• Traveling with Snub-Nosed Dogs or Cats

    One year ago - By Pet Travel

    Traveling with a snub-nosed pet, whether in the car or in an airplane, can bring added risks that owners of these breeds should know about. These risks have brought on restrictions from many commercial airlines due to the number of snub-nosed dogs involved in incidents when flying in the cargo hold.
    Which breeds are affected?
    All snub-nosed or flat-faced breeds suffer with some degree of Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome . This is a condition that results from the foreshortening of the facial skeleton which is a mutation that is present in and required for the selective breeding...
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