Mystery respiratory disease affecting dogs in Oregon and other US states. Not known if it is viral or bacterial

Mystery respiratory disease affecting dogs in Oregon and other states and they don't know whether it is viral or bacterial in origin.

NEWS AND COMMMENT: Online, there are disturbing reports about a mystery respiratory disease affecting more than 200 dogs in Oregon and the report is that other states are affected. The worrying aspect of this disease is that at this stage the experts don’t know whether …

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Flat-faced brachycephalic Frenchies are popular because they behave like infants

French Bulldog struggles with a test to find food and they look up at their owner for help which endears them to their owner which in turn makes them more attractive than a dog with a standard muzzle.

STUDY REPORT PLUS COMMENT: The infantile, brachycephalic French Bulldog ‘suffers’ from a ‘condition’ called paedomorphism which means to behave like an infant. And these dogs give their owners this impression because they are less good at solving problems. They would rather look up at their …

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Owners of American XL bully dogs feed them steroids to make them aggressive

Killer Kimbo

This is the latest disturbing update in the American XL bully story which as you might know are going to be banned in the UK soon as they can according to the country’s Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak. He doesn’t think that families should be in …

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In America dogs fed 25% less lived longer and chronic diseases started later

A 25% reduction in food intake of companion dogs in America resulted in longer life spans and a delay in the onset of chronic diseases.

Scientists have revealed that dogs on a diet which reduced food intake by 25% noticeably increased their average lifespan and, in addition, the permanent diet delayed the onset of signs of chronic disease. The study strongly indicates that companion dogs should be on a 25% …

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5 dog breeds you should know more about before you buy

12-week-old cockapoo is adorable when being professionally groomed

Ben the Vet has made a really nice TikTok video about five dog breeds that people frequently underestimate. What he means is that people who want to buy a dog are sometimes attracted to these five dog breeds mainly because their appearance is so impressive …

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Puppy yoga can put puppies in danger

Puppy Yoga

Both the RSPCA in the UK and The Kennel Club have raised concerns about a new trend to do yoga with puppies. It’s called “Puppy Yoga” unsurprisingly and it involves puppies as young as 6.5 weeks of age joining the class. I suspect that puppies …

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