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English Bulldog adult in black and white

English Bulldog

English Bulldogs are lively, loyal and affectionate.

About the English Bulldog

They give an impression of determination, strength and activity, with a lively, bold, loyal and courageous personality. Despite their somewhat severe appearance, the English Bulldog is very affectionate with those it is close to.

In addition to some distinctive characteristics, English Bulldogs really distinguish themselves with their especially heavy and constrained gait. They seem to take short, quick steps on the tips of their feet, without their back feet even seeming to rise off the ground.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

Country
United Kingdom
Group
FCI Group 2, AKC Non-Sporting Group
Size category
Medium
Avg life expectancy
8–12 years

Loving / Determined / Lively / Alert / Confident / Loyal

Key facts

  • Requires minimal grooming
  • Needs little exercise
  • Needs a lot of training

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