Bulldogs are one of the most popular dog breeds nowadays. To help you choose your ideal pet, we’ve prepare a list of common bulldog breeds.
|Height||About 12 to 16 inches (31 to 40 cm)|
|Weight||Males: 53 to 55 pounds (24 to 25 kg)
Females: 49 to 51 pounds (22 to 23 kg)
|Lifespan||8 years though it is possible for the canine to live longer.|
The English Bulldog is smaller, less athletic and tragically, more inclined to health issues than its predecessor. The dogs are gentle, affectionate and love kids, in contrast to their intimidating appearance. They are suitable for people living in apartment as they are inactive indoors. However, daily walks are still necessary for the dog’s exercise. Minimal grooming is required, you just need a brush with fine bristles. Even though baths are usually unnecessary, the wrinkled skin of Bulldog can be a hotbed for infection, from time to time, owners should clean the middle of the folds with anti-bacterial soap.
|Height||12 inches (30 cm)|
|Weight||Males: 22 to 28 (10 to 13kg)
Females: 19 to 22 pounds (9 to 10 kg)
|Lifespan||10 to 12 years|
The French bulldog is a scaled down form of the English bulldog. The most notable contrasts being their size and the pointed ears. Most of them have inherited breathing difficulties due to the selective breathing for their appearance. In any case, the Frenchies are the most loved pet everywhere in the world in both urban and rural environments.
|Height||20 to 28 inches (52 to 70 cm)|
|Weight||Males: 70 to 120 pounds (32 to 54 kg)
Females: 60 to 100 pounds (27 – 45 kg)
The American bulldog is taller, leaner and more athletic than its English cousin. The American bulldog takes after the original but their features are much less pronounced. This implies he is less inclined to the breathing issues, yet the breed requires more exercise. They are loyal, brave and protective, making them the ideal gatekeeper dog. To avoid the Bulldogs becoming high strung and uncontrollable, physical and mental exercises are extremely important.
|Height||17 to 20 inches (44 to 51 cm)|
|Weight||Males: 60 to 78 pounds (28 to 35 kg)
Females: 50 to 61 pounds (23 to 28 kg)
|Lifespan||10 to 12 years|
This is a new dog breed, established in the late ’90s. The breed was made by crossbreeding Staffordshire Bull Terriers, English Bulldogs, and Mastiffs. The resultant offspring is athletic, with physical attributes that make them suitable for the harsh Australian climate. Their diverse gene pool makes them powerfully healthy, with less inherited conditions. They have a lot of energy for exercises and they loves to swim and play in water. The Australian Bulldog is ideal for people who wants a fun-loving, easy-going, loyal and intelligent dog.
|Height||24 to 26 inches (61 to 66 cm)|
|Weight||75 to 100 pounds (34 to 46 kg)|
|Lifespan||10 to 14 years|
The Catahoula Bulldog is a cross between the American bulldog and the Catahoula leopard dog. It is a solid, tall working pooch that resembles the Staffordshire bull terrier more than the original English bulldog. Despite the fact that this breed is kept as a pet, it has strong working sense and will end up bored whenever left on its own. At first glance, the Catahoula Bulldog is easy-going and laid-back, but they can also be alert when needed. They are intelligent, loyal and easy to train, making them good as watch dog compared to the other bulldog breeds.
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog
|Height||24 inches (61 cm)|
|Weight||Males: 100 pounds (47 kg)
Females: 78 pounds (34 kg)
|Lifespan||12 to 15 years|
The Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog is another great watch dog among the Bulldog family. Since they were bred for work, this breed shows a variety of sizes and appearances. They are instinctively protective, they are willing to fight to death in order to protect their owner. They are also active and athletic. As a result of their strong protective and guarding nature, they need a confident and experienced owner.
Rare Bulldog Types
Breeders all around the world have attempted to reproduce dogs similar to the original working bulldog by crossbreeding existing stock with local mutts and working dogs. The Banter Bulldogge, valley bulldog, and Dorset old tyme Bulldogge are examples of classified breeds, while there are others that stay unclassified.
- Alano Espanol
- Amitola Bulldog
- Campeiro Bulldog
- Colorado Bulldog
- Continental Bulldog
- Mallorquin Bulldog
- Mammut Bulldog
- Otto Bulldog
- Pakistani Bull Dog
- Red-Tiger Bulldog
- Spanish Bulldog
- Titan Bull Dogge