Info In regards to the Olde English Bulldogge Canine Breed

Proud parents of an Old English Bulldog wanting to learn more or considering getting an Old English Bulldog? Find out the facts about this dog breed here:

Brief facts about the old English bulldog

An old English bulldog.

  • Weight: 65-130 pounds | male
    60-120 pounds | Female
  • Height: 19 – 25 inches | male
    18 – 24 inches | Female

Old English Bulldogs are sturdy, muscular, and boneless – yet a bit nimble and athletic. Their strong, bulky heads have broad snouts and furrowed brows. Their ears can be perky or drooping. They have thick, strong necks and stocky legs – which creates a somewhat “mischievous” body. Old English Bulldogs have short, coarse coats that can appear white with red, gray, and brindle spots. or spot colors of deer, red, black, or black and white.


  • Loyal to
  • Sporty
  • Docile
  • protection
  • bold

Who gets along with old English bulldogs?

  • Familys
  • Active, sporty types
  • Experienced dog handlers

How do you live?

Old English Bulldogs may look “ready to rumble”, but in reality they are cute and gentle dogs with an attitude that suits them. They are very quick to respond to orders and are extremely loyal to their families. Old English bulldogs will bend over backwards to please.

Olde English Bulldogges are robust and athletic and have impressive strength and endurance. However, you may prefer long walks rather than cross-country skiing. Olde English Bulldogges always play in the back yard or play on the carpet. They are friendly and sociable – even with strangers. But these dogs will cause a riot when they sense a real threat.

Things you should know

Old English Bulldogs can live up to 12 years. Some of the healthier bulldog breeds may still be prone to hip dysplasia and other common health problems. Old English bulldogs are also prone to bloat. Feed them smaller meals throughout the day to prevent this from happening.

Old English bulldog story

Over the past few centuries, the bulldog has gone through many changes, becoming heavier and less athletic. In 1971, Pennsylvania-born David Leavitt set out to create an English bulldog in the traditional sense – less intense, nimble, and healthier. By crossing the Bulldog, American Pit Bull Terrier, Bullmastiff, and American Bulldog, Mr. Leavitt managed to create today’s Olde English Bulldog.

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