Bulldogs & French Bulldogs

PREVENT & TREAT

Bulldogs and French Bulldogs are prone to a wide range of painful and debilitating breed-related medical conditions. Most can be prevented and safely treated at your home, at a minimal cost.
 

IVDD Intervertebral Disc Disease

IVDD Intervertebral Disc Disease in Bulldogs and French Bulldogs
What is that?

Bulldogs and French Bulldogs Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) happens when the intervertebral disc herniates compressing the spinal cord. The disk is a soft toothpaste-like gel that separates each vertebra.

Symptoms

Disc compression can lead to a wide range of neurological problems such as pain, loss of sensory as well as motor deficits, incontinence, and foot-dragging. The range and intensity of the symptoms depend on the injury location and degree of compression.

Seizures & Epilepsy

fr. bulldog seizure epilepsy
What is that?

Seizures are episodes of disturbed brain activity that manifest in various forms, such as convulsions, sensory disturbances, or loss of consciousness. The most common seizure in young bulldogs is epilepsy, while older bulldogs, seizures is usually due to pathology and disease

Symptoms

Generalized seizures are usually recumbent, with leg peddling and teeth chattering, accompanied by other facial muscle spasms, and they might be unconscious. Focal seizures can present with fly biting and twitching behaviors.

Supplements Untold Secrets

Bulldog and French bulldog Supplements Must Know
What is that?

Supplements Bulldogs Must Know Untold Secret is a short list of everything important you should know and must do before buying supplements for your bulldogs and French Bulldogs.

Symptoms

The supplements should be customized for your bulldog and French bulldog. They must be canine bioavailable, contaminants free, safe, and carry manufacturing cGMP and NASC seal & certification.

Grain Free Diets

Grain Free Diet for Bulldogs and French Bulldogs
What is that?

Grain Free Diets are very popular among bulldog owners. Some owners choose to feed their pets a grain-free diet due to an erroneous notion that grains are bad for them and the cause of bulldog food allergy.

Symptoms

Grain should count for less than one-third of your bulldog’s whole diet. Grain-free diets are found to be associated with heart disease. Choose a known manufacturer and ignore buzzwords and hype. The diet might be deficient considering adding bully therapeutic supplements.

Bacterial Pyoderma

Bulldog Pyoderma Skin Bacterial Infection
What is that?

Most times, an infection is secondary to an allergy or immune suppression due to drugs like cortisone, a chronic disease such as parasitic infection, or an endocrine disease like hypothyroidism or Cushing's. Topical bully therapeutics are generally required and, at times, the most effective.

Symptoms

Often, itching that could be intense, hair loss, skin lesions, erythema, and bumpy papules. It could look like a "hot spot" or, in severe cases, oozy, deep draining tracks, fever, and illness.

Seasonal Flank Alopecia

What is that?

Bulldog Flank Alopecia is usually seasonal. The baldness is likely related to melatonin deficiency and lack of sunlight.

Symptoms

Bilateral, hyperpigmented skin darkening, non-itchy, patchy hair loss, and baldness of the flanks mostly the abdominal sides and top

Ringworm Dermatophyte

ringworm infection in Fr. bulldog
What is that?

Bulldog ringworm is not a worm but a fungal infection caused by a group of fungi known as dermatophytes. It is contiguous transferring from one pet to another and from the environment. Additionally, it is zoonotic, allowing an infected bulldog to transmit the condition to humans.

Symptoms

Your bulldog might be itchy, with hair loss and scaling. Sometimes it represents the classic rink like raised circular "worm-like" lesion. If multiple pet's or a family member all have a skin problem at the same time, ringworm as the underlining cause is more likely

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