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Bullmatian Information & Dog Breed Facts

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

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Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed

Bullmatian Size and Weight

Is a Bullmatian small, medium or large dog?

How big do Bullmatian get?

What is the average size of a Bullmatian?

How much does the Bullmatian weigh? How much should a Bullmatian weight? What is the normal weight of a Bullmatian? How much does a full-grown Bullmatian weight?
40-65 pounds (18-30 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of a Bullmatian?
52.5 pounds (24 kg)
How tall is the Bullmatian? Bullmatian height:
12-25 inches (30-64 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of a Bullmatian?
18.5 inches (47 cm)

Bullmatian Price and Availability

How much does the Bullmatian puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of a Bullmatian in the United States? How much money is a Bullmatian?

Where to buy a Bullmatian with a good pedigree?

If you choose to purchase the Bullmatian, 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 Bullmatian for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Bullmatian gets to a happy place.
How easy is it to get a Bullmatian? How many Bullmatian are there in the world?
Average: The Bullmatian is a commonly available dog breed. There is less risk of overbreeding compared to the very popular dogs.

Of course, they may be more popular in some countries, and inbreeding may occur, so be careful.

Bullmatian Trainability and Intelligence

Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Bullmatian? Is the Bullmatian breed dumb or smart?
Smart: The Bullmatian dogs have great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.

The Bullmatian is among the smartest dogs in the intelligence ranking.

Are Bullmatian dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training? How hard is it to train a Bullmatian?
Bullmatian 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.
Watchdog Ability
Is Bullmatian good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Bullmatian dogs are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but observation isn't considered their main job.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Bullmatian dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Bullmatian dogs are average defenders. Some dogs are very protective of their territory, while others easily let a stranger to trespass. This breed is not sure to defend its territory in every situation.

Bullmatian Personality and Temperament

What kind of personality does the Bullmatian have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Bullmatian sensitivity:
Bullmatian dogs have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed. Sometimes it's okay to change the daily routine, have guests and listen to loud music.

Some dogs handle moderate punishment very well, while others crumble apart at a dirty look. This breed is not affected emotionally by moderate punishment.

Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Is a Bullmatian a good family dog?
Average to High: Bullmatian dogs are highly affectionate dogs. They like being involved in the family's life. This breed isn't considered an aloof dog.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Bullmatian need? Bullmatian social needs:
Bullmatian dogs need for social interaction is average. This breed likes being around people or other animals, but they don't mind being left alone for a few hours either.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Bullmatian to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Bullmatian roam?
Bullmatian dogs have average wanderlust potential. Sometimes they like to explore the world and they might escape once or twice, but usually, they prefer staying safely at home. Safer to teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Bullmatian have high prey drive?
Bullmatian dogs have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen. Training can help to achieve good behavior.

Bullmatian Activity and Playfulness

How playful is this breed?
The Bullmatian is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Do Bullmatian dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Bullmatian bark?
Low to Average: The Bullmatian 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.

Apartment Friendly
Is Bullmatian good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat? Can you have a Bullmatian in an apartment?
It is not recommended to keep the Bullmatian breed in the home. It does best in the garden, but if you do want to keep it indoors, it should be exercised thoroughly with long daily walks, so you can keep the Bullmatian indoors by introducing daily routines.

Bullmatian Adaptability and Independence

Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Bullmatian dogs don't adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments. They don't like moving from one place to another.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
How long can a Bullmatian be left alone? How long can you leave a Bullmatian alone?
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner. With proper socialization and quality time with the dog can solve this problem.

Bullmatian Bite Characteristics

Bite Force PSI
Does the Bullmatian has a hard bite? What is the bite force of a Bullmatian? How much bite force does a Bullmatian have? How strong is a Bullmatian bite?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Bullmatian bite force: Ordinary. Bite force Bullmatian measurements typically fall within the range of 200 to 400 PSI. The bite force of a Bullmatian is considered ordinary when compared to other dog breeds, but it is still quite powerful. This Bullmatian bite force PSI can cause bite wounds. Bullmatian bite PSI is not something that should be feared if the dog is well-trained and managed. To avoid any issues, it's essential to learn how to train a Bullmatian puppy not to bite from an early age.

The Bullmatian, 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.

In conclusion, while the Bullmatian bite force is certainly an interesting aspect of the breed, it is important not to let it overshadow the many other reasons why these dogs are so loved and respected. With proper training and socialization, a Bullmatian can be a loyal and protective companion for your family.

Biting Potential
Do Bullmatian bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Bullmatian? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Bullmatian? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Bullmatian has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Bullmatian do?
Bullmatian 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 Bullmatian dogs need to be taught a good attitude.

Bullmatian Health and Lifespan

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Bullmatian dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
Bullmatians are commonly healthy dogs. Vet costs aren't expensive with this breed.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the Bullmatian breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Bullmatian breed? Most common health risks of Bullmatian:
EntropionPatellar LuxationDermatitisDeafness
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Bullmatian breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Bullmatian see the vet?
The Bullmatian should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year). If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Bullmatian dogs live? How old can a Bullmatian be? What is the age limit of the Bullmatian? How many years can the oldest Bullmatian live?

What is the average life expectancy / lifespan of a Bullmatian?

How long is the lifespan of a Bullmatian?

8-12 years
The average lifespan of Bullmatian: 10 years
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.

Bullmatian Energy and Activity

Energy Level
How much energy does the Bullmatian have? What is the activity level of the Bullmatian?
Bullmatian dogs are high-energy dogs. An active lifestyle makes them happy.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much exercise does a Bullmatian need? How much exercise do Bullmatian dogs require per day?

Do Bullmatian dogs need a lot of exercises?

Bullmatian dogs need quite a lot of exercise. Daily walks should be on schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does the Bullmatian breed need?
Bullmatian dogs don't need too much sleep. They are energetic and desire to live active life. If you think naps are overrated, this breed can be the best choice for you.

Bullmatian Diet and Weight Management

Average daily food consumption
How much food does a Bullmatian need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does a Bullmatian breed eat per day? What is good dog food for Bullmatian? How much food should I feed my Bullmatian?
4 to 5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Bullmatian risk for obesity:
Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Bullmatian's weight, he can easily gain weight. More than one daily walk 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 Bullmatian weight regularly.

Bullmatian Allergies and Grooming

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Bullmatian have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
What color is the breed's coat? What color are proper Bullmatian coats?
SpottedThe spots can be the following colors: black, brown, orange, fawn, red, and brindle.
How to groom the Bullmatian and how often? How often should I take my Bullmatian to the groomer?
Easy to groom: The Bullmatian 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. Bullmatian 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 Bullmatian dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Bullmatian? Do Bullmatian dogs shed a lot?
Bullmatian dogs are low shedders. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. The amount and frequency of hair loss mostly depend on their health status and breed type.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Bullmatian need a bath? How often should you give a Bullmatian a bath? Can I bathe my Bullmatian every day?
6-8 weeks
Rarely. 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.

For example, short-haired dog breeds can go a very long time in between baths. These short-haired breeds shed regularly and that shedding works to naturally remove excess dirt and oil. So unless your weenie dog got into the garbage can, you can probably hold off on a bath for a while.

Is the Bullmatian breed hypoallergenic?
Bullmatian dogs do well with allergy sufferers by causing fewer allergic reaction. However there are no 100% hypoallergenic dogs in the world, there are a variety of breeds that are considered to reduce or minimize the 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.
Bullmatian 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.
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?

Low 🔽

The Bullmatian has a low chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling Tendency
Does the Bullmatian drool?
The Bullmatian is an average drooler. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem.

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

Bullmatian Good With

Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Bullmatian dogs get along with other pets? Are Bullmatian dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Bullmatian dogs are generally with other pets.
Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Bullmatian temperament with other people:
Bullmatian dogs are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly
Are Bullmatian dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Bullmatian temperament with children:
Bullmatian dogs are very kid-friendly dogs. This breed enjoys being surrounded by children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Bullmatian 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 Bullmatian breed live with a cat?
Bullmatian dogs are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Is Bullmatian good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Bullmatian dogs get along with other dogs?
Bullmatian dogs are dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Bullmatian can be a great choice.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Bullmatian breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners? Is Bullmatian breed suitable for first-time owners?
Bullmatian dogs are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Office Friendly
Are Bullmatian dogs good office canines? Do Bullmatian dogs make good office-friendly pets? Can they be office dogs?
Bullmatian is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Bullmatian dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Bullmatian temperament with senior people? Are Bullmatian dogs good for elderly owners?
Bullmatians are one of the best breeds for elderly people.

Bullmatian As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Bullmatian 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).

Bullmatian is not the best breed for service purposes.

Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Bullmatian be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Bullmatian 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.

Bullmatian is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.

Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Bullmatian 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.

Bullmatian is not the best breed for detection purposes.

Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Bullmatian 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 Bullmatian is not the best breed for SAR purposes.

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

Not really

Bullmatian 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 Bullmatian be a drafting dog?

Not really

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.

Bullmatian is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

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

Not really

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

Bullmatian Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long is a Bullmatian pregnant?How long does it take to have puppies? How to tell if the Bullmatian breed is pregnant?

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Bullmatian: 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 Bullmatian have in a litter? How many puppies can the Bullmatian breed have for the first time? How many puppies does a Bullmatian have? How many puppies can a Bullmatian give birth to?
5-8 puppies

Bullmatian Recognition

AKC Group
Is Bullmatian recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Bullmatian recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Bullmatian breed?
Not recognized by any clubs.

Bullmatian Pros and Cons

  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: The Bullmatian dogs have great intelligence.
  • Health Issues: Bullmatians are commonly healthy dogs.
  • Hypoallergenic: Bullmatian dogs do well with allergy sufferers by causing fewer allergic reaction.
  • Grooming: Easy to groom: The Bullmatian doesn't require a lot of grooming.
  • Shedding Level: Bullmatian dogs are low shedders.
  • Stinkiness: The Bullmatian has a low chance of bad smell.
  • Child Friendly: Bullmatian dogs are very kid-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Bullmatian dogs are dog-friendly dogs.
  • Office Friendly: Bullmatian is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Bullmatians are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
  • Apartment Friendly: It is not recommended to keep the Bullmatian breed in the home.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Bullmatian's weight, he can easily gain weight.
  • Adaptability: Bullmatian dogs don't adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Bullmatian dogs are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

Bullmatian History

Hybrid dogs have become increasingly popular in these past few years, and as a result, there are many new breeds that have recently been created. The Bullmatian is one of them, which resulted from the crossbreeding between a Bulldog and a Dalmatian. This breed was actually created in Afghanistan but is becoming popular all around the world. It is a medium-sized dog with a body type of a Bulldog but with a coat similar to that of a Dalmatian. These dogs have short, smooth, and easy-to-maintain coats that come in a variety of colors. They are strong and muscular but have ears that will hang downwards, like their parent breed.

However, the history of this breed begins with that of the Dalmatian and the Bulldog. The Dalmatian is probably known by everyone, as the breed is best known as the star of Disney’s 101 Dalmatians. However, the Dalmatian’s origins are unknown. The spotted dogs are known to have traveled with the nomadic bands of Romanies, sometimes called Gypsies, and it is unknown where they may have first appeared. The Dalmatian obtained his name during his stay in Dalmatia, a province on the Adriatic Sea’s eastern side that is today known as Croatia. Throughout their lengthy history, Dalmatians have been used for a range of jobs, never specializing in one area. They were used as guard dogs, shepherds, ratters, retrievers, circus dogs, and coaching dogs in Dalmatia. Furthermore, it was in England that the Dalmatian was developed as the ultimate coaching dog. The breed was trained to clear a path in front of the horses, run beside the coach, or under the coach between the axels. When the horses and coach were resting, he kept an eye on them. To this day the Dalmatian has always had a natural affinity towards horses. However, this affinity took the Dalmatians on a different career path in the United States. The breed became a firehouse dog, running with the horses to the fire, watching over the equipment during a fire, and sometimes even helping and rescuing people from burning buildings. When the excitement was over, they accompanied the fire wagons back to the station and resumed their duty as watchdogs. Dalmatians are companions and family members but many firehouses still have Dalmatians as mascots. The breed entered the AKC Stud Book in 1888.

On the other hand, the other parent breed used to create the Bullmatian is the Bulldog. The Bulldog is descended from ancient Mastiffs that originated in Asia, and roving nomads carried the breed to Europe with them. The Mastiff was refined during breeding to become the Bulldog we know today. The breed was suitable for the blood sport known as bull-baiting because of its short nose and large lower jaw. To avoid being thrown by the bull, the dog would stay low to the ground and clamp its teeth onto the bull’s nose. The Bulldog got its name from the upturned shape of the dog’s nose, which helped it to breathe while clinging to the bull. Although the breed has a great pain tolerance, many have been hurt or killed while competing. Moreover, in 1835, the authorities in England abolished this savage sport, and many people wondered what the Bulldog would do now. Indeed, the dog was very aggressive, a result of being bred with the most aggressive and adventurous canines available, so it was not a good companion dog at that time. These dogs were used in bear-baiting before the outlawing of this sport, and the bred was bred to be softer and gentler. The breed eventually traveled to America and Germany, where they proved to be excellent companion dogs and contributed to the development of the Boxer breed. As a result of this dog’s unwavering dedication, it has been adopted as the mascot of various institutions including the US Marine Corps. The Bulldog is revered for the virtues of loyalty and determination that it represents. The Old English Bulldogs are not recognized by the American Kennel Club, however, they are recognized by the International Olde English Bulldogge Association.

Overall, the Bullmatian inherited some of the best qualities from both of its parents. They are friendly and charming, as well as affectionate and social. The breed is not recognized by the American Kennel Club, as it is considered to be a hybrid breed, however, the breed is recognized by several other clubs, including the American Canine Hybrid Club, the Designer Dogs Kennel Club, the Dog Registry of America and so on.

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