Originally bred as cattle drivers and fighting dogs, English Bulldogs are now known for their placid and docile nature. An English Bulldog’s key characteristics include a stocky build and determined expression, but despite their tough appearance, they are sweet-natured and extremely loyal.
|Coat:||Short and smooth|
|Exercise:||30 minutes a day|
|Life span:||7+ years|
|Flat-faced:||Yes, consider this breed's additional health needs before buying|
|Temperament:||Loyal, friendly, easy-going|
English Bulldogs are sociable and wonderfully laid-back characters; the breed is prized for its personality rather than their intelligence.
Whilst daily exercise is important, you should try to avoid getting your English Bulldog overexcited or overheated.
English Bulldog grooming is low-maintenance, as their fur is short and waterproof, providing protection from the elements
Their signature laziness combined with a love of food means that obesity is a common English Bulldog health problem, so it’s important to find the right diet for your pet.
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English Bulldogs sometimes suffer with certain health conditions and may require treatment. Petplan dog insurance offers peace of mind that they will always be protected.