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.
THE first wild beaver colony to live on an English river for 400 years is under threat because of raw sewage spills, wildlife experts warned.Sewage from Honiton treatment works in Devon has contaminated the water used by the beaver colony along the river Otter, Devon Wildlife Trust said.
Made in partnership with pet drinks company Woof & Brew, English Breakfwoof is a new type of tea just for dogs.Technically, you can drink tea made from these teabags, too, but PG tips don’t reccommend it.
English cocker spaniels and American cocker spaniels also made small contributions in some dogs.“The thing that we didn’t expect to such a degree was that the Australian labradoodle retains a huge amount of poodle genome and doesn’t retain a lot of the Labrador retriever genome,” she said.
Lola the English Pointer was pulled over the gate by thieves (Picture: GloucestershireLive/ BPM) She was found three weeks after being stolen on August 15 (Picture: BPM)Laura told Gloucestershire Live: ‘It’s amazing.
In Japan’s rarified world of cat doctors, the vet Hattori is very much a superstar – but now there is a chance for English-speaking feline fans to benefit from his wisdom thanks to What Cats Want, a translation of his 2017 Japanese best seller Neko no Kimochi Kaibo Zukan (The Encyclopaedia of Cat Feelings).
Around 20 pet dogs were rescued by the firefighters over six hours (Picture: Jam Press) The caption roughly translates in English to: ‘Dog: Do I look like a heavy baby?’ (Picture: Jam Press) Firemen were able to free the trapped dogs by transferring them to rubber dinghies (Picture: Jam Press).
This week, the American Kennel Club (AKC) released its 2019 registry list, which marked a record-breaking popularity streak for the dog breed.The list also revealed the least-popular dog breed of 2019 - the English foxhound - which placed 193rd.
This English Pointer Popsey was found starving n Turkey with a rotten leg (Picture: Gofundme) She has been adopted by John after three years of living in a rescue shelter (Picture: GoFundMe)He told : ‘It was an unexpected encounter but when I heard she had three legs I just knew I had to take her.
Dog-loving bus company owner Austin Blackburn said people can bring their hounds on his buses for free (Picture: Triangle News) He is hoping the campaign will encourage more dog walkers to explore the English countryside in Kent (Picture: Triangle News)Mr Blackburn, who has three dogs including a chihuahua called Geoff, believes not all pet owners realise they can take dogs on the bus for free.
English springer spaniel, Mac, 3, with handler crew manager Gary Carroll (Picture: SWNS)Crew manager Gary Carroll, 48, said Mac’s agility allows him to enter unstable buildings without the risk of causing further damage – known as ‘secondary collapse’.
William Baldwin concealed his 16th-century book Beware the Cat because of its satirical swipes at the Catholic church. Philosophically, Baldwin was asking the kind of questions with which 20th-century philosophers have since grappled, says Bob McKay, a senior lecturer in English Literature at Sheffield whose research has focused on animals living beside humans in literature.
As the Kennel Club warns the old English sheepdog faces extinction, consider rehoming if you are looking for a new best friend – whatever its ancestry.
Old English Sheepdogs are facing a brush with extinction (Image: GETTY)Old English sheepdog puppy registrations have hit historic lows, with just 98 recorded in the first three months of this year - a 16 percent drop over the same time in 2018.
Vets warn more pets being imported is likely to increase infection rates (Picture: Getty)Earlier this year an English Pointer who never left Essex developed leishmaniasis, with vets believing his owners could have brought sand flies back from spain in their luggage.