Facts about American Bulldogs

Let's take a quick look at some facts about the American Bulldogs.

The American Bulldog is a large breed of domestic dog with a long-standing association with American culture. It is a descendent of the Old English Bulldog, which is now extinct. 

They are common pets and show dogs and are also still used on animal farms as work dogs. 

There are two described body morphs of the breed, the ‘bully’ type, which is larger with a shorter muzzle, and the ‘standard’ morph, known for their athleticism and longer snouts.

Facts about American Bulldog Breed

Here are some facts about the American Bulldogs that you need to know.

Watch those videos on the American bulldog and learn some things about this breed.

American bulldogs are stocky and muscular. They have large heads and very strong chests and shoulders. Its coat is short and requires very little maintenance. Most American Bulldogs are white or mostly white, although a vast array of patterns and colors now exist.

They are relatively quick for their size, due to their history as working dogs and more. There are multiple body morphs, such as the “Bully” or “Classic” type, the “Standard” morph as well as various hybrids and alternate names for these strains of the breed. Their size and shape see them sometimes confused with other breeds, such as the Dogo Argentino and American Pit Bull Terriers.

Old English bulldogs were kept by working-class people in the American south as far back as the 1600s. There were used as all-around working dogs by owners of farms and ranches. They were also used as guard dogs and catch dogs while hunting. The south was overrun with feral pigs with no native predators, and bulldogs were used to try to combat the pests. This may be what allowed them to thrive at times in the past, helping them to persist until the present day.


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