Articles to Download

HOW TO PET-PROOF YOUR HOUSE AND YARD

Whether you have your first puppy or have owned dogs before, it is a good idea to check your house and yard for potential hazards.  Here are some important tips that could save you and your dog a lot of grief.

 

PET-SAFE HOUSE PLANTS

For a wealth of information about pet-safe and dangerous house plants, click HERE. Authoritative sources will give you information about both indoor and outdoor plants, and discuss which are safe and which are dangerous for many kinds of pets, not just dogs. Avoid a possible tragedy by informing yourself about how to keep your dog safe!

 

PYOMETRA

Pyometra can be misdiagnosed or undiagnosed.  If you have an intact bitch, please read this article that was in the AKC Gazette in April 2011.  If your bitch should seem to be feeling unwell a few weeks after having been in season, please consider pyometra and get her checked out immediately.

 

HEATSTROKE.

Dr. Linda Kalmar presented an excellent program on Heatstroke in Frenchies at our April 2010 meeting.

You can download a pdf of her presentation here.HEATSTROKE.pdf (62,1 kB)

 

DOG POISONS

Click HERE to download a list of the 10 most frequently reported dog poison emergencies in 2011, compiled by the veterinarians at the Pet Poison Helpline (click here to go to their website).

 

DISASTER PREPAREDNESS FOR FRENCHIES

A French Bulldog Breed Column that was in the AKC Gazette gave information about how to be prepared for emergencies.  Click here to download it. 

 

AKC BREED FLYER

This educational flyer goes out with the AKC registration for every new Frenchie that is registered.  Click HERE.

 

A LETTER TO MY VET

If your vet does not have a lot of Frenchies in her practice, this will help her learn about their special needs. Letter to My Vet.pdf (37,1 kB)

 

HEALTH AND CONFORMATION

A Frenchie should be more than a pretty face!  Here's what a judge should consider in judging your dog.  Frenchie health conformation.pdf (65,8 kB)

 

SHOULD I BREED MY FRENCHIE?

This is not something to take lightly.  Here are some questions that you need to answer before you make this very important decision.  Should I Breed.....pdf (2,7 MB)

 

For download: GazetteArticle.pdf (2,5 MB) CHF Abstracts.pdf (2,8 MB),  BONNETT Abstract CHF.pdf (334,1 kB),
CentennialCurse.pdf (3,1 MB)