Finding the perfect English Bulldog puppies for sale in Connecticut can be easy or hard, depending on where and how you look. It is highly advised that you start your puppy search through us. We have a database that includes some of the best English Bulldog Breeders in Connecticut. Not only that, we also aid you in selecting a specific pup through our easy-to-fill-out puppy search form and a team of dedicated puppy counselors.
Are Bulldogs Right for You and/or Your Household?
Before making a final decision and bringing a puppy home, you want to be sure that the pup will fit your personal circumstances and household situation. You may want to read a few Bulldog puppies reviews, learn about their temperament, their breed characteristics, grooming, health, and training concerns. By doing so, you ensure that your puppy are perfect for each other.
Everything about a Bulldog can be found online. Browse kennel clubs, puppy providers, and nonprofit organizations. In fact, most of these websites will tell you that the last thing you want to do is buy a Bulldog from a pet shop. The added effort of finding the best breeders is well worth it. This is because English Bulldog Breeders genuinely love the breed, and will only provide you with healthy pups. An added bonus is that breeders have a tendency to be attached to the litters they sold. Hence, they don't mind the occasional phone call if you happen to be stumped.
When you say “Bulldog”, it usually refers the English bulldog. Other branches are the American Bulldog, Old English bulldog, and French Bulldog. The breed was named for their popularity as bull baiters and bear baiters. This was during the 15th and 16th century. This breed has a popular following. In fact, Bulldogs have served as mascots for the British Army, U.S. Marine corps, etc.
Based on English Bulldog breeders in Connecticut, the breed standard is sourced from guidelines set forth by the American Kennel Club and the United Kingdom (UK) Kennel Club. Males are around 45 to 55 pounds and females around 40 to 45 pounds in weight. The breed is characterized by its wide head and equally wide shoulders. In fact, a rule of thumb when buying a Bulldog puppy, is that “the wider the head, the more desirable the pup”.
The Bulldog has a distinctively protruding lower jaw. This results in a visible overbite. The eyes are big and round. The muzzle is short. The nose is big, usually black and has the characteristic “ropes” or folds of skin directly above it. The body is small, wide and extremely muscular. The feet are set wide apart, muscular, but short. This gives the Bulldog a bravado filled and relaxed gait while it walks. The coat is short, flat, and the fur that sheds moderately. The coloration of the fur can be fawn, red, bridle, etc.
Its distinctive appearance gives a Bulldog a bad rep, BUT in truth, this breed is one of the most docile and patient breeds. Bulldogs are legendary as nanny dogs because they are built tough and do not mind the playfulness and “free” hands of a child. Aside from this, they are also highly sociable and caring to every household member. Another desirable trait is that Bulldogs tend to stay within the bounds of the home. They will not go out of bounds without someone accompanying them, even if the door or the gate was accidentally left open.