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Why are English Bulldogs so unhealthy?

The English bulldog is one of the world's unhealthiest breeds, new research suggests. And it could be difficult to improve its health without mixing it with other breeds. Tom Lewis is a quantitative geneticist at the Kennel Club, a group which registers dogs' pedigrees in the UK. Dan Damon asked him what kind of health problems bulldogs had.

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