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German Bulldog
2013-06-13 16:14:33

The German bulldog, known in the German language as the Bullenbeisser, is an extinct breed of dog that was noted for its agility and strength. The name Bullenbeisser translates to bull-biter and it was thought to be related to or the same as the Bärenbeisser (bear-biter). The extinction of this breed was caused by excessive crossbreeding, like the old time bulldog, but it was used by German...

Toy Bulldog
2013-06-11 11:37:04

The toy bulldog is a breed of domestic dog that once existed between the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The first attempt to develop this species occurred when breeders tried to make the bulldog smaller. This was conducted by breeding small bulldogs, but did not result in consistent, healthy toy puppies, with some litters containing normal sized puppies. Another attempt to develop...

Olde English Bulldogge
2008-05-27 23:14:49

The Olde English Bulldogge is a recreation of the Old English Bulldog, an extinct bull-baiting breed which existed in England during the 19th century. After the Cruelty to Animals Act was passed in Parliament in 1835, blood sport was outlawed, and the breed quickly became extinct. The Olde English Bulldogge was developed a century later in the 1970s by David Leavitt, of Coatesville,...

Old English Bulldog
2008-05-27 23:09:36

The Old English Bulldog is an extinct breed which was derived from ancient war breeds such as the Mastiff and the Alaunt. The breed was eventually crossed with the Greyhound to increase the speed and reduce the weight of specimens at that time. The breed was used for bull-baiting and dog fighting. When the Cruelty to Animals Act was passed in 1835, the breeding of the Old English Bulldog hit a...

French Bulldog
2008-05-24 15:23:13

The French Bulldog is a breed that began when some English bulldog fanciers wanted a similar breed which was not developed for dog fighting. This bulldog was small and became more popular as artisans escaping England's Industrial Revolution moved to France. They became favorites of the street walkers as well as the Russian Royal Family and King Edward VII. The breed was recognized in the late...

Bulldog
2008-05-18 22:53:46

The Bulldog, also called the British or English Bulldog is a stocky, medium-sized breed that originated in England. The term "bulldog" was first used in the late 1500s. The Bulldog was bred in England over a period of time; it is a cross between a pug and a mastiff, originally used for bullbating. The body of the Bulldog is compact with short appendages. The trademark feature of the bulldog...

Australian Bulldog
2007-12-18 11:53:18

The Australian Bulldog is a developing dog breed from Australia; development began in the 1990s in an attempt to create a dog that looked like a bulldog but lacked its health problems. There are two separate parent breed clubs for the Australian Bulldog, one run by the original founders of the breed, Noel and Tina Green.

Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog
2007-12-18 11:31:32

The Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog is a rare breed developed in Georgia. Some say that the Alapaha is identical to the American Bulldog, and there are only two registries for the breed. Regardless of its questionable origin, the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog is a muscular, sturdy breed. The breed weighs anywhere from 60 to 90 pounds and stands 19 to 26 inches high. Their color is typically white...

American Bulldog
2007-12-18 11:08:07

The American Bulldog is a working dog breed developed for protecting property and catching livestock. There are two types of American Bulldog, the Classic (Johnson, Bully) or Standard (Scott, Performance) type. The Standard Bulldog is often mistaken for the American Pit Bull Terrier because of its appearance. The Standard does resemble the Pit Bull on many points however the Pit Bull's head is...

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