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American Bandogge Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about American Bandogge so you can get to know the breed more.

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OriginEngland flagEngland United States flagUnited States
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed American Bulldog and Mastiff mix

American Bandogge Price and Availability

Price
How much does the American Bandogge puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of an American Bandogge in the United States? How much money is an American Bandogge?

Where to buy an American Bandogge with a good pedigree?

$500-$600
If you choose to purchase the American Bandogge, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a American Bandogge for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the American Bandogge gets to a happy place.
Availability
How easy is it to get a American Bandogge? How many American Bandogge are there in the world?
Frequent: The American Bandogge is easier than average to get. Maybe there is some risk of overbreeding, as it is a popular breed.

Due to its popularity, inbreeding may occur. A new study shows that inbreeding contributes to the incidence of disease and health problems.

So be careful and seek the help of an experienced person or a professional, in making your decision.

American Bandogge Size

Size
Is an American Bandogge small, medium or large dog?

How big do American Bandogge get?

What is the average size of an American Bandogge?

LargeGiant
Weight
How much does the American Bandogge weigh? How much should an American Bandogge weight? What is the normal weight of an American Bandogge? How much does a full-grown American Bandogge weight?
Male: 70-120 pounds (32-54 kg), Female: 60-100 pounds (27-45 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of an American Bandogge?
Male: 95 pounds (43 kg), Female: 80 pounds (36 kg)
Height
How tall is the American Bandogge? American Bandogge height:
Male: 22-28 inches (55-70 cm), Female: 20-26 inches (52-65 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of an American Bandogge?
Male: 25 inches (62.5 cm), Female: 23 inches (58.5 cm)

American Bandogge Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the American Bandogge have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
FineDense
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color are proper American Bandogge coats?
Black White BrownFawn Brindle Apricot
Grooming
How to groom the American Bandogge and how often? How often should I take my American Bandogge to the groomer?
Easy to groom: The American Bandogge doesn't require a lot of grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary.

Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections. American Bandogge is a good choice if you don't have the time, skill, or money to take care of a high-maintenance dog.

Recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do American Bandogge dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the American Bandogge? Do American Bandogge dogs shed a lot?
American Bandogge dogs shed moderately. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. Regular brushing reduces the amount of hair that sheds. It mostly depends on their health status and breed type.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the American Bandogge need a bath? How often should you give an American Bandogge a bath? Can I bathe my American Bandogge every day?
4-6 weeks
Average. Experts recommended at least every 4-6 weeks for this family pup. According to a study, 56% of pet parents don’t bathe their dogs as frequently as they should, and 60% use the sniff test when deciding when it’s bath time.

Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one. It’s also a good time to look for unusual scratches, bumps, fleas, and other irregularities. When their hair is wet and flat against their body, these details are more visible.

American Bandogge Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the American Bandogge have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
LovingEnergeticProtectiveAlertCourageousIntelligentAffectionateLoyalGentleGoingSocialCheerful
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the American Bandogge? Is the American Bandogge breed dumb or smart?
Average: It takes patience to teach this breed any tricks or commands, but the effort is worth it. They understand and remember new commands after an average of 25-40 repetitions.

The American Bandogge ranks average in the intelligence ranking of dogs.

Trainability
Are American Bandogge dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training? How hard is it to train an American Bandogge?
American Bandogge dogs are quite easy to train. Sometimes they can be challenging, but if you're consistent in teaching new commands they will obey for sure.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
Average: American Bandogges, like any other dog breed, like playing. Sometimes they bark in excitement for playing, but they are not the most playful dog breed.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? American Bandogge sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. American Bandogge dogs don't tolerate irregular daily routines, noisy households, and frequent guest visits really well.

They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.

Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Is an American Bandogge a good family dog?
High: American Bandogge dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving, and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and are considered great therapy dogs for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the American Bandogge need? American Bandogge social needs:
American Bandogge dogs are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Barking
Do American Bandogge dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my American Bandogge bark?
Low to Average: The American Bandogge rarely barks. This breed could be a good choice if you're looking for a quiet breed. They don't bark unless there is a good reason.

Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention-seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.

Watchdog Ability
Is American Bandogge good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
American Bandogge dogs are one of the best watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're very consistent in their effort. The best vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're very territorial and protective about their property, so the American Bandogge dogs will alert you if they sense something different.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do American Bandogge dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
American Bandogge dogs are extremely protective guard dogs. This breed doesn't hesitate to protect its territory so the American Bandogge can be a good choice if you want an excellent guard dog. Keep calm and the American Bandogge will take care of unwanted people or animals.
Biting Potential
Do American Bandogge bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the American Bandogge? What are the odds of getting bitten by a American Bandogge? Why do dog bites happen?

Moderate

The American Bandogge has an average chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Bite Force
Does the American Bandogge has a hard bite? What is the bite force of an American Bandogge? How much bite force does an American Bandogge have?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

American Bandogge bite force: Ordinary. Average dogs have a bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.

The American Bandogge, and many others, have a fearsome presence because they have significant jaw strength, so it is important not to anger the dog and have it around strangers until it is fully trained.

However, they are usually quite calm and good companions, they work well in families and are easy to care for.

Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the American Bandogge do?
American Bandogge dogs have an average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but American Bandogge dogs need to be taught a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the American Bandogge to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does American Bandogge roam?
American Bandogge dogs tend to escape less than other breeds. They have low to average wanderlust potential. Exploring the world is not the best activity they can imagine.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does American Bandogge have high prey drive?
American Bandogge dogs have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Apartment Friendly
Is American Bandogge good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat? Can you have an American Bandogge in an apartment?
It is not the best choice if you want to keep them indoors, however, with careful exercise and several walks a day, they will tolerate the indoor environment, so it is possible to keep American Bandogge indoors.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
American Bandogge dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
How long can an American Bandogge be left alone? How long can you leave an American Bandogge alone?
American Bandogge dogs do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.

American Bandogge Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? American Bandogge temperament with other people:
American Bandogge dogs are average friendly towards strangers.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do American Bandogge dogs get along with other pets? Are American Bandogge dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
American Bandogge dogs are usually friendly towards other pets.
Child Friendly
Are American Bandogge dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? American Bandogge temperament with children:
American Bandogge dogs are very kid-friendly dogs. This breed enjoys being surrounded by children.
Cat Friendly
How well do American Bandogge dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats? Can the American Bandogge breed live with a cat?
American Bandogge dogs are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is American Bandogge good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do American Bandogge dogs get along with other dogs?
American Bandogge dogs are average friendly towards other dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Is American Bandogge breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners? Is American Bandogge breed suitable for first-time owners?
Yes
American Bandogge dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are American Bandogge dogs good office canines? Do American Bandogge dogs make good office-friendly pets? Can they be office dogs?
No
American Bandogge is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do American Bandogge dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the American Bandogge temperament with senior people? Are American Bandogge dogs good for elderly owners?
American Bandogges are one of the best breeds for elderly people.

American Bandogge Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do American Bandogge dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The American Bandogge is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the American Bandogge breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the American Bandogge breed? Most common health risks of American Bandogge:
Hip DysplasiaAllergiesCancerProgressive retinal atrophy (PRA)BloatEntropionCherry EyeEctropionElbow DysplasiaSeizuresCystinuria
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the American Bandogge breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the American Bandogge see the vet?
Average
The American Bandogge should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year. If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do American Bandogge dogs live? How old can a American Bandogge be? What is the age limit of the American Bandogge? How many years can the oldest American Bandogge live?

What is the average life expectancy / lifespan of an American Bandogge?

How long is the lifespan of an American Bandogge?

10-12 years
The average lifespan of American Bandogge: 11 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the American Bandogge breed hypoallergenic?
No
American Bandogge dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reactions. Some dog breeds are even considered to higher possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the American Bandogge have? What is the activity level of the American Bandogge?
American Bandogge dogs have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much exercise does an American Bandogge need? How much exercise do American Bandogge dogs require per day?

Do American Bandogge dogs need a lot of exercises?

American Bandogge dogs have an average exercise need. This breed is satisfied with short walks every weekday and a long ones on weekends.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does the American Bandogge breed need?
American Bandogge dogs like sleeping so they do sleep a lot. They're not the most active dog breed. If you live an active life, this breed can be a bad choice for you.
Average daily food consumption
How much food does an American Bandogge need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does an American Bandogge breed eat per day? What is good dog food for American Bandogge? How much food should I feed my American Bandogge?
3 to 5 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? American Bandogge risk for obesity:
Average: The American Bandogge has an average risk for obesity. Daily walks should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding.

If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the American Bandogge weight regularly.

Weather and Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot or cold weather and climate?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Different dogs have different preferences when it comes to weather conditions. However, in general, most dogs prefer average to warm weather conditions, as they typically find hot weather conditions to be uncomfortable and taxing.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?

Medium

The American Bandogge has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling Tendency
Does the American Bandogge drool?
The American Bandogge is a big drooler, so if you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, you should choose a dog from another breed. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool much more than others, just like the American Bandogge.

If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

American Bandogge As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can American Bandogge be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?

Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act).

American Bandogge is not the best breed for service purposes.

Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can American Bandogge be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a American Bandogge be an emotional support animal?

Not really

This breed is generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and people with anxiety disorders or autism.

American Bandogge is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.

Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can American Bandogge be a sniffer dog?

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases. A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.

American Bandogge is not the best breed for detection purposes.

Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can American Bandogge be a search and rescue dog?

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog. The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and locating missing people.

The American Bandogge is not the best breed for SAR purposes.

Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can American Bandogge be a boat dog?

Not really

American Bandogge breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.

Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages. They were typically used for three purposes: as a working dog, a watchdog, and as a companion. A boat dog is a term used to describe a type of dog that was traditionally bred and used as a working dog on boats.

Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can American Bandogge be a drafting dog?

Yes

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination.

American Bandogge breed is a good choice for drafting purposes.

Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where American Bandogge dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

American Bandogge Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long is an American Bandogge pregnant?How long does it take to have puppies? How to tell if the American Bandogge breed is pregnant?

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female American Bandogge: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days.

During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge.

The second part is the Estrus when the female is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days.

The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color.

The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the female’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating.

The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.

Litter Frequency

Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the American Bandogge have in a litter? How many puppies can the American Bandogge breed have for the first time? How many puppies does an American Bandogge have? How many puppies can an American Bandogge give birth to?
3-5 puppies

American Bandogge Recognition

AKC Group
Is American Bandogge recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is American Bandogge recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.

American Bandogge Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Grooming: Easy to groom: The American Bandogge doesn't require a lot of grooming.
  • Watchdog Ability: American Bandogge dogs are one of the best watchdogs.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: American Bandogge dogs tend to escape less than other breeds.
  • Adaptability: American Bandogge dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Child Friendly: American Bandogge dogs are very kid-friendly dogs.
  • Cat Friendly: American Bandogge dogs are cat-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: American Bandogges are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
  • Good For First Time Owners: American Bandogge dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
  • Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog: A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: American Bandogge dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reactions.
  • Drooling Tendency: The American Bandogge is a big drooler, so if you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, you should choose a dog from another breed.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: American Bandogge dogs do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
  • Office Friendly: American Bandogge is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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