As a pet owner, there is a large responsibility for you to provide your dog with the best care possible. Bulldogs are known as Brachycephalic dogs which means they have a flattened face. Common Brachycephalic breeds include Bulldogs, English bulldog, French Bulldog, Pugs, Shih Tzus, Pekingese, and Boston Terriers. As a result of these breeds flattened faces, they are at higher risk for breathing issues a throat complications. It is important to understand their specific care requirements in order to assure they can thrive in their environment.