Dr O’Neill continued: ‘What is most concerning is that so many of the health conditions that English Bulldogs suffer from, such as skin fold dermatitis and breathing problems, are directly linked to the extreme structure of their bodies that has been selectively bred for.
A study by the Royal Veterinary College found that distinctive features of English bulldogs such as their flat faces, protruding lower jaws and folds of skin contribute to them being twice as likely as other breeds to have health problems and substantially shorter lives.
Mum Ewa said: ‘He’s the best family dog we could have wished for’ (Picture: CATERS NEWS) Eddy the English bulldog has taken to being a big brother with aplomb, and become best buds with his owner’s new baby.
Zsa Zsa, the lovable English bulldog who was named the World's Ugliest Dog last month, has died at 9 years old. Zsa Zsa, the winner of the World's Ugliest Dog contest last month, has died at 9 years old.
A 9-year-old English bulldog 'Zsa Zsa' won the title of an unusual competition known as 'World's Ugliest Dog contest' in the San Francisco Bay Area. The contest which is in its 30th year, saw dogs flaunting their imperfections, from hairless bodies to lolling tongues.