Do Pugs Have Breathing Problems?

Yes, One of the main reasons for Pug’s breathing problems is their crossed nasal passages and droopy, cone-shaped nostrils.

More research needs to be done on pugs (or any other dog breed) such as collecting more data or conducting a study that may help to clarify possible environmental factors contributing to the progression of this respiratory disease in dogs. The only way we will know for sure if pugs need specific treatment is if it can be shown that they share physiological and anatomical similarities with human asthma patients and respond favorably to medication therapies used for humans who have been diagnosed with asthma…

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