Bulldog

Bulldog

Bulldog

Summary:

The Bulldog was originally developed in England to herd cattle and to compete in a bloody sport called bullbaiting. Nowadays Bulldogs are very gentle and loyal and they are great companion dogs suited to any type of family. The average height of a Bulldog is 1 foot to 1 foot, 3 inches weighing about 40 to 80 pounds. They have a lifespan of 8 to 12 years.

Overview:

The Bulldog which is commonly called the English Bulldog is a very friendly, gentle and calm dog breed. He is very attached to his owner and his family and will always do his best to protect and entertain them. The Bulldog loves all the energy demanding activities like fly-ball, Frisbee, running, swimming and many others. If he is left alone more than a few hours a day he can become bored and might become very loud and destructive. The Bulldog is a great watchdog because he is very reserved with strangers and will always let you know when a stranger is approaching your property. He is known to behave well when children are around but very small children should always be well supervised when they encounter any type of dog breed because they might have the tendency to tease and no dog will accept that. Obedience training and early socialization are very important in this case and can make a big difference. A very particular thing that you should know about Bulldogs is that sometimes his flat face and short nose causes him to overheat in hot water. Whenever this happens make sure you allow him to rest in the shade until he will cool down.

Bulldog Training:

The Bulldog can be a bit harder to train than other dog breeds but with a bit of perseverance you can accomplish this thing too. This dog breed can learn commands a bit slower than other dog breeds but once they learn something, they will never forget it so you shouldn’t be worried that you are wasting your time with his training.

Bulldog Shedding:

To be honest, the Bulldog is shedding a lot of hair. You cannot do anything to stop this but if you want to prevent having hair all over your home you should do proper brushing every day. Keep in mind that with a proper brushing you will rarely find hair on your couch, carpets and other places in your home.

Bulldog Grooming:

The Bulldog, like many other dog breeds, need daily exercise. Don’t worry, those needs can be met quite easy with simple walks or playing some fun games. His coat needs to be shaped two or three months and proper brushing should be done every now and then.

Bulldog History:

The Bulldog was originally developed in England in the late 1500s and was a descendent of ancient mastiff-type dogs. This breed was mainly used in a bloody sport called bull-baiting which was heavily practice all around Great Britain. Nowadays Bulldogs are no longer participating in this kind of practice and they make great companions for a lot of families all around the world.

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