American Bulldog

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Temperament

Loyal and Self-Confident

American Bulldog is an athletic dog that has great strength and endurance with a friendly attitude. They are a descendant of the English Bulldog. The American Bulldog was known by many different names prior such as White English Southern Bulldog as they were not originally from America but instead, brought in as early as the 17th century with immigrants and farmers alike. The American Bulldog was often bred to be farm dogs due to the ability to bring down and catch feral cattle and pigs.

Despite the American Bulldog being around for over a century, they were actually was never recognized by the American Kennel Club, or short for AKC as an official standalone breed.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1610849668646{margin-top: 25px !important;margin-bottom: 25px !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/4″][dt_icon_text dt_text_title=”Dog Breed Group” heading_tag=”div” dt_text_title_bottom_margin=”5px” dt_text_desc=”Working Dogs” show_btn=”n” icon_picker=”fas fa-dog” dt_text_icon_border_width=”2px” dt_text_icon_paddings=”0px 0px 10px 0px” dt_text_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″][dt_icon_text dt_text_title=”Height” heading_tag=”div” dt_text_title_bottom_margin=”5px” dt_text_desc=”50-71 cm tall at the shoulder” show_btn=”n” icon_picker=”fab fa-strava” dt_text_icon_border_width=”2px” dt_text_icon_paddings=”0px 0px 10px 0px” dt_text_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″][dt_icon_text dt_text_title=”Weight” heading_tag=”div” dt_text_title_bottom_margin=”5px” dt_text_desc=”27-54 Kilograms” show_btn=”n” icon_picker=”fas fa-weight” dt_text_icon_border_width=”2px” dt_text_icon_paddings=”0px 0px 10px 0px” dt_text_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″][dt_icon_text dt_text_title=”Life Expectancy” heading_tag=”div” dt_text_title_bottom_margin=”5px” dt_text_desc=”10-16 years” show_btn=”n” icon_picker=”fas fa-heartbeat” dt_text_icon_border_width=”2px” dt_text_icon_paddings=”0px 0px 10px 0px” dt_text_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1610861478079{margin-top: 15px !important;margin-bottom: 25px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Colors

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Breed Characteristics

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Adaptability

[/ultimate_heading][vc_tour interval=”0″][vc_tab title=”Unexperienced Owners” tab_id=”1610854823773-6-38cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1619482724619{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]American Bulldog are a very loyal but stubborn breed. We recommend experienced owners with the Bulldog breeeds.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Apartment/Small Living” tab_id=”c86ca579-1e28-48cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1619482743790{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]Despite what most believe in, small size or toy dogs does not always mean easily adaptable in small homes or apartment-style living. American Bulldog is no exception to this rule, while they loves to roam freely, and find a much harder time to live in a small enclosed area. If they are not constantly using their energy, they get very pent up and aggressive and/or destructive.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Sensitivity Level” tab_id=”1610854958604-6-108cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1619482757261{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]Some dogs do not take a “dirty look” or a “leer” to heart, while others are grudge holders. Dogs with low sensitivity level are usually the easy-going and tolerant ones. This breed, American Bulldog, is quite sensitive.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Tolerates Being Alone” tab_id=”1610854963226-7-38cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1619482781435{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]The American Bulldog have very low tolerance to being alone.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Tolerates Cold Weather” tab_id=”1610854964736-8-08cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1619482809735{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]American Bulldog is one of the breeds that have very low tolerance to both Cold and Hot Climate.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Tolerates Hot Weather” tab_id=”1610854965902-9-78cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1619482816847{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]American Bulldog is one of the breeds that have very low tolerance to both Cold and Hot Climate.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][/vc_tour][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][ultimate_heading]

Friendliness

[/ultimate_heading][vc_tour interval=”0″][vc_tab title=”Family Affectionate” tab_id=”c86ca579-1e28-48cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1619482839607{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]American Bulldog gets very attached to their pet owners and family in general. They show constant affectionate at their own terms. They do make a great family dog as long as it been well trained. They are a very loyal breed.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Kid-Friendly” tab_id=”1610854823773-6-38cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1619482867721{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]While they are a great family dog, majority of them do get well along with kids, children should always be supervised, although it may never be the American Bulldog’s intent, but they can be unware of their own bite strength.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Dog Friendly” tab_id=”1610854958604-6-108cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1619482882708{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]The American Bulldog tolerates other dogs within the same household as long they were introduced to them from a young age. Otherwise, they have very low tolerance being around other dogs constantly.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Cat Friendly” tab_id=”1610854963226-7-38cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1619482896184{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]Just like having other dogs around, you will need to introduce cats into a American Bulldog’s life at a young age.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Stranger Friendly” tab_id=”1610854964736-8-08cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1619482939441{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]Some dogs will run towards strangers with their tail wagging and beg for pets, cuddles and smooches. Your American Bulldog is not stranger friendly, they usually have a poker face towards strangers, unless provoked, while it is not in their interest to attack. Only their bull-like appearance will ward off strangers.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][/vc_tour][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][ultimate_heading]

Grooming and Health

[/ultimate_heading][vc_tour interval=”0″][vc_tab title=”Size Growth” tab_id=”1610855395467-5-78cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1619482993913{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]American Bulldog is a small to medium-sized dog[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Shredding Potential” tab_id=”c86ca579-1e28-48cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1622623940825{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]American Bulldog does not have high shredding potential. However, grooming is part of their daily needs

Some great grooming tools includes

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Drooling Potential” tab_id=”1610854823773-6-38cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1619483093082{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]Have you ever cuddled a dog and it licks you, completely dousing you with drool? Well I got news for you, the American Bulldog has very high drool potential meaning, you will be slobbered with drool everywhere, and you will find random pools of drool on the ground when they are super excited.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Easy to Groom” tab_id=”1610854958604-6-108cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1619483208459{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]Do you need special grooming needs for an American Bulldog.

The short answer is no, they don’t require any special bathing, clippers or brushes to keep them clean, health and groomed.

Simply a brush and clippers to keep their coat nice and fresh is needed.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Known Health Issues” tab_id=”1610854963226-7-38cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1619483289731{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]American Bulldog is generally a healthy breed.

However, just like all dogs, they are still subject to genetic health issues such as hip dysplasia, luxating patellas or eye diseases. They just don’t have an increased chance.

It is always recommended to have your dog up to the latest on their medicine needs, including but not limited to vaccines & worming[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Weight Issues” tab_id=”1610854964736-8-08cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1619483347917{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]Dogs are known to eat eat eat eat and eat without knowing when to stop. American Bulldog are no different, but the difference is, they are at low risk for overweight. Even though that’s the case, you still need to make sure your bulldog is getting it’s daily exercise needs and the right portion servings of food daily.

If you are unsure how much exercise or food your dog needs, please visit your local Vet for a full examination.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][/vc_tour][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][ultimate_heading]

Trainability

[/ultimate_heading][vc_tour interval=”0″][vc_tab title=”Easy to Train” tab_id=”c86ca579-1e28-48cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1618460230224{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]American Bulldog are an intelligence breed bred as a working dog, as long as you understand how to handle stubborn dogs, training an American Bulldog will not be difficult.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Intelligence” tab_id=”1610854823773-6-38cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1618460345170{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]The American Bulldog is not ranked in the top #100 on the official Intelligence ranking in the world.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Biting Issues” tab_id=”1610854958604-6-108cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1619486255919{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]Biting issues are usually more present during puppyhood as it is more recommended for them to play-fight with their brothers and sisters so they learn about bite inhibition. The Bulldog can be mouthy if not trained from a young age. While they are usually more aggression than an affectionate gesture, however, if not trained correctly by a very experienced owner, the American Bulldog may get themselves into trouble.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Predator Instinct” tab_id=”1610854963226-7-38cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1618460412015{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]American Bulldog have an above average prey drive, they will chase only what interest them. As the owner, you will need to constantly keep their energy levels in check which will help keep their prey drive in check, you can do this by setting it daily activities with your malamute such as daily walks and jogs.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Barking & Howling” tab_id=”1610854964736-8-08cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1618460491752{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]Do you know, why do dogs bark? Some breeds loves to bark at anything in sight, other enjoys howling. One of the most common rehome issues is due to the tendency to bark or howl. When choosing a dog, you need to understand how much you can withstand their natural behavioural before it becomes an issue.

With a American Bulldog, they do not have quite a tenacity to bark, but will still do when they feel threatened or with unexpected guests.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Exploring Potential” tab_id=”1610855395467-5-78cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1618460547489{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]While they do not have a massive prey drive, do they have wanderlust potential, absolutely. They are not escape artists like an Siberian Husky but at times they may find a way to escape when bored and left in an enclosure.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][/vc_tour][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][ultimate_heading]

Important Factors

[/ultimate_heading][vc_tour interval=”0″][vc_tab title=”Energy Levels” tab_id=”c86ca579-1e28-48cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1618460591213{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]American Bulldog was originally bred to be a working dog. This means they naturally have tons of energy and needs to have a very active owner.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Intensity” tab_id=”1610854823773-6-38cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1618460622295{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]American Bulldog is a vigorous dog, despite having lots of energy. This means, unless properly trained, they may develop some unwanted habits such as straining on leash during walks or eating and drinking in excessive mouthfuls.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Exercise” tab_id=”1610854958604-6-108cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1618460637409{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]American Bulldog not just have the energy to walk daily, they need to be walking daily. They are fine with long walks or jogs.

Without enough exercise daily, you may see unwanted behaviours such as barking, howling, chewing, digging, and at times even destruction.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Playfullness” tab_id=”1610854963226-7-38cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star-half” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1618460674122{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]As we already know, American Bulldog cannot tolerate being alone, that means, they love being around their family at all times, with their huge energy reserve to back it up, they can play all day as well.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Personality” tab_id=”1610854964736-8-08cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1618460824425{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]American Bulldog are friendly, intelligent and affectionate. Let’s not forget super loyal. This makes them quite prone to having territorial aggression if not trained properly. However, if trained well, they make a very good family dog or even a guard dog due to their big size and muscular body.

As it’s never their intention to be destructive, if they are not mentally or physically stimulated constantly, they can be a home wrecker.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Feeding” tab_id=”1610855395467-5-78cf6-ccbd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/5″][dt_icon icon_alignment=”icon_center” dt_icon=”fas fa-star” dt_icon_size=”16px” dt_icon_bg_size=”32px” dt_icon_border_width=”0px” icon_border_gap=”0px” dt_icon_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1618460848969{margin-top: 20px !important;}”]American Bulldog are not known to be fussy eaters, they will generally eat anything you throw at them.

They is no recommended daily amount for a American Bulldog as their size fluctuate from different heritages or background. It is most recommended to consult your local vet for the best options for a healthy balanced diet.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][/vc_tour][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][ultimate_heading sub_heading_margin=”margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:20px;”]

Breed History

[/ultimate_heading][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1618470672861{margin-bottom: 20px !important;}”]The American Bulldog was bred to be a farm utility dog and a guard dog, which nearly died out during World War I and World War II with John D. Johnson and Alan Scott responsible for bringing the breed back from the brink of extinction.

Fun Fact: The average American Bulldog can be easily spotted for their clownish behaviour when they are happy, comfortable and excited.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][dt_fancy_image image_id=”61443″ width=”800″][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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