Bulldog
Temperament, Lifespan, Grooming, Training, Personality, Behaviour and Health Advice

A Bulldog’s key characteristics include a stocky build and determined expression. But despite their tough appearance, they are very sweet-natured and extremely loyal.

As Bulldogs are brachycephalic breed (having been bred to have a short muzzle), they can be at risk of certain health conditions. Find out when to look for when getting a Bulldog and how to care for them, from grooming tips to exercise and diet advice.

Size: Medium, with adult dogs weighing 19-25kg and growing 38-40cm in height
Coat: Short and smooth
Exercise: Around 30 minutes per day
Life span: Bulldogs have a life expectancy of around 6-10 years
Breed group: They are a member of the utility group and are related to many of the bull-type dogs that exist today, such as the Boxer and Bull Terrier. Also known as the English or British Bulldog, this is one of the UK’s oldest breeds.
Size 38cm
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40cm
Coat Short
coat
Exercise 30mins Life span 6+years

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