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** Bulldog **

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For the game, see British Bulldogs (game).
For other uses, see Bulldog (disambiguation).

Ozbulldog.jpgMale bulldog
Other names British Bulldog,
English Bulldog,
Country of origin England, United Kingdom ^[1]
Weight Male 22.5–25 kg (50–55 lb)
Female 18–23 kg (40–51 lb)
Coat Short, straight, fine and smooth
Colour Brindle; solid white, red, fawn or yellow; piebald.
Life span 3–10 years^[2]^[3]

Classification / standards
FCI Group 2 Section 2 #149 standard
AKC Non-sporting standard
ANKC Group 7 (Non Sporting) standard
CKC Group 6 - (Non-Sporting) standard
KC (UK) Utility standard
NZKC Non Sporting standard
UKC Companion standard

Notes National animal of Britain
Dog (/Canis lupus familiaris/)

The *Bulldog* is a medium-sized breed of dog commonly referred to as the
*English Bulldog* or *British Bulldog*. Other Bulldog breeds include the
American Bulldog, Old English Bulldog (now extinct), Olde English
Bulldogge, and the French Bulldog. The Bulldog is a muscular, heavy dog
with a wrinkled face and a distinctive pushed-in nose.^[4] The American
Kennel Club (AKC), The Kennel Club (UK), and the United Kennel Club (UKC)
oversee breeding standards. Bulldogs are the 5th most popular purebreed in
the United States in 2013 according to the American Kennel Club.^[5]


· 1 Description

· 1.1 Appearance
· 1.2 Temperament

· 2 History
· 3 Health
· 4 Controversial Breeding
· 5 Popular mascot
· 6 See also
· 7 References
· 8 External links



The Bulldog is a breed with characteristically wide head and shoulders
along with a pronounced mandibular prognathism. There are generally thick
folds of skin on a Bulldog's brow; round, black, wide-set eyes; a short
muzzle with characteristic folds called a knot above the nose; hanging skin
under the neck; drooping


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