Set down the pug: This is why you shouldn’t buy flat-faced dogs

Image: Getty Images / Frank Rumpenhorst / mashable compositeLONDON Veterinarians are urging people not to purchase certain breeds of dogs including pugs, bulldogs, Cavalier King Charles Spaniels and shih-tzus. Breeds such as these are called brachycephalic dogs, and a range of health problems are associated with their characteristic "flat faces". SEE…