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Breed:

Bulldog

Group (AKC):

Non-sporting

Country of OriginEngland during the Middle Ages
Type of coatsmooth shedding
Groomingregular brushing, ear cleaning, nail trimming, clean out wrinkles on face and forehead  daily, powder with corn starch to prevent infections
Average height13-15 inches
Average weight40-60 pounds
Activity levellow
Watchdogvery low
Protectionno
Intelligencelow to medium
Trainabilitylow, stubborn
Compatibility with childrenvery good, no roughhousing, good family dog, be wary of strength with small children
Charactergood sociability
Ideal home environmentapartment is OK if exercised regularly
Ideal owneractive, capable leader with time to train and exercise
Suggestions:early obedience training (firm and persistent) and socializaion, no jogging, do not  over feed, use harness rather than correction (choke chain) type collar, use prong  (pinch) collar in training to prevent damage to sensitive trachea
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