French Bull Dogs have … gas
It’s well known among French bulldog parents that these babies have abundant flatulence. Anatomy – the flat face, the recessed nose, and the rate of meal consumption are worth considering as one of the causes (askfrankie.co, 2019 https://askfrankie.co/french-bulldog-farting/). When Eleanor was a younger, I prepared her meal for her in a regular cereal bowl. She inhaled that meal like a ten-gallon shop-vac destroys a thick cobweb. Within seconds, she had consumed her meal. Five minutes later, she vomited the meal.
Eating from her slow-down bowl, Eleanor consumes her meals much more sensibly. From a few seconds with no special feeding apparatus to twelve minutes using her slow-down bowl. While I’ve not reached a definitive conclusion on the positive effect of the bowl, I know she is more comfortable, having consumed her meal more slowly and having a more peaceful opportunity for digestion.