28 Nov '11, 5pm

Bulldogs face health problems thanks to reckless breeding

Bulldogs face health problems thanks to reckless breeding

also blames what it calls "backyard breeders" for the fate of the breed, saying "It can take many years for responsible breeders to correct the damage done by a few backyard breeders." The site cautions that breeding of bulldogs should only be done out of love, and that responsible breeders will not find any profit in raising the animals. Even with responsible breeding, the site says that most bulldogs now require artificial insemination to achieve pregnancy and as many as 95 percent of bulldog births are achieved through C-sections.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/family/pets/stories/bulldogs-face-heal...

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