old english bulldog

old english bulldog

English Bulldog Whining

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Bulldog is the name for a breed of dog commonly referred to as the English 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. The American Kennel Club The Kennel Club (UK), and the United Kennel Club oversee breeding standards Appearance Bulldog, Purebred six-month-old puppy from AKC Champion bloodlines 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 rope above the nose; hanging skin under the neck; drooping lips and pointed teeth, and occasionally an underbite. The coat is short, flat, and sleek, with colors of red, fawn, white, brindle, and piebald Example of four-year-old English Bulldog of champion bloodline, side view. Notice the "rope" over the nose, and pronounced underbite In the UK, the breed standards are 50 pounds for a male and 40 pounds for olde old johnson a female In the United States, a typical mature male weighs 45 to 55 pounds. Mature females weigh about 45 pounds bully bullies Bulldogs are one of the few breeds whose tail is naturally short and either straight or screwed and thus is not cut or docked as with some other breeds. A straight tail is a more desirable tail according the breed standard mini miniature set forth by the BCA if it is facing downward, not upwards. Temperament According to the American Kennel Club (AKC), a bull dog dogs Bulldog's disposition should be "equable and kind, resolute, and courageous (not vicious or aggressive), and demeanor should be pacific and dignified. These attributes should be countenanced by the expression and behavior. Breeders have worked kennel kennels pound to reduce/remove aggression from these dogs. Eventually, the dog rabid rabies dogs canine canines puppy puppies pup pups cute cutest cutie sweet bark barking barks howl howls train trains training trainer trainers pet pets competition competitions groom grooms grooming run runs walk walking walks funny americas funniest home videos camera caught on tape tapes video videos entertainment television tv comedy hilarious stupid dumb retarded british crazy insane jump jumps hop hops doggy doggies poo poos poop poops pee pees urine scat litter box boxes leash leashes exercise Bulldog is known to be of good temperament. Most have a friendly, patient nature. Generally, Bulldogs are known for getting along well with children, other dogs, and pets They can become so attached to home and family, that they will not venture out of the yard without a human companion. They are also more likely to sleep on someone's lap than chase a ball around the yard. History Painting of a Bulldog from 1790 by English artist Philip Reinagle Painting of a Bulldog by Arthur Heyer The term "Bulldog" was first mentioned in literature around 1500, the oldest spelling of the word being Bondogge and Bolddogge. The first reference to the word with the modern spelling is dated 1631 or 1632 in a letter by a man named Preswick Eaton where he writes: "procuer mee two good Bulldogs, and let them be sent by ye first shipp. The name "bull" was applied because of the dog's use in the sport of bull baiting. This entailed the setting of dogs (after placing wagers on each dog) onto a tethered bull. The dog that grabbed the bull by the nose and pinned it to the ground would be the victor. It was common for a bull to maim or kill several dogs at such an event, either by goring, tossing, or trampling. Over the centuries, dogs used for bull-baiting developed the stocky bodies and massive heads and jaws that typify the breed as well as a ferocious and savage temperament. Bull-baiting, along with bear-baiting, reached the peak of its popularity in England in the early 1800s un...