Bulldogs are mid-sized dogs but are very strong and have a wrinkled face. Their face is a sign of their identity and they look adorably cute. In the top dog breeds of us, bulldogs are ranked on the fourth number. Rare bulldog breeds have wide heads and wide shoulders. There are further many breeds of bulldog which we are going to discuss today.
Rare Bulldog Breeds
Some rare bulldog breeds are:
- Bullenbeisser (german bulldog)
- American bulldog
- Toy bulldog
- French bulldog
- American bulldog
- Old English bulldog
- Alano Espanol
With respect to other breeds of bulldogs, the American bulldog is in large size. American bulldogs are further classified into two categories that are classic and bully type. The American Bulldogs are about 25 inches in size. The average weight of an American bulldog is a maximum 47 kg. These breed dogs have an average litter size of 8. The American Bulldogs are very stubborn therefore it is hard to train them. But American bulldog is a good choice to be kept as a pet as they are friendly and loyal, no doubt.
Well, the French bulldogs are not small in size that much. These dogs have very strong ears that they can listen to a little voice from a particular distance as well. The skull between their ears is flat which is also included in the characteristic of a french bulldog. this breed of the bulldog is not hypoallergenic.
They have a lifespan of about 10 to 14 years. These dogs are very playful, strong, mannered, sporty, bright, attentive and patient. Their weight lies between 16 to 28 pounds. Their height is about 11 to 12 inches at the shoulder.
The British bulldog is also known for the English bulldogs. Some people get confused sometimes between English and the British bulldog, there is nothing to get confused as they both are the same. The English bulldog is very loyal to its owner. It makes a great and friendly pet. The weight of the English bulldog lies between 50 to 54 lbs. Their height at withers lies between 16 to 17 inches as they are short in length. They have got a thick neck, strong and heavy wrinkles on a short adorable face.
The British bulldog has massive and powerful shoulders. these English dogs are very likely and trustworthy. They love baby kids and treat them with love and affection and also care for them. It becomes difficult for them to breathe in the hot climate and they start to suffocate. They can not bear extreme hot weather. They do not like strange dog fellows and they can become aggressive while interacting with them.
Old English Bulldog
The old English bulldogs are athletic, strong and big-boned dogs. These dogs are the perfect choice for guardian dogs. The old English bulldog has a lifespan of 11 to 13 years. Their height lies between 16 to 20 inches. These dogs are very alert, loyal, friendly, confident and no doubt very strong. They are family dogs and can be kept as pets.
The boxer is also a breed of bulldogs. They have got a lifespan of about 10 to 13 years. These dogs have short hairs. Their topcoat is very smooth and tight. They are very calm, friendly, cheerful, energetic, playful and loyal.
The weight of a male boxer lies between 27 to 32 kg while female boxer weighs between 25 to 29 kg. The height of a female boxer is somewhere in the middle of 53 to 60 cm while male boxers have a height between 57 to 63 cm. In the top breeds of the world, boxer comes on number 9. They are guardian dogs.
- In past, the Bulldogs were used for bear-baiting.
- Bulldogs hate to be teased
- Bulldogs are the best choice of watchdog
- They are not excessive barkers
- Swimming is not for bulldogs because they have short legs
- They are food lovers
- They are not hypoallergenic
- Seborrhea is the condition by which bulldogs stinks
- The OEB can jump 7 feet high in the air
- Bulldogs cannot survive in a hot climate