that has it. Another problem can be that if a pug fight with another dog or gets into an accident his eye may pop out of its socket. Then you should urgently cover the eye and immediately go to vet.

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