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Love, Dog is for everyone who wants to be their dog's best friend . . . We're a trusted resource to help you make the best choices for your dog's wellbeing . . . NEW PODCAST EPISODE #13: TARA BRACH - Homecoming: Being Present With Our Dogs . . . Listen on your favorite podcast app or click on the podcast button in the menu. . . . We say THANK YOU to season 1's podcast sponsors - Fig & Tyler, Wonder Walker No-Pull Harnesses, Colorado Citizens for Canine Welfare (3CW), and, Jope Hip & Joint Chews.
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Tara Brach talks often of her affection for all animals, and she often describes her sunrise walks along the Potomac River with her dog. Her walks have an exquisite quality to them . . .  they always resonate with a sense of freshness as they experience the simple riches and luxury of nature.

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French bulldogs have shot up in popularity in recent years. This year they even ousted labrador retrievers as the most coveted dog breed in the United States. However, some of their distinct features—which many consider to be their most appealing features—along with their compact size come with a number of health issues.

A recent study out of Hungary reveals that flat-faced dogs such as French bulldogs have difficulty sleeping because of an unusual attribute: their head shape.

Probably because they don’t get enough night-time sleep, French bulldogs, specifically, suffer from increased daytime sleepiness. Sleep apnea in Frenchies and other flat-faced dogs including pugs, English bulldogs and Boston terriers is attributable to their shortened heads, or brachycephaly, a condition where the ratio of the skull length to its width is lower than normal.

Read the full story in the Guardian.

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