American Bulldog

General Facts :

The American Bulldog is a very muscular dog which has a very large and powerful head and also its jaws are quite strong. The dog it is known to be very agile, strong, with a wide chest and a muscular neck. It has heavy boned front legs which are straight and respectably strong. The tail is set low and is very thick at the base. The dog has a square head and has muscular cheeks. The dog’s muzzle is box-shaped and it is quite strong. The frame is more powerful and compact at males in comparison to females.

These dogs aren’t very timid or extremely aggressive with men or with other dogs. The dog should be socialized at a fragile age due to the fact that it has very strong protective senses. They are known to be reserved with strangers. The American Bulldog can stay in an apartment but it needs a lot of exercise, the best place where you should keep this animal is at least in a average size backyard.

Origin :

At first, these dogs were used for bull baiting which was a very bloody sport. The American Bulldog is more agile, has longer legs, more speed in comparison to the English one. John D. Johnson has been breeding these dogs longer than anyone else in the entire world and before him, his father did the exact same thing. He is the reason why this dogs exists today.

Dimensions :

Height : Between 22 and 28 inches ( approximately 55 to 70 centimeters )
Weight : Between 70 an 120 pounds ( approximately 32 to 54 kilos )

Additional Information :

The American Bulldog is a very determinate and brave dog. The dog loves children and likes being around them. These dogs should be bathed only when necessary. It is advisable to keep them in a yard as they need a lot of exercise so if you live in an apartment, he should be took for a walk at least three times a day.

Farmers use these dogs for their stamina, intelligence and also their ability to work. They are primarily used for wild boar hunting but also for raccoon, bear and squirrel shunting. Some of the dog’s numerous talents are: hunting, guarding, tracking and weight pulling. Their life expectancy is around 16 years.

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