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American Bulldog

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Overview: Originally used in the 17th century for bull baiting—a wagering sport in which dogs fought bulls in a ring—Bulldogs had taller, more athletic frames (much like the Olde English Bulldogge). When bull baiting was outlawed in 1835, Bulldogs were bred to be kinder, heavier and more relaxed. However, American Bulldogs—which were brought to the U.S. before this breeding pattern—retained the size and strength of the original Bulldogs. Great family dogs, American Bulldogs are sweet to children. They love family-oriented occasions and want to be involved. With proper training and socialization, you’ll find them outgoing and exceedingly loyal. Some American Bulldogs will go to great lengths to protect their masters. Tough and determined, American Bulldogs have an impressive stamina and strength. They are always game for playtime in the back yard or working in the field.
Breed Group: Non-Sporting
Weight (lbs): male-70-120 female-60-100
Height (in): 19-27
Colors: white, brindle, brown, red or tan
Coat: Short, coarse coat. For such a short haired dog, American Bulldogs shed more than you might think. Their short coarse hairs come off on your hands when you pet them, and stick tenaciously to your clothing, upholstery, and carpeting.
Character: American Bulldogs are friendly, happy lovable dogs with an assertiveness and confidence that never gets out of control. Though initially stubborn in training, they soon respond to their masters’ commands and prove to be endlessly faithful companions.
Temperament: American Bulldogs are loyal and loving animals that prefer to be with people. They do well with children, when socialized from a young age. May not do well with other dogs.
Care: The short coat requires infrequent bathing and brushing.
Training: This breed needs firm, consistent, but not harsh training. They are highly trainable and can be used as agility or search and rescue dogs.
Activity: American Bulldogs MUST have regular opportunities to vent their energy and do interesting things. Otherwise they will become rambunctious and bored -- which they usually express by barking and destructive chewing. Bored American Bulldogs can make a shambles of your house and yard.
Country of Origin: USA
Health Issue: American Bulldogs generally live from 10 to 16 years, and tend to be strong, physically active, and often healthy. Some health problems in American bulldogs are often found within certain genetic lines, and are not common to the entire breed, while others, such as neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis (NCL),[1] Ichthyosis, disorders of the kidney and thyroid, ACL tears, hip dysplasia, cherry eye, elbow dysplasia, entropion, ectropion, and bone cancer are more common to the general population of American Bulldogs. There are DNA tests available to help breeders screen breeding animals for NCL (neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis)[1] and Ichthyosis. It is highly recommended to spend time to research your breeder information, including your American Bulldog's family history. A Penn Hip (Pennsylvania Hip Improvement project) or OFA (Orthopedic Foundation for Animals) screening is recommended for all potential breeding animals. Some breeds of American Bulldog are prone to allergies. Symptoms like a runny nose or a rash are examples of signs of allergies. Some vets recommend dog owners to give 25 mg of Benadryl per day; in most cases it helps.
Life Expectancy: 14-16

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America Bill Dog

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American Bulldog Puppy for sale in EAST WENATCHEE, WA, USA

4 females and 4 males.. ABRA contact me for more details... located in WA state. Taking Non-Refundable deposits. Good with cats and rabbits. Not good with ducks or chickens. These...

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Mac Truck

$200

American Bulldog Puppy for sale in OPELIKA, AL, USA

NKC reg. Brown and white Male with 1 Black eye all shots given Mac TRuck needs to a loving home

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Samson or Delilah

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absolutely the most gorgeous pups! Male Brindle and White Female white brown spots

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NKC Registered American Bulldog

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American Bulldog Litter for sale in CALDWELL, ID, USA

Healthy, socialize, vaccinated, dewormed, brindle and white American Bulldog puppies available now. We have received updates from new puppy families on how well pups are adjusting...

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PORKIE - American Bulldog (short coat) Dog For Adoption

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American Bulldog Dogs for adoption in Houston, TX, USA

Posted Breed: American Bulldog (short coat).

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Raveena D200077 - American Bulldog (short coat) Dog For Adoption

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American Bulldog Dogs for adoption in Eden Prairie, MN, USA

Posted Breed: American Bulldog (short coat). Adoption Fee: 400.00. Name: Raveena Age: DOB Approx. 1/13/17 Gender: Female Breed: Am Bulldog Weight: 50 Dog friendly: Yes Cat...

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American Bulldog Dogs for adoption in Victoria, TX, USA

Posted Breed: American Bulldog. Adoption fees usually range from $150 - $200 depending on weight, age and length of stay and help cover spay/neuter, all shots & worming,...

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American Bulldog Dogs for adoption in Albany, GA, USA

Posted Breed: American Bulldog.

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Boo - American Bulldog Dog For Adoption

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American Bulldog Dogs for adoption in Tallahassee, FL, USA

Posted Breed: American Bulldog. **Courtesy Post** Boo is a handsome bundle of love! He enjoys cuddling, napping, lounging on the couch and being around people. His favorite toys...

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American Bulldog Dogs for adoption in Brights Grove, Ontario, Canada

Posted Breed: American Bulldog. ADOPTION PENDING Hi! My name is Phoenix and I am 43 pounds of love and snuggles. I am house trained and crate trained, and I know some basic...

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A109352 - American Bulldog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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American Bulldog Dogs for adoption in Hanford, CA, USA

Posted Breed: American Bulldog (medium coat).

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Mac - American Bulldog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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American Bulldog Dogs for adoption in Ventura, CA, USA

Posted Breed: American Bulldog (medium coat). Available to foster or adopt! Breed: American Bulldog DOB: 4/3/2011 Gender: male Altered: yes Coat: medium Size: medium ...

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Dutchess - American Bulldog (short coat) Dog For Adoption

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American Bulldog Dogs for adoption in Amarillo, TX, USA

Posted Breed: American Bulldog (short coat). Dutchess is a 9 1/2 yr. old English Bulldog (possible mix). She was an owner surrender. They had adopted Dutchess from SPCA in 2014,...

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BROCK - American Bulldog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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American Bulldog Dogs for adoption in Downey, CA, USA

Posted Breed: American Bulldog (medium coat).

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Member since: 01/06/2017

American Bulldogs PUPS NKC

American Bulldog Dog Breeder near OPELIKA, AL, USA

Male - Mac Truck $400.Brown and white with patch on 1 eye. Female Yeti $400. White ALL shots given including rabies. New liter ready to go January 8th $600. each 1 set of shots...

Breeds: American Bulldog

USA OPELIKA, AL, USA

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Member since: 11/03/2019

Manascos American Bulldogs

American Bulldog Dog Breeder near JOLIET, TX, USA

We strive to produce the best American Bulldogs possible. We love our big dogs with the big colors.

Breeds: American Bulldog

USA JOLIET, TX, USA

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Member since: 10/26/2019

American Bulldogs and Dogos

Dogo Argentino Dog Breeder near WESLEY CHAPEL, FL, USA

Specializing in Dogo Argentinos and Scott-type American Bulldogs.

Breeds: Dogo Argentino (+1)

USA WESLEY CHAPEL, FL, USA

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Tags: Dogo Argentino American bulldog

Member since: 05/04/2017

English Bulldog Puppies Rare and Mini

French Bulldog Dog Breeder near CARROLLWOOD, FL, USA

Home of the rare colored Mini English Bulldogs in Tampa, Florida USA. Currently have a litter of Lilac and Chocolate English Bulldog Puppies, some are even going to be minis!...

Breeds: French Bulldog (+4)

USA CARROLLWOOD, FL, USA

Tags: frenchies tampa bay florida rare rare english bulldogs french bulldogs mini rare lilac blue bulldog

Member since: 12/10/2019

BLUFF CITY BULLIES

American Bulldog Dog Breeder near MEM, TN, USA

Bluff City Bullies, located in the heart of Memphis, TN. We specialize in breeding of the world’s honorable American Bulldog and American Bully. We offer top notch services...

Breeds: American Bulldog

USA MEM, TN, USA

Tags: Bully Breeder Memphis TN

Member since: 06/05/2019

Blue Ridge American Bulldogs

American Bulldog Dog Breeder near MILLS RIVER, NC, USA

American Bulldog breeders with puppies for sale near Asheville, NC. Weight Pull Competitors with multiple National Champions. Old School MGK Bloodlines, NKC Registered. We only...

Breeds: American Bulldog

USA MILLS RIVER, NC, USA

Tags: North Carolina Asheville bully purebred American Bulldog

Member since: 09/17/2018

Ferguson Bulldogs

American Bulldog Dog Breeder near BATTLE GROUND, WA, USA

We need both American Bulldogs and French Bulldog. We strive to produce healthy babies.

Breeds: American Bulldog

USA BATTLE GROUND, WA, USA

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Member since: 09/17/2019

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American Bulldog Dog Breeder near ARTESIA, NM, USA

American bulldog puppies born to registered parents in July. Ready now. Must pick up in Roswell, NM before Sept 21st as we are moving

Breeds: American Bulldog

USA ARTESIA, NM, USA

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Member since: 07/13/2017

The Guardians American Bulldogs

American Bulldog Dog Breeder near FRANKLINVILLE, NJ, USA

Family and farm raised NKC American Bulldogs. We breed for temperament. Although, all our dogs come from a long line of show and agility trained blood lines, We do not show. Our...

Breeds: American Bulldog

USA FRANKLINVILLE, NJ, USA

Tags: American Bulldog Puppies NKC Working dog Guard dog

Member since: 12/29/2015

Macs Finest American and French Bulldogs

American Bulldog Dog Breeder near VERNAL, UT, USA

We raise classic American Bulldogs and French Bulldogs. Our adults are health tested for genetic faults. We want to make sure that our breeding stock is health tested and...

Breeds: American Bulldog

USA VERNAL, UT, USA

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