English Bulldog

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Breed Group: Non-Sporting
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One of the gentlest breeds, the English Bulldog has grown in popularity. Originally bred for baiting bull, this breed can be intimidating but is very affectionate and surprisingly gentle. English Bulldogs do fairly well with children. This breed is sturdy and can withstand child play.
This short nosed and stocky breed loves attention. A very reliable, loving, and gentle breed, this dog makes an excellent companion for children and adults. More of a human companion, the English Bulldog also does well with other dogs and cats. This breed is always looking for guidance from his owner.
The English Bulldog can display dominating behavior and requires a firm handler to show him his place. Great for a loving family, the English Bulldog gives a lot of love and attention, and expects it in return. This breed has been used as a guard dog, and does exceptionally well given the correct training.
A rubber brush will be sure to remove any loose or dead hair. Combing will also eliminate much of the hair. The English Bulldog is an average shedder and should be bathed only when necessary. Mouth should be cleaned regularly and underneath the folds of skin with a damp washcloth.
The coat of the English Bulldog is very short. It should always consist of smooth, straight, and flat hair that lies close to the body of the dog, and be of fine texture.
This breed requires a firm hand and consistent training. Relatively lazy, this breed doesn't need much activity to make a great companion. Does very well as a guard or watchdog. A dominant owner is a must if this breed is to be well mannered.
The English Bulldog doesn't require much exercise but would do well with a short walk occasionally. This breed tires out easily and considering the flat muzzle, should always have available water.
50 - 55 lbs
12 - 14 inches
Uniform color or with a black mask or muzzle; reds, red brindle, piebald; black undesirable.
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Expected Budget: Buying vs. Owning in 2019

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How much do English Bulldog puppies cost?

The cost to buy an English Bulldog varies greatly and depends on many factors such as the breeders' location, reputation, litter size, lineage of the puppy, breed popularity (supply and demand), training, socialization efforts, breed lines and much more. Review how much English Bulldog puppies for sale sell for below.

The current median price for all English Bulldogs sold is $2,150.00. This is the price you can expect to budget for an English Bulldog with papers but without breeding rights nor show quality. Expect to pay less for a puppy without papers, however, we do not recommend buying a puppy without papers.

Looking for a dog with a superior lineage? Are you trying to determine how much a puppy with breeding rights and papers would cost? You should expect to pay a premium for a puppy with breeding rights or even for a puppy advertised as show quality with papers. You should budget anywhere from $4,600 upwards to $10,000 or even more for an English Bulldog with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all English Bulldogs sold is $1,800.

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What can I expect to pay for a puppy?

Median Price: $2,150.00
Average Price: $1,800.00
Top Quality: $4,600.00 to $10,000.00

*Data sourced from the sale of 44289 English Bulldog puppies across the United States on NextDayPets.com.

Annual cost of owning an English Bulldog puppy

Before buying a puppy it is important to understand the associated costs of owning a dog. The annual cost or "upkeep" is often overlooked when determining an English Bulldogs true ownership cost. When calculating your budget make sure you account for the price of food, vaccines, heartworm, deworming, flea control, vet bills, spay/neuter fees, grooming, dental care, food, training and supplies such as a collar, leash, crate, bed, bowls, bones, and toys. All of these items can add up quickly so make sure you estimate anywhere from $500 - $2,000 or more for the first year then about $500 - $1,000 or more every year thereafter to meet the annual financial obligations of your growing, loving dog.

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Most Popular English Bulldog Names for 2019

We've compiled the top 20 male and female names for 2017 after analyzing the sale of 44289 English Bulldog dogs.
  • 1. Bella
  • 2. Tank
  • 3. Daisy
  • 4. Lola
  • 5. Max
  • 6. Buster
  • 7. Toby
  • 8. Duke
  • 9. Buddy
  • 10. Bully
  • 11. Diesel
  • 12. Bruno
  • 13. Harley
  • 14. Rocky
  • 15. Lucy
  • 16. Dozer
  • 17. Molly
  • 18. Winston
  • 19. Maggie
  • 20. Ginger

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I live out in the country on a small farm and I raise English bulldogs and Chinese shar peis. All my dogs are in good health and all have air conditioning and heat in the winter months, they are all well mannered. I enjoy being with all my dogs.

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Anonymous asked:
Are English Bulldogs good with kids?



It is not in your best interest to have young children and an English Bulldog. This breed is very stubborn and tenacious. Without proper socialization, the dog can become very possessive of things such as family members, territory, other animals, food and toys. If the dog feels that a child's toy or food is theirs, they will take it and they are normally stronger than a child. Because of this and other behavioral traits, the breed can also have aggressive tendencies towards other dogs of the same gender. If a child were to get in the way or be holding the leash at the time, the dog would not notice the child and he/she could get hurt. I would only ever recommend children at or over the age of 13 that are dog experienced to be in the household with an English Bulldog.


I couldn’t disagree more! EBs are extremely gentle and tolerant of children. My EBs love kids and every EB I have had loved children. In fact, EBs are very protective of the children in their family. Anonymous should probably not have dogs or children.


I totally disagree!!! We have had 15 bulldogs during my son’s life ( he is 14 ). They are his best friends!!! They have NEVER shown any aggression towards him!! The first person commenting must not have Bulldog experience!

Anonymous asked:
Hi, When a bulldog is fully vet checked, should it therefore have a separate one from the injection certificate and should it state if it is HUU clear?? or at what age is it tested to see if it is HUU clear if both parents were also.

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A simple blood DNA test is what is needed to test for HUU. A bulldog puppy can be tested for this before or after he/she leaves the breeder and goes to the new owner. Some breeders do genetic testing on their puppies before they go off to their new homes to show the new owners that their puppies are healthy and free of genetic defaults. However, some do not. The term "fully vetted" normally refers to a puppy having their complete shots and check up before going off to their new home. It does not include genetic testing unless the breeder specifies it. The HUU test will be on a separate certificate then the shots and vet check.

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Is it okay to buy two English Bulldog's at the same time?

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When bringing a new dog into the home, it is best to bring one at a time. That way you are able to focus your attention on the new dog, go through obedience training with the dog and work with house training and house rules. Bringing in multiple dogs, either puppy or adult dogs into a new home can be a great challenge as they will bond heavily to each other instead of the new owners. Behavioral problems can arise if that happens.

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I don't know if the female English Bulldog I acquired has been spade. Where exactly would the scar be?

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The scar of a female's spay should be right below their belly-button on their stomach. If you are unsure, it is best to bring your dog to the vet. If your vet can not find the scar, he/she can take an ultrasound of your girls stomach and that will determine if the dog has been spayed or not. Sometimes if the spay was done early on in the dogs life, the scar can barely be seen or go away completely.

Anonymous asked:
What's the cheapest I can pay for a Bulldog? This breed is my dream dog and I really want one but I'm a single mother and I don't think I can afford those prices.



If you really want a Bulldog, but you can not afford to purchase a new puppy from a responsible and reputable breeder; then I would suggest a breed-specific rescue. Google the nearest breed specific rescue in your area and contact your local shelters to contact you if such an English Bulldog becomes available for adoption.


The cheapest expense of being a bulldog owner would be the purchase price of the dog. This is what my family went through: we bought a cheap bulldog for $1500 seller said he was last of litter and just wanted to get rid of him to a good home. We were naive to the breed at the time and bought him. Within 2 weeks he was deathly ill with aspiration pneumonia which is quite common in the breed due to short squishy faces, his cherry eye popped out, and he had demodectic mange. The first vet we rushed him to was ready to put him down after a couple of courses of the wrong antibiotics. We didn't want to hear this so we took him back home where my husband and I gave him water from a syringe for hydration and desperately searched for a vet who had knowledge with this breed. We watched our Sammy struggle to breathe as he laid his chin on our couch to keep his head upright, very painful to watch. Then we found our vet we have now who saved Sammy's life. He was hospitalized for almost two weeks with iv antibiotics, breathing treatments every 2 hours, and steroids. Our cheap bulldog ended up costing us almost $10,000 in vet bills between the first vet that didn't have a clue to our current vet who specializes in bulldogs. Very hard and expensive lesson learned! Please be cautious of cheap bulldogs!!

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Updated: 11/18/2019