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American Bulldog

This breed was a working dog down in the South. Small farmers and ranchers used this working dog for many tasks. This breed almost became extinct but lived on because of the presence of the feral pigs. This breed was the settlers' only was of dealing with the pigs.

This breed is not recognized by the AKC as of yet.

  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Weight: 60 - 130 lbs
  • Height: 20 - 27 inches
  • Color: The American Bulldog colors are white or white with patches of fawn, red or brindle.

Breed Characteristics

Size
Activity
Children
Other Dogs
Grooming
Watch
Guard
Trainability

American Bulldogs are very confident and active dogs. They need a lot of attention because they tend to have emotional personalities...this makes them bond very closely with their owners. Early training and socialization is important with this breed.

The average life span is between 10 – 15 years. Here are some of the health issues to which the American Bulldog breed can be prone to:
• Hip Dysplasia
• Skin and allergy problems
• Elbow Dysplasia
• Eye Problems

Coat:

Their coat is very short and harsh.

Coat Color:
The American Bulldog colors are white or white with patches of fawn, red or brindle.

Coat Care:

This breed's coat is very easy to maintain. A good brushing with a hard bristle brush once a week is fine. Bathe only when necessary.