Bulldogs & French Bulldogs
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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.

Category:   Pain / Discomfort

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.

Treatment

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Vertebral Malformation

What is that?

Bulldogs and French Bulldogs Spinal malformations (Bulldog Scoliosis) are inborn abnormalities of the vertebral column.

Symptoms

It can be an incidental finding on a radiograph or can cause a wide range of neurological conditions, such as weakness, pain, paralysis, and incontinence.

Treatment

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Spondylosis Vertebral Arthritis

Bulldog and French bulldog Spondylosis Vertebral Arthritis

What is that?

Spondylosis is a degenerative disease of the vertebral bodies of your bulldog spine. On radiographs, it might present as bone spears and abnormal bone formation between a part of the vertebral bodies or full vertebral fusion.

Symptoms

Bulldog spondylosis vertebral arthritis can manifest as discomfort, back pain, stiffness, lameness, hind disuse muscle atrophy, and hind legs weakness.

Treatment

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Disc Disease

Disc and Back Disease in Bulldogs and French Bulldogs

What is that?

Disc Disease can be caused by a wide range of conditions, the most common of which are vertebral malformation, disc herniation, kyphosis, scoliosis, degenerate arthritic spondylosis, and spina bifida.

Symptoms

Disc disease is likely to cause pain and neurological deficits. Your bulldog can become paralyzed or have a limb weakness, drag his/her legs, cry in pain, lose pain sensation, and become incontinent.

Treatment

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Dental Disease

Dental Disease in Bulldogs and French Bulldogs

What is that?

Over 80% of bulldogs have a dental disease at various stages making it their #1 medical condition. Bulldog dental disease often includes a plaque, tartar, gingivitis, cavities, decay, general periodontitis, and bacterial infection that can lead to systemic disease.

Symptoms

Dental disease is usually associated with pain, difficulty eating and chewing, decrease appetite, red gums, funky breath, bleeding raw gums, and teeth loss. For prevention start brushing and implement our bully dental low-cost bundles

Treatment

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Oral Tumors

What is that?

Bulldog oral tumors can be benign, locally aggressive, or malignant (cancerous). Benign examples are epulis, cancerous are often squamous carcinomas that carry a poor prognosis.

Symptoms

Benign tumors are usually pink nonulcerative and smaller with minimal bleeding and necrosis. Aggressive cancerous ones are often hard, growing, necrotizing, bleeding, infected, with a rancid smell.

Treatment

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