Bulldogs are hard to mistake for any other breed. They have a muscular body, wrinkled face, and a distinctive pushed-in nose that makes them easy to identify compared to other dog breeds.
Bulldogs were first registered with The American Kennel Club in 1886, and the Bulldog Club of America was formed in 1890. Bulldogs ranked sixth in the AKC rankings last 2010.
These dogs cannot tolerate extreme cold and were meant to stay indoors. Their short noses mean that their nasal passages aren’t long enough to warm up the cold air when they breathe.
Generally, Bulldogs are known for getting along well with children, other dogs, and other pets. Bulldogs love children and are very easy to train as a family pet.
Moderate exercise and walking outdoors may help the dog to stay trim. They also enjoy a good splash in the water, especially on a hot day. However, most Bulldogs do not have a natural ability to swim, especially when their head and shoulders become very large in proportion to their tiny body.
Bulldogs not the type of dogs that were meant to live in the outdoors and should be kept in the air-conditioned comfort of the indoors. This not only keeps them from having a heat stroke but also allows them to enjoy the company of their beloved family.