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English Bulldog Information

BREED GROUP:  Molossoids, Mastiffs, and Bulldog Breeds

WEIGHT:  40-58 lbs., in proportion to height.

HEIGHT:  12-14 in.

COLOR(S):  Solid white, and various shades of solid tan to red, various shades of brindle, black (less desirable), all with or without white markings (piebald).

COAT:  Short, close, glossy, fine, straight without feathering, fringing, or waves.

OTHER NAME(S):  English Bulldog, BULLDOG; BRITTISH BULLDOG;

APPEARANCE:  Head: Large and square. Eyes: Set wide apart and slight above the level of the nose. Ears: Set wide apart, small and rose shaped. Muzzle: Short, broad and deep. Nose: Black and self-colored according to coat. Bite: Undershot, with lower jaw projected in front of upper jaw. Neck: Short, very thick and strong. Top-line: Roached. Chest: Broad and deep, with well-sprung ribs. Body: Back is short and broad at shoulders but narrows at the loins. Legs: Forelegs are straight, strong, short and set wide apart. Hind legs are muscular and longer than forelegs, with hocks let well down. Feet: Round, large and slightly turned outward. Tail: Set low, medium length and tapered to the tip. Movement: Strong and driving, yet very agile. Temperament: Protective and aloof with strangers.