Bulldog

Loyal, exceedingly affectionate, and deeply devoted to their family, the Bulldog is dependable, gentle, and does well in a home with children.
Bulldog Information

Average sizes and life expectancy of the breed

HEIGHT

12-15 Inches

WEIGHT

40-50 Lbs.

LIFE EXPECTANCY

3–12 years

Bulldog Information

Descended from the Asiatic mastiff, the Bulldog was developed in Great Britain. Today, the Bulldog is a family companion and show dog. The Bulldog is moderate in size, heavy, and built low to the ground.

This breed is loyal, exceedingly affectionate, and deeply devoted to their family. The Bulldog is dependable, gentle, and does well in a home with children.

Bulldog Exercise Needs

The Bulldog must have daily exercise to stay fit. Bulldogs are prone to obesity.

Bulldog Training

A bulldog’s stubbornness makes for difficult training. Positive reinforcement and food rewards do best.

Bulldog Health Issues

Bulldogs have a short lifespan with a median age of 6 years and 3 months. Cardiac related issues and cancer are the two leading causes of death.

Known issues in Bulldogs include Elbow Dysplasia, Deafness, Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (Bloat), Colitis, Entropion, Aortic Stenosis, Fold Dermatitis, and Pulmonic Stenosis.

Bulldog Grooming

The coat of the Bulldog is close, straight, short, glossy, and smooth. The color of the coat comes in red brindle, solid white, solid red, fawn, or fallow, piebald, and various colors of brindle.

The Bulldog needs occasional brushing with a firm bristle brush. This breed is an average shedder.

Breed Identification

COLORS

Brindle, Solid White, Red, Or Fawn, Or Any Of These On A White Background

HAIR LENGTH

Short

Breed Care

GROOMING

Once a week

EXERCISE NEEDS

Up to 1 hour per day

HEALTH CONDITIONS

Elbow Dysplasia, Deafness, Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (Bloat), Colitis, Entropion, Aortic Stenosis, Fold Dermatitis, Pulmonic Stenosis

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