A Guide to Buying a Dog Online

#3 Pug

Genetic Conditions

Many pure breeds suffer from genetic disorders due to selective breeding. Pugs are one of the worst impacted by these practices.


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What is BAOS?

Brachycephalic Airway Obstruction Syndrome (BAOS) is a genetic disorder that effects flat nosed dog breeds. It makes breathing hard for dogs such as; Pugs and French Bulldogs. This disorder is is the result of selective breeding overtime.

How Many Dogs does it Impact?

50% of dogs bred to have flat noses suffer from BASO.

Side Effects

Loud Breathing and Snoring

Exercise and Heat Exertion

Gagging and Vomiting

Flat Nosed Dog, Market Share

Over 17% of the dogs advertised are at risk for suffering from BAOS.

Flat nosed breeds: Pug, Boston Terrier, Pekingese, Boxer, Shih Tzu, French Bulldogs, English Bulldogs, King Charles Spaniels

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