Bulldog Breed Council Health Scheme. Bulldogs are a severely brachycephalic (flat-faced) breed. Bulldog breeders are advised to have a Breed Council health certificate for breeding stock under a scheme intended to improve the Bulldogs health The Bulldog is the breed with the highest score for hip dysplasia.
And while Bulldogs make wonderful companions personality wise, the numerous health problems that plague the breed have left many owners heartbroken. Breeders in Switzerland have started to cross the English bulldog with the Olde English Bulldogge – ironically an American breed – to create. Bullheaded and determined, this breed can be very persistent.
A Bulldog should not be left out in the hot sun With bullbaiting obsolete, the Bulldog faced extinction.
Veterinarians have published articles about this decline.
The scheme is currently available for the Pug, French Bulldog and Bulldog, and has the potential to improve the health and welfare of these breeds for These grades will be recorded on the Kennel Club's database and published in the Breed Records Supplement, on the dog's registration certificate. Bulldogs are a severely brachycephalic (flat-faced) breed. The Kennel Club and University of Cambridge Respiratory Function Grading Scheme: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/rfg-scheme.