What to know about English Bulldog?
History of English Bulldog
The English Bulldog, also known as the British Bull, originated from the breeding of Bull breeds - a hunting dog breed in England. In the 1800s, Bulls were almost extinct, and breeders bred this breed to become today's English Bulldog.
In 1875, the first Bulldog dog club was born in England, formally offering standards for purebred Bulldog dogs and beginning to breed extensively. In 1894, similar standards were also introduced in the United States for American Amerasians (called American Bull Bull). From 1940 to 1950 was the period of booming Bulldogs, which ranked 12 out of 155 most popular breeds worldwide. English Bulldog was officially recognized by the AKC in 1886 and is the fourth most popular dog breed in the United States.
Unlike their ferocious ancestors, modern British Bulls are gentle and friendly to humans (though their appearance is quite fierce). Bulldog is a very emotional dog, amiable and happy with young children and likes to be cared by the owner, caressing, praising or rubbing his head. Although gentle, they can also appear aggressive when necessary, especially when someone enters the "territory". Bull He is also a very reliable watchdog, they are highly alert with extremely sensitive senses.
A character that dog owners really like, it's Bulldog He is very lazy. This makes them easy to keep in small apartments in the city because they don't need a lot of space to exercise, they can stay in one place all day and just run and run as needed. They will not break down, take things or bite their shoes if they are locked up for long.
Another point is that Bulldog is so voracious that it is easy to raise and eat, not picky. However, because of these characteristics, they are very prone to obesity, you should eat moderately and make them exercise a lot to improve their health.
With a hard, compact and flat face structure, with short legs, English Bulldog cannot move as fast and powerful as its ancestors. That the reason why they will feel comfortable and friendly when living in a home environment with their ownersWith a stubborn yet affectionate personality, English Bulldog makes great pets for families and children.
Health concerns and other considerations
Due to their development, English Bulldog can be affected by countless congenital diseases. With a flat nose, they may have a multitude of problems. Skin folds need to be cleaned daily to avoid skin infections. In high-temperature environments or when they are overactive, body heat makes them difficult to breathe.
With a short muzzle shape, English Bulldog needs to be provided with proper dog food to make it easier to eat