'This is a calamity': the surgeons keeping pugs and bulldogs alive

'This is a calamity': the surgeons keeping pugs and bulldogs alive

“We tend to say: ‘Oh, it’s a French bulldog – it’s normal for them to breathe like that,’” Opperman says. Some animals with BOAS find ways to prop their mouths open to survive the night, using furniture or toys as wedges Before Sidney’s surgery, Frankie, the French bulldog, was in theatre.

Scottie dog facing EXTINCTION: Fears for Scottish Terrier as pets hit by shock decline

Scottie dog facing EXTINCTION: Fears for Scottish Terrier as pets hit by shock decline

It would be very sad to no longer see this historic and much-loved breed in our streets and parks in a few generations’ time.” President George W Bush carries his dog Barney as First Lady Laura Bush holds Miss Beazley (Image: GETTY) Scottie dog is a popular Monopoly playing piece (Image: GETTY) As breeds such as Scotties cause concerns over their continuing decline in popularity, the rise of the French bulldog has created its own worries.

Dog TRAGICALLY stabbed with 11-inch knife DESTROYED because he could never be a pet

Dog TRAGICALLY stabbed with 11-inch knife DESTROYED because he could never be a pet

“It is with a heavy heart that, following consultation with very experienced members of our animal welfare team and our chief veterinary officer, we have had to take the difficult decision to end Aslan’s struggle in life.” SSPCA badge (Image: SSPCA) The Scottish charity is pledging never to forget Aslan while also making every effort to bring his attacker to justice.

Sorry but this skateboarding dog needs your attention right now

Sorry but this skateboarding dog needs your attention right now

Pumpkin’s dad Prince isn’t as keen on skateboarding (Picture: SWNS) ‘She’s completely obsessed with it, even if I put out a bowl of treats in front of her she wouldn’t be bothered and would only want her skateboard.’ Pumpkin’s dad, Prince, who is five-and-a-half years-old, runs after Pumpkin when she’s doing the skateboarding but doesn’t fancy taking up the sport himself.

Bulldog rescued by the RSPCA after getting stuck in a wall

Bulldog rescued by the RSPCA after getting stuck in a wall

(Picture: RSPCA/WALES NEWS SERVICE)Ellie said: ‘Poor Roxy was unable to move free – but she was very calm, and seemed remarkably pleased with herself to have got into such a pickle!

Stop what you’re doing and look at these adorable dog breeds on Instagram

Stop what you’re doing and look at these adorable dog breeds on Instagram

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Dad’s rant after thieves stole 11 puppies from his children as he offers £50,000 reward

Dad’s rant after thieves stole 11 puppies from his children as he offers £50,000 reward

Thieves also left with four 11 days old Dachshund puppies (Picture: Mark Orley/Deadline News)‘I now want them to ring me before they answer the door to anyone.’

8 Must-Have French Bulldog Gifts for Dog Lovers

8 Must-Have French Bulldog Gifts for Dog Lovers

This sturdy, 12-ounce porcelain mug features the phrase “Best Dog” and is the perfect gift for Frenchie lovers to show their devotion to the breed. One of the most lovely gifts for dog lovers, this French Bulldog ornament features portraits by Danbury Mint artist Tamara Burnett.

Thieves stole eight puppies from pregnant mum and her children at knifepoint

Thieves stole eight puppies from pregnant mum and her children at knifepoint

The thieves grabbed the dogs and fled the scene (Picture: MEN Media)‘They are only a day old, and they won’t survive for long without their mum, so they need to be brought home as soon as possible.

JetBlue crew saves French bulldog struggling to breathe on flight

JetBlue crew saves French bulldog struggling to breathe on flight

A couple whose French bulldog was struggling to breathe on a Jetblue flight last week has credited a pair of flight attendants with saving the dog's life.