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Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome in Dogs

A pug puppy cocks its head

The word brachycephalic is a mouthful, but if we break it up, we can make sense of it. Brachy means short and cephalic means head. Brachycephalic dogs are those adorable squish-faced dogs like the bulldogs of France, England and the United States, as well as pugs and mastiffs. Although you may not have known what


What Does Derek Jeter’s Dog Tell Us About Our Own Dogs?

Kane is a 100 pound Italian mastiff who was a 2014 Christmas gift from Jeter’s fiancée, according to the story on The Players’ Tribune. The story of Derek Jeter’s first dog gives insights to the process of selecting and caring for a family pet. Gifting Pets Kane was a Christmas gift. With the holiday season just around