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American Bulldog

American Bulldog
American Bulldog Content
Life Span: 10 and 15 years
Litter Size: 6 to 16 puppies
Group: They belong to the rare, working, and guardian groups of dogs.
Recognized By: CKC, UKC, NKC
Color: This breeds coat is white or white with patches that are either red (i.e. any shade of tan) or brindle.
Hair Length: Short
Size: Large, Extra Large
Shedding: Moderate Shed
Male Height: 22-27 inches
Male Weight: 75-125 pounds
Female Height: 20-25 inches
Female Weight: 60-100 pounds
Living Area: American Bulldogs are sturdy dogs that are capable of living outdoors. In fact, the ideal setting for the American Bulldog is on a farm or a home that has a large backyard that is securely fenced in which your dog can roam freely within. When you have such a setting for your American Bulldog you will want to ensure that they then have a nice indoor environment they can go to sleep or rest. Because the breed has a short coat, they are typically less tolerable to extreme hot or cold weather, and as a result, you may need to keep them indoors on very hot or cold days.

About this Breed

As man's best friend the American Bulldog sometimes referred to as the Old Country Bulldog truly lives up to this. The American Bulldog symbolizes true love, devotion and grit. Often they are describes as athletic, all purpose, hardy working dogs. They have been widely known to conduct great heroic acts to protect its owner. The American Bulldog is strong, stocky dog that has a short coat that is stiff to touch. This breeds coat is white or white with patches that are either red (i.e. any shade of tan) or brindle. In addition, the American Bulldogs ears are usually uncropped. There are two different types of the American Bulldog. They are the Classic or the Johnson, Bully and the Standard or the Scott, Performance. The Scott, Performance is often times confused with its second cousin the American Pit Bull Terrier. The current American Bulldog is a combination of the Scott type and Johnson type dog which has a shorter muzzle, but is a larger dog. In comparison to the Johnson and the Scott breeds, the American Bulldog has a much more massive build. Generally, the female American Bulldog weighs about 60-100 pounds while the male weighs about 75-125 pounds. The female typically measures about 20-25 inches and the male about 22-27 inches. American Bulldogs typically have litters that are anywhere between 6 to 16 puppies. And they belong to the rare, working, and guardian groups of dogs. American Bulldogs will also take to living in an apartment or home if they are given regular attention, stimulation and exercise. In fact, they are typically inactive within a home or apartment making them very suitable to indoor living. Many people actually recommend and believe that it is preferable keep American Bulldogs indoors because they are not well equipped for the different weather elements. But, if you live in a climate that does not experience extreme weather conditions allowing your American Bulldog to live outdoors is just as suitable as allowing them to live indoors.
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