In November 2011, the New York Times did an in-depth story that asked the question, "Can the Bulldog Be Saved?" It looked at issues such as how inbreeding and breeding for “extreme traits" were leading to medical complications.
HBO's Real Sports takes a fresh look at this situation, particularly as it relates the realm of competitive dog shows. It is part of an episode that premieres Tuesday at 10 p.m. ET/PT Tuesday. Here's a preview: