Nellys Bulldogs is run with integrity and customer satisfaction in mind. We also love our beautiful puppies and understand this breed requires special attention.This information provided can be researched further online. Information provided below has been noted from Medical Researchers and Veterinary Associations.
Health disorders are common in English Bulldogs. Efforts are being made to eliminate many of the following disorders, which are are believed to have an inherited basis, or are known to have a predilection for bulldogs (“breed predisposition”). Most Important
These disorders are relatively common in this breed, and where possible, efforts are being made to eradicate them. The following disorders will seriously affect the health of your pet and may require medical or surgical intervention.
Brachycephalic syndrome: Selection for exaggerated features (shortened face) has resulted in respiratory difficulties in brachycephalic breeds. Breed standards for the English bulldog specify that the face should be very short, as should the distance between the tip of the nose and where it is set deep between the eyes. This leaves little room for the structures involved in normal breathing.
Hip dysplasia: A painful degenerative hip joint disease causing lameness.
Keratoconjunctivitis sicca: An eye disease caused by abnormal tear production (“dry eye”).
Pulmonic stenosis: A birth defect causing a narrowing of a region of the heart (the pulmonic valve).
Ventricular septal defect: a defect (“hole”) in the muscular wall that separates the two main chambers of the heart.