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Brachycephalic Breed Pups/Dogs/Kittens/Cats

brachycephalic breed dog
brachycephalic breed cat

Brachycephalic Breeds Characteristics

Brachycephalic breeds (Brachy) are dog & cat breeds with short and flat faces. 

There are different degrees of brachycephaly, with some breeds being more extreme than others.

Some of the brachycephalic dog breeds include:

  • Pugs
  • French bulldogs
  • English bulldogs
  • Boston terriers
  • Boxers

Some of the brachycephalic cat breeds include:

  • Persians
  • Himalayans
  • Exotic Shorthairs
  • Burmese

Brachycephalic dogs and cats have an exaggerated short and wide skull, and their bottom jaw is disproportionately longer than their upper jaw giving them a ‘Flat face look’.

Brachycephalic Breeds Health Issues

The health issues Brachycephalic Breeds can face include:

  • Eye & Ear problems
  • Skin issues
  • Breathing problems such as
      • Noisy breathing
      • Snoring
      • Coughing
      • Nasal congestion
      • Shortness of breath


transporting pets interstate

At Move My Pets Australia, we are experienced in the transport of Brachy Breeds and have transported hundreds of different Brachy breed dogs and pups, cats & kittens without incident.

Observation, and monitoring of air temperature, food & water intake are part of our procedures at Move My Pets Australia which ensures your pet no matter which breed, age, or size is cared for by our experienced staff.

If you have any concerns or questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us

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