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American Bulldog

Overview of American Bulldog



American Bulldog dog breed is Pure breed Large in size. Fur of American Bulldog is short and smooth . Basic origin of American Bulldog is United States of America . American Bulldog is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Easiest to train, American Bulldog is commonly Loyal, Energetic, Friendly, Confident, Assertive, Dominant. American Bulldogs are typically confident, social, and active dogs that are at ease with their families. It is not uncommon for an American Bulldog to require a high level of attention due to their highly emotional personality. They bond strongly with their owners. They are capable of jumping in excess of seven feet vertical due to the dense muscle build of the breed. Young American Bulldogs may be slightly aloof with strangers, but as they mature the breed's normal confidence should assert itself. This breed tolerates children and can do very well with them, provided they are socialized early and understand their limits.
American Bulldog is available in All white or white with patches of red or varying degrees of brown, brindle, or fawn color. Colors.

Height and weight of American Bulldog

Adult Male of American Bulldog is about 32–54 kg (70–120 lbs) and adult female of American Bulldog is about (60–90) lbs 27-41 kg in Weight.
Height of American Bulldog is commonly 50–71 cm (20–28 in).

Common Health Issues of American Bulldog


American Bulldog has tendency to suffer from hip dysplasia, cherry eye, elbow dysplasia, entropion, ectropion, and bone cancer.  

Appearance of American Bulldog

American bulldog is a stocky, well built, strong-looking dog, with a large head and a muscular build. Its coat is short and generally smooth. The breed is a light to moderate shedder; however, they should be brushed on regular basis. Colors, while historically predominantly white with patches of red, black, or brindle, have grown in recent years to include many color patterns including black, red, brown, fawn, and all shades of brindle.

Working Class of American Bulldog

Basically American Bulldog is Guard dog but is also used as Watch and Companion dog.

Training of American Bulldog

American Bulldog is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your American Bulldog.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your American Bulldog should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of American Bulldog

Daily exercise for your American Bulldog is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your American Bulldog is recommended Fetching,Tuging,Swimming regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of American Bulldog with children and other pets

This breed tolerates children and can do very well with them, provided they are socialized early and understand their limits. The more exposure to good training practices, other dogs, and people, the more likely the success at being controlled both inside and outside of their environment.

Special instructions related to your American Bulldog

Early training and socialization both in the home and outside of the home is essential for this breed.

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