Breed Description

The Bulldog, or simply "Bulldog," is a popular breed known for its distinctive appearance and gentle temperament. Originally bred for bull-baiting, Bulldogs are now commonly used as family pets and companions. They have a medium-sized body and a distinctive wrinkled face. Bulldogs come in a variety of colors, including brindle, fawn, and white.

Size Medium. Adult males typically weigh between 50 and 55 pounds, while adult females typically weigh between 40 and 50 pounds.
Coat Type Short and smooth. Bulldogs shed moderately year-round.
Temperament Gentle, affectionate, and loyal. Bulldogs are known for their love of human companionship and are often referred to as "lap dogs." They get along well with children and other pets.
Energy Level Low to moderate. Bulldogs do not require a lot of exercise and are well-suited for apartment living.
Exercise Needs Low. Bulldogs do not require a lot of exercise, but they do benefit from short walks and playtime in the backyard.
Grooming Requirements Low. Bulldogs have short coats that require minimal grooming. They do require regular cleaning of their facial wrinkles to prevent skin irritation.
Lifespan 8-10 years on average.
Health Issues Bulldogs are prone to certain health conditions, including hip and elbow dysplasia, breathing problems, and skin infections.
Trainability Moderate. Bulldogs can be stubborn and require consistent and patient training.
Good with Children Yes. Bulldogs are known for their gentle nature and get along well with children.
Good with Other Pets Yes. Bulldogs are generally friendly and get along well with other pets.
Origin England
Breed Group Utility
KC Recognition The Bulldog is recognized by the Kennel Club UK as a member of the Utility group.

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