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|The Bulldog is medium in size with a smooth coat. The body
of the Bulldog is heavy, thick-set and low swung. The short faced head,
wide shoulders and very sturdy limbs make this breed of dog visibly
distinct. The appearance of the Bulldog suggests vigor, stability and
strength. The Bulldog usually displays courageous but not vicious
Bulldogs have a low exercise requirement. No trimming or clipping required with this short-haired breed. The Bulldog has a peaceful demeanor and does not bark, but still makes an excellent watchdog. Bulldogs are good with other pets, but sometimes aggressive with strange dogs. Sensitive and responds to obedience training that does not include hitting or jerking. High memory capacity. They are good with children and a good choice for the novice owner.
|Originated in England as a bull fighter and is often (Mistakenly) called the English Bulldog. There is no such thing as an English Bulldog. They are simply called Bulldogs. When their bull fighting days ended, fanciers of the breed worked to breed out the ferociousness that had made them tenacious bull fighters. Now, they are considered a courageous but not vicious breed.|
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|Go for slow walks in cool weather, or stay inside on very hot days and enjoy the air conditioner. The Bulldog is also commonly used in advertising, watch for it on commercials or your favorite program.|
|Elbow dysplasia and cherry eye (also known as
"haw"), are common in bulldogs. Surgery may be required to fix
these. Mange (skin mites) and skin allergies are also common. The
extremely short tail of the bulldog can predispose some of them to have
spinal cord disorders near the tail end of the spinal cord. A few will
have urinary or fecal incontinence.
Those who breed bulldogs find that most bulldogs must deliver by Caesarian section, since the large round heads of the puppies will no longer pass through the mother's birth canal.
Overheating is a serious health problem with Bulldogs. Go for slow walks in cool weather to exercise your Bulldog. Keep this breed inside on very hot days, preferably with an air conditioner.
|Things to watch out for with this breed:|
|The Bulldog sheds frequently and is a short-lived dog. They
are one of the most expensive dogs to buy, partially due to their
popularity. They are susceptible to certain respiratory problems because
of the flattened face, and often snore very loudly.
Bull dogs are hard to breed, and often must be bred using artificial insemination (AI). Puppies often must be delivered by Caesarian section. This breed can be hard to train at times.
Breeders with Websites
Breeders without Websites
|Around The Corner Bulldogs|
|Barba English Bulldogs|
|Bulldog Breeder Directory, The|
|Canterbury Tails Bulldogs|
|Cobbe's Bulldogs and Am Staffs|
|Double "D" Bulldogs|
|English Bulldog Emporium|
|High Desert Bulldogs|
|Kare Bulldogs and Frenchies|
|Lotta Bull Kennels|
|Marebon English Bulldogs|
|Mountain Man Bulldogs|
|Phenix Bulldog Ranch|
|Rad Dawg Bulls|
|Reddog Bulldogs & INXS Bullmastiffs|
|Ridgecrest Kennel and Puppy Nursery|
|Rosehall Registered English BullDogs|
|Van 't Patdana|
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