Bulldog Classification: Bulldogs
are working dogs.
Other Names: Includes: English
Bulldog,Olde English Bulldogge, French
Bulldog, American Bulldog, Sourmug
Bulldog in Foreign Languages:
Serbo-Croatian: samsov, buldog
Spanish: bulldog, buldog,
Origins: Bulldog is the name for
a breed of dog commonly referred to as
the English Bulldog. Other Bulldog breeds
include the American Bulldog, Olde English
Bulldogge and the French Bulldog.
The first bulldogs were initially bred
to bait bulls.
Description: All members of the
bulldog breed have wide heads and wide
shoulders. They tend to be stocky with
short legs and longer thick bodies. Thick
folds of skin are characteristic of the
breed, and an underbite is common.
Size: Bulldog weight varies, depending
on the exact breed but most are
Coat: Bulldog coat colors vary
by breed but most are brindle, solid white,
solid red, fawn or fallow, and piebald.
French bulldogs are often solid colored
with black being a common color.
Disposition: Bulldogs are typically
jovial, comical and amiable. They are
frequently referred to as one of the most
docile breeds. They like to please but
have a stubborn streak. They can be good
Type Dog: Today bulldogs are companion
Litter Size: The litter size for
bulldogs vary by breed.
Behavior: Bulldogs can be aggressive
with other dogs, and their stubborn streak
can be a problem with training.
Country of Origin: England/France
Life Span: Bulldogs dogs typically
live 8-12 years.
Club Recognition: FCI, AKC, ANKC,
KC (UK), NZKC