Blackburn Animal Hospital

9877 3277

80 canterbury road, blackburn south

Experienced Brachycephalic Surgeons at Local Vet Hospital for Your "Squished face" Pets

Do you have a Brachycephalic dog or cat such as Pug, French, British or Aussie Bulldog, Boston Terrier, Shih Tzu, or Pekingese? Or are you considering owning one? If so, you've come to the right place.

We have extensive experience in these special breeds and we know from experience what advice you need and how to manage the conditions including: 

- BOAS (Brachycephalic Obstructed Airway Syndrome): stenotic nares, Elongated soft palate, Everted laryngeal saccules, Hypotrachea, Caudal aberrant terbinates
- Vomiting due to the reflux of stomach contents caused by BOAS 
- Allergies: skin, ear infection, food
- Eyes: KCS (dry eye), Cherry eye
- Eyelashes: ectopic cilia, trichiasis, distichiasis
- Eyelids: Entripion, Ectropion
- Spinal disorders: Hemivertebrae, Degenerative myelopathy. Spina bifida. 
- Orthopaedic conditions: Cruciate ligament, patella (kneecap) luxation, hip and elbow dysplasia
- Urogenotal disease: vulvoplasty, urethral prolapse
- Anal sac disease
- Corkscrew tail amputation

We have been successfully treated and managed all the above conditions in these breeds. Dr Kang likes these flat-faced breeds and owns two Pug cross dogs.

Please contact us to get a practical and experienced advice.


The patient's left nare (nostril) has just been surgically widened; please note that this photo was taken during the surgery and there is a small amount of blood visible.