Bull Dogs, History, Characteristic ,And Why it Name Bull Dog,Are Bull Dogs Good Family Friends

The Bulldog,  also known as the British Bulldog or English Bulldog, is a medium sized dog breed originated from England.It is a muscular dog with a wrinkled on face and a distinctive pushed nose inside.Bulldogs are popular dog breed kept as pet at home.

Bulldogs originally were used to drive cattle to market and to compete in a bloody sport called bull baiting.The name "bull" was applied because of the dog use in the sport of bull baiting.The dog that grabbed the bull by the nose and pinned it to the ground would be the victor. It was common for a bull to maim or kill several dogs at such an event, either by goring, tossing, or trampling. Bull baiting was made illegal in England by the Cruelty to Animals Act 1835

Physical Appearance

Although Bulldogs are low to the ground, they are wide and muscular. Their broad heads have cheeks that extend to the sides of their eyes, and the skin on their foreheads should have deep wrinkles. A Bulldog has a droopy upper lip and his lower jaw is undershot, meaning that his lower teeth stick out farther than his top teeth. The Bulldog's jaws are massive and strong, intended for latching on to his opponent and holding on.

In the United Kingdom, the breed have

standards Weight Female: 18–23 kg, Male: 23–25 kg

standard length  Female: 31–40 cm, Male: 31–40 cm

Temperament  Willful, Friendly, Gregarious

Colors    Fawn, Piebald, Brindle & White, Fawn & White, Red & White, Red Brindle and Red

Life Span

Despite slow maturation so that growing up is rarely achieved by two and a half years, Bulldogs' lives are relatively short. At five to six years of age they start to show signs of aging.Bull dog Life expectancy is from 8 – 10 years.They were once considered very healthy dogs with an average lifespan of 10 years. But now the average English Bulldog lifespan is now only about 6 to 8 years.

Bull Dog As  Good Family Friend

Choosing the right dog breed for your family might sound challenging especially in a case when you have young kids or are planning to have kids.

English bulldogs may have a scary appearance at firs, however, they are the gentlest and human friendly you’ll ever meet. These wonderful pooches have a good reputation for being trustworthy and extremely loyal. English bull dog are capable to clown around with kids for hours. 

Bulldogs are accused of being low-energy or lazy, but they just like to take it easy. Aside from the aforementioned daily freak-out, bulldogs are generally mellow and happy-go-lucky.

English Bulldogs are a dependable, gentle, dog that makes great family pets, and are much more into people than other dogs or animals, As a bulldog become matures, these companion dogs become calm and more relaxed. Many times their affection is show through contact which includes cuddling.They will lean on you and want to participate in the family activities.

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