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Brachys

Caring for a Dog With a 'Pushed-In' Face

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

"Brachy" is a Greek word meaning short, and "cephalic" means head. These animals are short-headed, short-muzzled breeds. Due to this altered facial construction, all these pets have what is called brachycephalic respiratory syndrome to varying degrees.