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Brachycephalic Breeds: Wrinkles and Panting and Snoring… Oh My!
Many people love the look of those wrinkled, squish-faced brachycephalic breeds such as English Bulldogs, French Bulldogs, Boston Terriers, and Pugs. The short face, the wrinkles, and the snoring are all things that lure people to these special breeds. But what some people don’t realize is that the special look of these breeds can lead to significant medical issues often requiring more veterinary visits throughout their lifetime and even specialized surgeries.