View Full Version : Cavaliers are brachycephalic

27th April 2011, 05:38 PM
For those of you who have pondered about whether the shape of the cavalier's head is in the brachycephalic category or the mesaticephalic (or mesocephalic or mesaticephalic -- pick your spelling preference) category, a panel of German researchers issued a definitive report yesterday, finding that CKCSs definitely are brachycephalic.

They had one caveat: "However, the CKCS had a wider braincase in relation to length than in other brachycephalic breeds."

Read all about it at http://cavalierhealth.org/syringomyelia.htm#Cephalometric_Measurements