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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.
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.
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.
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!!