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Miniature Bulldog Information & Dog Breed Facts

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

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Miniature Bulldog
OriginUnited Kingdom
Other Names
What other names does the Miniature Bulldog have? The dog breed also known as...
Bull-Pug, Mini-Bulldog, English Toy Bulldog
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed
AKC Group
Is Miniature Bulldog recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Miniature Bulldog recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Miniature Bulldog breed?
American Canine Hybrid ClubDesigner Breed RegistryDesigner Dogs Kennel ClubDog Registry of America Inc.
Price
How much does the Miniature Bulldog puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Miniature Bulldog price:
800-1200
If you choose to purchase the Miniature Bulldog, 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 Miniature Bulldog for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Miniature Bulldog gets to a happy place.

Miniature Bulldog General Appearance

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Miniature Bulldog size:
Small
Weight
How much does the Miniature Bulldog weigh? Miniature Bulldog weight:
Male: 11.4–18.18 kg, Female: 11.4–17.3 kg
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Miniature Bulldog? Miniature Bulldog average weight:
Male: 11.4–18.18 kg, Female: 11.4–17.3 kg
Height
How tall is the Miniature Bulldog? Miniature Bulldog height:
Male: 27–35 cm, Female: 25–33 cm
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Miniature Bulldog average height:
Male: 27–35 cm, Female: 25–33 cm

Miniature Bulldog Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Miniature Bulldog have? What does this canine coat look like?
Smooth
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Miniature Bulldog's coat?
RedPiebaldWhiteBrindleFawn
Grooming
How to groom the Miniature Bulldog and how often?
Effortless: The Miniature Bulldog requires minimal 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 sometimes to avoid infections. Miniature Bulldog is one of the best choices if you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of a high maintenance dog. Highly recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Miniature Bulldog dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Bull-Pug? Miniature Bulldog shedding level:
Miniature Bulldogs 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.

Miniature Bulldog Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Miniature Bulldog have? What characteristics does the breed have?
ActiveLovingPlayfulSocialFriendlyLoyalGentle
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Miniature Bulldog? Are they intelligent?
Average: Miniature Bulldog's has average obedience intelligence. Patience is needed for teaching this breed to any tricks and commands though, but it's worth the effort. They understand and memorize new commands in 25-40 repetitions. This breed obeys for the first command 50% of the time or better.
Trainability
Are Miniature Bulldog dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Miniature Bulldogs aren't famous for their trainability. This breed needs more time and repetition to obey. It's challenging to teach them new commands, but not impossible.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Miniature Bulldog is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Miniature Bulldog sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Miniature Bulldogs don't tolerate irregular daily routine, noisy household 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?
Miniature Bulldogs are highly affectionate dogs. They like being involved in the family's life. This breed isn't considered as an aloof dog.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Bull-Pug need? Miniature Bulldog social needs:
Miniature Bulldogs are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Barking
Do Miniature Bulldog dogs bark a lot? Why does my Mini-Bulldog bark?
Low: The Miniature Bulldog barks none to minimal. Perfect choice if you prefer a quiet breed. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Miniature Bulldog good as a watchdog?
Miniature Bulldogs are not the best watchdogs. They aren't very territorial and protective about their property, so they probably won't alert you if they sense something different.
Territorial
Do Miniature Bulldog dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Miniature Bulldogs strongly protect their territory. This breed is a complete security guard, so you don't have to be afraid in case of danger.
Biting Potential
Do Miniature Bulldog bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Bull-Pug? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Miniature Bulldog? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Miniature Bulldog 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.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Miniature Bulldog do?
Miniature Bulldogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Miniature Bulldogs need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Miniature Bulldog to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Miniature Bulldog roam?
Miniature Bulldogs 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 Miniature Bulldog have high prey drive?
Miniature Bulldogs 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.
Apartment Friendly
Is Miniature Bulldog good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Miniature Bulldogs are apartment-friendly dogs. Besides the daily walks outside they don't require a big garden.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Miniature Bulldogs adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Miniature Bulldogs 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.
Fighting Dog
Where Miniature Bulldog dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Miniature Bulldog Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they friendly with strangers?
Miniature Bulldogs are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly
Are Miniature Bulldog dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Miniature Bulldog and children:
Miniature Bulldogs are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Miniature Bulldog dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats?
Miniature Bulldogs are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Is Miniature Bulldog good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Miniature Bulldog dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Miniature Bulldogs are average friendly towards other dogs.
Office Friendly
Are Miniature Bulldogs good office dogs? Do Miniature Bulldogs make good office friendly dogs? Can Miniature Bulldogs be office dogs?
No
Miniature Bulldog is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Miniature Bulldog dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Bull-Pug temperament with senior people? Are Miniature Bulldog dogs good for elderly owners?
Miniature Bulldogs are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Miniature Bulldog dogs get along with other pets? Are Miniature Bulldog dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Miniature Bulldogs are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Miniature Bulldog breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
No
Miniature Bulldogs are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Miniature Bulldog be a service dog?
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). Miniature Bulldog is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Miniature Bulldog be a therapy dog?
Not really
This breed 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 to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Miniature Bulldog is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Miniature Bulldog be a sniffer dog?
Not really
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. Miniature Bulldog is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Miniature Bulldog be a search and rescue dog?
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people. The Miniature Bulldog is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Miniature Bulldog be a boat dog?
Not really
Miniature Bulldog breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Miniature Bulldog 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. Miniature Bulldog is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Miniature Bulldog Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy breed? Do Miniature Bulldog dogs have health problems?
The Miniature Bulldog is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
What health problems does the Miniature Bulldog breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Miniature Bulldog breed? Health risks of Miniature Bulldog:
Demodectic MangeDry EyeEntropionHip DysplasiaPatellar Luxation
Life Expectancy
How long do Miniature Bulldog dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Miniature Bulldog be?
9-12 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Miniature Bulldog breed hypoallergenic?
No
Miniature Bulldogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher 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.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Miniature Bulldog have?
Miniature Bulldogs have a lower energy level than other dogs. If you live a chilled life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Exercise Need
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Miniature Bulldog dogs require per day?
Miniature Bulldogs exercise need is minimal. If you live a slow life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Miniature Bulldogs 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.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Miniature Bulldog need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
1 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Miniature Bulldog risk for obesity:
High: The Miniature Bulldog breed has a strong tendency to overweight. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you want to keep balance, increase the amount and frequency of your daily dog walk and play with the Miniature Bulldog more often. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Miniature Bulldog's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Low
The Miniature Bulldog 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 Miniature Bulldog drool?
The Miniature Bulldog drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog 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 more than others, just like the Miniature Bulldog. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Miniature Bulldog Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does this dog pregnant? How long does it take to have puppies?
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Miniature Bulldog: 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 bitch 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 bitch’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.
How often can the Miniature Bulldog have a litter? 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 Miniature Bulldog have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
2-5 puppies

Miniature Bulldog Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Apartment Friendly: Miniature Bulldogs are apartment-friendly dogs.
  • Grooming: Effortless: The Miniature Bulldog requires minimal grooming.
  • Stinkiness: The Miniature Bulldog has a low chance of bad smell.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Miniature Bulldogs tend to escape less than other breeds.
  • Child Friendly: Miniature Bulldogs are kid-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Miniature Bulldogs are usually recommended for elderly people.
Cons
  • Trainability: Miniature Bulldogs aren't famous for their trainability.
  • Hypoallergenic: Miniature Bulldogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Drooling tendency: The Miniature Bulldog drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.
  • Weight Gain Potential: High: The Miniature Bulldog breed has a strong tendency to overweight.
  • Watchdog Ability: Miniature Bulldogs are not the best watchdogs.
  • Mouthiness: Miniature Bulldogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Miniature Bulldogs 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: Miniature Bulldog is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Miniature Bulldogs are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

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