Category: About Bulldogs

Why Bulldogs Are The Most Expensive Dogs To Own 

Bulldogs are wonderful dogs with amazing personalities – and owning them can add to an aura of grandeur to your social status. These pets are arguably the most expensive dogs to own.   Because of their unique looks and dominant personalities, Bulldogs are always on top of the AKC’s list of the most popular dog breeds. Simply put, they …

8 Signs of Bulldog Hip Dysplasia

According to the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals, the prevalence rate of Bulldog hip dysplasia is the highest among all dog breeds. From 1974 to 2016, it detected hip dysplasia in 71.8% of the 844 Bulldogs surveyed. Genetics and joint malformations are known to contribute to the prevalence of …

Dry Eyes in Bulldogs: Causes and Treatment

Immune problems, medications, surgery to treat a cherry eye, and congenital defect are among the most important causes of dry eyes in Bulldogs. This condition is also known as Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca (KCS) typically happens to middle-aged Bulldogs with decreased tear production. A Bulldog’s tear glands have three parts …

Tips To Take Care of Your Deaf Bulldog

Owning a deaf Bulldog is challenging yet rewarding. As humans, we are used to commanding dogs verbally and they oblige. However, things are a lot different when communicating with a deaf dog. Adjustments and learning new ways to communicate with a deaf dog are necessary to live a …

7 Must-Know Things About Idiopathic Head Tremors in Bulldogs

Idiopathic head tremors in Bulldogs are rarely life-threatening. This condition can affect any dog regardless of the breed. However, it is more commonly seen in English Bulldogs. Here are seven important things you should know about head tremors in Bulldogs. #1 Head tremors in Bulldogs are due to …

Bulldog Puppy Vaccination: What Vaccines Does Your Bulldog Must Have?

Have you brought home a cute Bulldog puppy? Be mindful of the importance of inoculation and stick to your Bulldog puppy vaccination schedule. It entails more significance when you are a new parent. Dog vaccinations are an essential part of a pet care regimen to ensure your puppy’s …

Inducing Vomiting in Your Bulldog: When And How

Inducing vomiting in your Bulldog can be life-saving especially when he ingests poisonous substances. There are over 100,000 cases of pet poisoning reported in the United States each year. So, knowing the basics of how to make your Bulldog vomit in urgent situations is an essential part of …

Pyometra in Bulldogs: An Owner’s Guide

Pyometra – “pyo” means pus and “metra” stands for uterus – refers to the thickening of the uterine lining and it leads to the accumulation of bacterial and infective fluid in the uterus. It is vital to treat pyometra in Bulldogs as soon as possible. The disease is …

Canine Parvovirus in Bulldogs: 10 Must-Know Things

Canine parvovirus in Bulldogs is a deadly disease that may kill an infected young puppy in 72 hours. With on-schedule vaccination and proper care, you can prevent the virus from harming your pet. Parvovirus in Bulldogs #1: How Does it Affect Your Pet Canine parvovirus is highly contagious. …

FAQs About Highly-Fatal Canine Distemper in Bulldogs 

Canine distemper in Bulldogs turns more severe, as these brachycephalic dogs – with the short-broad skulls that make breathing a difficult process – are prone to respiratory distress. With no direct cure, it is hard to alleviate this deadly, systemic, and contagious viral disease and about 80% of …

Bloating in Bulldogs: A Guide for Prevention, Treatment

Bloating in Bulldogs is a serious and often becomes a fatal disease that can happen in dogs irrespective of any age. Known as Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (GDV) in medical annals, Bloat can be painful for your pet and easily kill him in a few hours. Also referred to as gastric torsion, twisted stomach, or stomach torsion, it is the second most common cause of death in senior dogs after cancer.  …

Tips To Prevent, Treat Antifreeze Poisoning in Bulldogs

Antifreeze products used in cars contain ethylene glycol, an organic compound that can easily poison and kill pets. As little as 8 tablespoons of antifreeze can kill a 48-pound Bulldog. Even small amounts of antifreeze are toxic to your dog’s organs, including kidneys, liver, and the brain. Preventing …

Hypothyroidism in Bulldogs

Obesity, lack of proper care, and frequent use of steroid medications may cause hypothyroidism in Bulldogs. With many symptoms of underactive thyroid overlapping with signs of various other health disorders, owners often failed to notice and treat the problem in their pets. When left untreated for long, hypothyroidism …

Fly-Biting Syndrome in Bulldogs

The fly-biting syndrome in Bulldogs is a condition where in a dog appears to be snapping at non-existent flies or insects. Dogs who show this behavior are reported to be watching something near his face before suddenly biting or snapping at it. Studies indicate the possibility of various …

Worms in Bulldogs: Types, Treatment, Prevention 

Intestinal parasites are a threat to your pet. Worms in Bulldogs can be of different types and cause various health problems unless your dog is dewormed regularly. With adequate awareness, attention, and medication, you can prevent the severity of parasite infestation and keep him hale and hearty.  Types of Worms in Dogs Worms in Bulldogs can be of the following five common types.  Hookworms  Roundworms  Whipworms  …