The Long Island Kennel Club Presents Tail-Wagging Fun for the Whole Family at the Long Island Dog Festival, including a Bulldog Kissing Booth, Sunday, May 19 at the Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay.
What They Are Like to Live With.
Bulldogs may look hard, but inside theyre mild and sweet. They have a friendly character– showing to be your supreme pal– and a fond accessory to house and household. Often this attachment grows so strong, theyll stay inside till you insist they head out. Their trademark nastiness has decreased over the last 150 years, they still have an unrelenting personality, which they put to great usage when trying to get your attention. If you dont get their subtle suggestions to snuggle and play, they will not provide up till they get what they want.
Bulldogs are credible, faithful and faithful. They likewise have a remarkable persistence and tolerance, getting along notoriously with other family pets and kids. House lazy-bones and residents might discover Bulldogs the perfect animal: They do not need extreme space, and they like absolutely nothing better than hanging out on a sofa or a beanbag all afternoon.
Perfect Human Companion.
Weight: 40– 50 pounds (18.14– 22.68 kg).
Height: 12– 16 inches (30.48– 40.64 cm).
The Look of a Bulldog.
Bulldogs are short, strong and stocky. A regular Bulldog has a relatively broad head with cheeks that draw back behind the eyes. Thick folds of skin on the forehead lead down to a brief muzzle, a broad black nose, a hanging upper lip and an undershot lower jaw.
If you have a Bulldog pup, training is nearly a requirement. A healthy bulldog can live as long as 10 years, but they have a long list of genetic health issues.
A typical Bulldog has a fairly broad head with cheeks that draw back behind the eyes. A regular Bulldog has a relatively wide head with cheeks that draw back behind the eyes. Doggie play-dates with other Bulldogs are healthy diversions. If you have a Bulldog puppy, training is almost a requirement. A healthy bulldog can live as long as 10 years, but they have a long list of hereditary health problems.
Tough and strong looking.
Friendly and caring.
Easy to train.
Mellow and relaxed.
Durable and brave.
Bulldogs are not your finest alternative for a watchdog: They may intimidate a complete stranger (or somebody approaching the house suspiciously) with their appearances, however when push pertains to press they will get along or passive.
A Bulldog asleep with his tongue out. Photography © Lindsay_Helms|Getty Images.
Things You Should Know.
Doggie play-dates with other Bulldogs are healthy diversions. If can handle having two Bulldogs of the opposite sex in your home, thats even much better (as long as everybody is spayed/neutered).
Easy to train, Bulldogs like to get along with and become part of the pack. If you have a Bulldog young pup, training is practically a requirement.
Bulldogs, like Pugs, value ambient temperature level levels– neither too hot nor too cold– and likewise like Pugs, they tend to snort and snore.
A healthy bulldog can live as long as 10 years, nevertheless they have a long list of genetic health concerns. Some Bulldogs suffer breathing issues, hip/knee concerns and vision problems.
Bulldogs have in fact been bred in England for centuries. Initially used in the 17th century for bull baiting– a wagering sport in which dogs combated bulls in a ring– they had smaller heads and more athletic frames (similar to the Olde English Bulldogge). When bull baiting was forbidden in 1835, Bulldogs were bred to be kinder, heavier and more unwinded, eventually becoming a hit on the family pet dog reveal circuit and, naturally, as household animals.