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English Bulldog Puppies For Sale
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English Bulldog History
Before becoming one of the popular show dogs today, the English Bulldog breed’s ancestors were first bred for bull baiting. This breed is a descendant of ancient Mastiffs that came from Asia but were brought to the European continent by nomads. Mastiffs were bred in the past for more “violent” work, such as tackling and bringing down aggressive prey and fighting.
Bulldogs were used for bull baiting because their wide lower jaws and short muzzles were very important in clamping down on a bull’s nose. The nose had to be upturned so that even with a vise-like grip on the bull, the dog could still breathe. The breed has even gained popularity in many historical works, most especially in the work of Shakespeare, King Henry VI. In 1835, when animal baiting contests were forbidden in England, the dogs were then exported to America and Germany and helped to create the Boxer breed. The rest of the working Bulldog in England were then crossbred with Pugs in order to create a family pet that is docile and stocky – now known as the English Bulldog. This breed was first registered by AKC in 1934.
English Bulldog’s Appearance
The English Bulldog is a medium-sized compact dog that is wide. It also has short legs. The head and the body are massive and have extra skin on the forehead and the skull that fall into folds. The muzzle of the English Bulldog is short, wide, and pug that comes with a deep and broad stop. The black nose is broad and has large nostrils. The English Bulldog also has dark, deep-set eyes. The ears are thin, small, and set high on the head of the dog. This breed also sports massive, broad, and square jaws, with hanging upper lips. The teeth should sport an under bite. The tail could either be screwed and carried low or straight. Their coat is smooth, straight, and glossy. The colors of the coat could either have shades of brindle, from red, fawn, piebald, solid white, fallow, washed-out red, pale yellow, or a combination of these.
English Bulldog’s Temperament
Though English Bulldogs may appear intimidating, these dogs are actually among the gentlest dogs on earth. This is very protective of its family and will give chase to any intruder, as its history shows that it is brave enough to bait animals bigger than it is. This breed is gentle with children and is very affectionate and dependable. English Bulldogs are also known for its courage and amazing guarding qualities. These dogs also do not give up easily and would try to seek human attention as much as they could. To make this dog happy, it needs a lot of human attention.
These dogs have to be exposed to other animals in the house, as well as the other members of the family as soon as possible so that they will not be suspicious of them.
English Bulldog’s Role
English Bulldogs make excellent family pets because they are known to form good and strong bonds with children. They may look fierce but are actually very protective and gentle. They make good guard dogs as they are able to scare away intruders and are very persistent. The English Bulldog makes the perfect indoor dog.