The Bulldog is a beloved dog breed known for its friendly, calm, courageous temperament and short, smooth coat. Classified as a non-sporting breed, the Bulldog is a medium dog with an average weight of 40-50 pounds and a height of 12-16 inches.
This breed typically has a 8-10 year life span and requires low amount of exercise per day. As for grooming needs, the Bulldog has low grooming requirements.
In this guide, we’ll take a closer look at the Bulldog’s personality traits, exercise and grooming needs, as well as common health issues associated with the breed.
Bulldog Breed Information
Breed Group: non-sporting
Average Weight (lbs): 40-50
Average Height (in): 12-16
Life Expectancy (years): 8-10
Daily Sleep: 12-14 hours
Coat Type: short, smooth
Coat Colors: white, fawn, brindle
Bulldog Temperament and Personality
Temperament: friendly, calm, courageous
Trainability: can be stubborn, requires patience and positive training
Exercise Needs: low
Grooming Needs: low
Common Health Issues: brachycephalic airway syndrome, hip dysplasia, cherry eye
To learn more about this breed, visit our Dog Breeds category.