Bulldog On Trial

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  • 1. Bulldog On Trial Ep. 1

    Dr Helena Howe explores how the case for a ban of the English Bulldog reached the Norwegian Supreme Court and talks to leading experts in the field about how the law can better help us to help dogs. Legal Advisory Group on Extreme Conformation in Dogs (LAGECDogs): Brachycephalic Working Group:, RMA and O’Neill, D (eds), Health and Welfare of Brachycephalic (Flat-Faced) CompanionAnimals: A Complete Guide for Veterinary and Animal Professionals (Taylor & Francis Group 2021)Packer, R.M.A., O’Neill, D.G., Fletcher, F., Farnworth, M.J., 2019. Great expectations, inconvenienttruths, and the paradoxes of the dog-owner relationship for owners of brachycephalic dogs. PLOSONE 14, e0219918. Breed Council: Kennel Club, ‘Play your Part Breeding, Buying and Bringing up Brachycephalic Dogs Better’available at: about the Respiratory Function Grading Scheme and other research into brachycephalyby Cambridge University is available here:'Neill DG, Skipper A, Packer RMA, Lacey C, Brodbelt DC, Church DB, Pegram C. English Bulldogs inthe UK: a VetCompass study of their disorder predispositions and protections. Canine Med Genet.2022 Jun 15;9(1):5. doi: 10.1186/s40575-022-00118-5Vetcompass papers and infographs are available here: and here: H. Howe and T. Katamine, ‘Using the law to address extreme conformation in dogs: is a breed-specific breeding ban the answer?’ (2023) 7 UK Journal of Animal Law 52:

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