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American Bulldog Information

BREED GROUP:  Molossoids, Mastiffs, and Bulldog Breeds

WEIGHT:  60-125 lbs., in proportion to height.

HEIGHT:  18-26 in.

COLOR(S):  Black, red, brown, fawn, brindle, with white markings, solid white. Never solid black, blue, merle, or tricolor, never with full black mask.

COAT:  Short, close, varies from smooth to stiff to touch. 1 in. or less in length. Never with fringe, wave, or furnishings.

OTHER NAME(S):  Old Country Bulldog; Old English White; Scott Type American Bulldog; Johnson Type American Bulldog

APPEARANCE:  Head: Large and box-shaped with a square skull. Eyes: Wide-set. Ears: Small, high-set rose or flap ears. Muzzle: Short, broad and deep. Nose: Black and self-colored according to coat. Bite: Slightly undershot. Neck: Short, thick and muscular. Top-line: Level. Chest: Broad and deep, with ribs well sprung. Body: Extremely well-muscled with thick, muscular, broad shoulders. Legs: Forelegs are strong and straight, with the hind legs being heavy boned, covered in hard, powerful muscles, but not as broad as the shoulders. Feet: Compact. Tail: Usually docked, but, if not, is low lying and long. Movement: Strong and driving, yet very agile. Temperament: Protective and aloof with strangers.