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Most brachy owners want same breed again

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By Kathryn Clark

Newly published research has revealed that 93 per cent of owners of brachycephalic dogs would want to own the same breed again, and two-thirds would recommend their breed to other potential owners.

The findings appear to suggest that while owners may initially be attracted to flat-faced breeds by their physical appearance, the character of the dogs could be playing a key role in their continuing popularity, despite the well-recognised health issues associated with these breeds.

The study, which has been published in PLoS One, …

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