Most widely used name for this species
The area where the animal first came from
The average length (L) or height (H) of the animal
The average measurement of how heavy the animal is
The average time the animal lives for
The domestic group such as cat or dog
The colour of the animal's coat or markings
|Tan, Fawn, White, Brown, Black|
|Average Litter Size:|
The average number of babies born at once
The way the animal thinks, behaves or reacts
|Gentle, calm and affectionate|
The level of house-training needed for the animal
|Should be trained from an early age due to their stubborn nature|
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Despite their famous sour-mug expression, bulldogs are generally docile, friendly and gregarious but occasionally willful. Breeders have worked to breed aggression out of the breed, and as such the dog is known to be of generally good temperament.
Bulldogs can be so attached to home and family that they will not venture out of the yard without a human companion. Due to their friendly nature bulldogs are known for getting along well with children, other dogs and pets.
A bulldog is suitable for houses as well as apartments due to their size and susceptibility to the weather. They are easily trainable as compared with many other breeds.
The bulldog is a breed with characteristically thick shoulders and a matching head. There are generally thick folds of skin on a bulldog's brow, followed by round, black, wide-set eyes, a short muzzle with characteristic folds above the nose, drooping lips, and pointed teeth.
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First Published: 10th November 2008, Last Updated: 8th November 2019
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