Frenchies, labradoodles and the dilemma of the designer dog

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Beneath the French bulldog’s adorable appearance lies a slew of medical conditions that only grow worse with age. Their short snouts make it difficult for them to breathe properly (often wheezing, snoring, and panting), while their large heads not only lead to spinal injuries in old age but also make natural birth impossible. This article offers an incredibly in-depth breakdown of how, and why, ‘Frenchies’ and bred to mirror human-like characteristics. Read full article here

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