10 Dog Breeds That Have changed Over Time

Due to our strange beauty ideals, even dogs had to suffer a lot. Many dog breeds used to look very different 100 years ago from what they look like now.

1. Bull Terrier.

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Today’s Bull Terrier has been seriously impaired by breeding. They suffer teeth problems as they now have too many teeth in their enlarged skulls. Their mentality has also been affected, as they are obsessed with chasing their tails.

2. German Shepherd.

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As the picture makes quite obvious, today’s German Shepherd, with their stunted hind quarters, experience frequent and painful leg problems.

3. Pug.

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The pug, while being in very high demand, has been notoriously genetically modified, and has suffered badly for our meddling. They have particularly troublesome cardiovascular systems. The curly tale has been exacerbated, but it can lead to paralysis.

4. Boxer

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Among dogs, the Boxer breed of today has one of the highest cancer rates. Today’s Boxers also have a lot of trouble controlling body temperature and are sensitive to fatal overheating.

5. Saluki

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The Salukis of today have had their skeletal appearance enhanced, and it introduced a higher rate of heart problems.

6. Dachshund.

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Looking at this photo provides a perfect perspective as to the cruelty of aestheticism. It might seem comical at first to see the jangling walk of these dogs, but they are suffering. They have a huge risk of back problems because of how we have shrunk and stretched them.

7. White Terrier.

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The White Terrier was once a highly functional, athletic dog. Today it is seriously hampered by bad breeding, and cannot follow it’s instincts because of intentional stunting.

8. Bearded Collie.

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It’s quite obvious that the Bearded Collie has been seriously toyed with genetically. They suffer from allergies as a result.

9. Saint Bernard.

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The Saint Bernard cannot function anymore. Among their various problems are breathing problems caused by the squashing of their face through breeding.

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