Typically brindle, white, red, fawn or patched (black undesirable)
Miniature English Bulldog
A big hearted, heavy muzzled, 'Churchill' dog
Bitches 8-12 inches (20-30 cm)
Bitches 11-16 pounds (5-7 kg)
Mini or Miniature English Bulldogs are not a separate breed in itself. They come from registered English Bulldog parents. While the original Bulldog breed is medium sized their Miniature counter part is considered to be a small to medium breed.
Due to size, some typical English Bulldog characteristics are not carried over so pronouncedly in Mini English Bulldogs. They have dense and powerful, low-slung body with wide shoulders and a massive short-faced head, smooth coat. Despite its early breeding to bait bulls, the Bulldog is gentle and good-natured and makes an excellent companion for the whole family.
An ideal pet, as he loves to be in the company of his family. He adores children and makes an excellent companion to them because of his gentle, sometimes stubborn nature. He is a laid-back, loyal good natured and undemanding companion who would make a great companion for the elderly.
The Mini English Bulldog is a friendly and good-natured breed. Gentle, affectionate, docile, and mellow, very good with children and strangers. A lot of human attention is required for their happiness.
When Mini Bulldogs are young, they are full of energy, but slow down as they get older. Loyal, fierce in appearance but extremely affectionate in nature. Extrovert and gregarious, this breed’s happiness requires human attention. Occasionally scrappy with strange dogs.
Short and smooth coated, easy to groom.
The Miniature English Bulldog can suffer for a number of ailments. Breathing problems and whelping difficulties (many puppies are born Caesarean section), so always be careful in hot or cold conditions. Patellar luxation and overheating. Itchy skin and eye problems are fairly common but can be treated by your local vet. Hip and knee problems occur fairly often. To help prevent the chance of hip or elbow dysplasia developing make sure your dog is on a healthy, well proportioned diet, and avoid excessive running and jumping while still a puppy as this can be hard on the developing joints.
To minimize the risk of your Bulldog developing any hereditary health issues, you should buy a puppy from a reputable English Bulldog breeder.
Bulldogs are a less active breed and need little exercise to remain happy. A good apartment dog, if walked regularly, and will do okay without a yard. This dog breed should not be expected to run or walk long distances especially in hot weather. They do best in temperate climate (indoor-outdoor).
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