English Bulldog Breed Profile


The perfect Bulldog must be of medium size and smooth coat; with heavy, thick-set, low-swung body, massive short-faced head, wide shoulders and sturdy limbs. The general appearance and attitude should suggest great stability, vigor and strength. The disposition should be equable and kind, resolute and courageous (not vicious or aggressive).


Red brindle, all other brindles, solid white, solid red, fawn or fallow, and piebald. Note: A perfect piebald is preferable to a muddy brindle or defective solid color.


The disposition is kind, resolute and courageous (not vicious or aggressive), and demeanor can be docile, friendly and gregarious.


The English Bulldog breed began in Asia, from a now extinct mastiff breed. They were originally bred to fight and take down large prey; such as wild boars, hogs and used in bull baiting.

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