English Bulldogs are typically brindle, white, red, fawn or patched (black undesirable)
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Bulldog Breed Description
4 to 6
Dogs: 50-55 pounds
Bitches: 48-52 pounds
Dogs: 12-16 inches
Bitches: 10-14 inches
UK, in the Middle Ages
AKC Non-sporting Dogs
FCI Group II.: Pinscher and Schnauzer- Molossoid Breeds - Swiss Mountain and Cattle Dogs
The Bulldog is the national symbol of Britain. This dog breed has a medium size, 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 English 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.
It is a laid-back, loyal and undemanding companion who would make a great companion for the elderly who do not want to feel guilty for not walking him or the “couch potato” family. Contrary to popular belief he does not drool, but he may snore.
The Bulldog is a friendly and welcoming dog breed. Gentle, affectionate, docile, and mellow, very good with children and strangers. A lot of human attention is required for their happiness.
When Bulldogs are young, they are full of energy, but slow down as they get older. Some Bulldogs may be aggressive with strange dogs, but generally get along well with other pets.
Short and smooth coats, easy to groom, require minimal brushing.
The 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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