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Bulldog

Kind, peaceful, excellent guard dog (other names: British Bulldog, English Bulldog)

Bulldog
origin:Great Britain
life expectancy:7-9 years
classification:Mastiff
height:31 to 40 cm
weight:22 to 25 kg
exercise: Undemandingtraining: Easyclimate: Temperatefeeding: Mediumsize: Small-Medium
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History [ edit ]

The Bulldog is a medium-sized dog breed that descended from ancient Asiatic mastiffs but was develloped in Great Britain.  Also called the English Bulldog or British Bulldog, the name bulldog derives not only from the robust, bull-like appearance of this breed, but also from the power it displayed when bullbaiting, a very popular British sport in the 1700´s. This sport was prohibited by law in the nineteenth century and the breed knew a great decline until Bill George, a breeder, and other fanciers of bulldogs, developped the breed into its present form, smaller and heavier set than original bulldogs which were lighter boned and very athletic. The breed´s temperament was also radically altered, the undesirable vicious and fierce characteristics being eliminated while preserving all the fine qualities. Bulldogs are extremelly good guards and watchdogs and despite their intimidanting appearance, they do not attack people or other dogs without a good reason and make pleasa