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Bulldog

Bulldog

A popular breed known for his lovable disposition and charming wrinkles, the Bulldog originated in the British Isles. Resolute and courageous, the breed is an excellent family companion. The Bulldog requires minimal grooming and exercise. Caution should be taken when exercising in warm weather because his short nose makes him prone to overheating.

DID YOU KNOW? Presidential Bulldogs include Warren Harding’s “Oh Boy" and Calvin Coolidge’s "Boston Beans."

ALSO KNOWN AS: British Bulldog, English Bulldog

The need-to-know
  • Dog suitable for experienced owners
  • Some training required
  • Enjoys gentle walks
  • Enjoys walking half an hour a day
  • Medium dog
  • Minimum drool
  • Requires grooming every other day
  • Non hypoallergenic breed
  • Quiet dog
  • Guard dog. Barks, alerts and it's physically protective
  • May require training to live with other pets
  • May require training to live with kids
Bulldog

Pet Card

  • Living Considerations: Good with children, not hypoallergenic, suitable for apartment living if adequately exercised
  • Size: Medium
  • Height: 30.5 to 40.5 centimetres at the withers
  • Weight: Males - at least 2.5 kilograms, Females - at least 18 kilograms
  • Coat: Short
  • Energy: Low
  • Colour: Red brindle and other brindle colours; solid white, red, fawn, or fallow; piebald
  • Activities: Conformation, Obedience, Rally Obedience
  • Indoor/Outdoor: Both
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Personality

This is a family dog that loves children and will even learn to get along with other pets if introduced to them at an early age. The Bulldog is a bit too friendly to be a good guard dog but would defend a family member in need. He can be peaceful, pensive, goofy, stubborn, and have a well-developed sense of humour.

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