American Bulldog

American Bulldog is a loyal and athletic dog breed with friendly nature. They are descended from Old English Bulldogs. Today these dogs are mostly used as farm animals and for dog sports. They can be excellent protectors and guard dogs. American Bulldogs are highly active dogs and you must provide them with a lot of daily activities if you dont want your dog to miss behave. With correct and early training American Bulldog will be great family dogs and especially great dogs for kids.

American Bulldog Height


20–25 in (51–64 cm)

American Bulldog Weight


60-100 lb (27-45 kg)

American Bulldog Origin



American Bulldog Life Expectancy

Life Expectancy:

10-12 years

Dog Breed Characteristics

Energy Level
Grooming Needs
Exercise Needs
Kid Friendly
Dog Friendly
General Health


Grooming American Bulldog is not a hard job to do. Regular brushing will be enough to keep their coat clean and healthy.

American Bulldog coat colors:

  • White
  • White and black
  • White and brown
  • White and tan
  • White and brindle

Markings that are allowed for American Bulldog are, tan, brindle, black, red, and brown.

The rest is basic care. Like any other dog, American Bulldog will also require regular teeth cleaning and bathing. Weekly check their ears for any sign of infection or bad odor which can indicate an infection. Their nails need to be trimmed if you hear them clicking on the floor.


American Bulldog dogs are very active and they will enjoy all fun daily activities. You can take them on long walks, play with them in the house or throw them ball outside – whatever you choose your dog will enjoy and be happy. If their daily physical needs are met you will have the most lovable dog with whom you will not have any problems.


To ensure that you end up with the best possible dog, early socialization is a must. Start socializing your American Bulldog as soon as you bring him home. With proper socialization, you will ensure that your dog doesn't become shy or aggressive. Expose your American Bulldog to many different dogs, people, sight, and sounds and that will teach him how to properly react in many different situations.

American Bulldog and kids

As a pet, the American Bulldog can be wonderful. They get along great with all family members and love spending time with them. Especially they love kids and they can be great playing partners for them.

No matter how good your dog is you should never let them play without supervision, so any unwanted behavior would emerge (nipping, tail pulling, etc.)

American Bulldog and other animals

American Bulldog gets along with other dogs and enjoys their company. With proper socialization, you don't have to worry that your dog will become aggressive or wouldn't get along with other dogs. Correct socialization will teach them how to coexist with other animals.


Every dog can develop some health problems and American Bulldog also can suffer from some conditions. To be sure that you will end up with the dog with the best possible health, always buy American Bulldog from a responsible dog breeder. Responsible breeders will regularly check their breeding dogs to ensure that their puppies will be without inherited diseases.

American Bulldog can suffer from:

  • Hip dysplasia
  • Mange
  • Hypothyroidism
  • cataracts

American Bulldog breeders

If you made a decision that this is the right dog for you now it’s time to find American Bulldog breeders. To be sure that you will end up with the healthiest dog possible we advise you to search only for responsible American Bulldog breeders. That way you can be sure that the puppy will have the best possible start in life. Buying a dog from an official dog breeder will cost you more money in the start, but when you know that they will be healthy and that will have a good temperament it is worth it.

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Updated at12.05.2021.