Hi, My name is Ella and I'm researching English bulldogs (as part of a University project). As a student of Animal Management (University of Hertfordshire), I am compiling a research report on health issues of the breed. As well as speaking to vets and pet insurers, I would love to understand this from the perspective of the owners of this iconic breed. I would greatly appreciate a few moments of your time to answer a few (14) questions below Many thanks, Ella Q1: How long have you owned dogs? (years) Q2: How long have you been an owner of English bulldogs? (years) Q3: If you currently own a bulldog, what is its age? Q4: What specific health issues have led you to visit the vet with your dog? Q5: Are there any long-term conditions that your dog suffers from? (Please list) Q6: What surgical procedures has your dog undergone? (Excluding neutering) Q7: Is your dog registered with The Kennel Club? (yes/no) Q8: From what type of organisation did you acquire your dog? (KC Registered breeder/Non-registered breeder/Rescue/Other - specify) Q9: What led you to choose this particular breed? Q10: How much did you know about Bulldog health issues before you got your dog? (Nothing/A little/Did some research/I knew a lot) Q11: Do you feel that the established breed standard of The Kennel Club is sufficient to maintain a healthy stock? (Explain) Q12: What is your view on those who cross breed English bulldogs in an attempt to create an alternative bulldog? Q13: Do you feel that the pedigree English bulldog, as a breed, has a viable future? (yes/no. Explain) Q14: If you've previously owned British bulldogs, how long did they live and what was the cause of death?