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Old English Bulldog  Information & Dog Breed Facts

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

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OriginEngland
Other Names
What other names does the Old English Bulldog  have? The dog breed also known as...
English Bulldog
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Purebred
AKC Group
Is Old English Bulldog  recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Old English Bulldog  recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Price
How much does the Old English 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? Old English Bulldog  price:
Unavailable
Unfortunately the Old English Bulldog  is an extinct dog breed, so there isn’t any available price range or breeder in the world for purchasing this breed.

General Appearance

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Old English Bulldog  size:
Medium
Weight
How much does the Old English Bulldog  weigh? Old English Bulldog  weight:
Male: 60-80 pounds (27-36 kg), Female: 50-70 pounds (22-31 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Old English Bulldog ? Old English Bulldog  average weight:
Male: 70 pounds (31.5 kg), Female: 60 pounds (26.5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Old English Bulldog ? Old English Bulldog  height:
Male: 17-20 inches (43-51 cm), Female: 16-19 inches (40-48 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Old English Bulldog  average height:
Male: 18.5 inches (47 cm), Female: 17 inches (43 cm)

Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Old English Bulldog  have? What does this canine coat look like?
Fine
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Old English Bulldog 's coat?
BrindleWhiteGreyFawnRedBlack
Grooming
How to groom the Old English Bulldog  and how often?
Effortless: The Old English 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. Old English 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 Old English Bulldog  dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the English Bulldog? Old English Bulldog  shedding level:
Old English Bulldog s 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.

Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Old English Bulldog  have? What characteristics does the breed have?
AlertCourageousFriendlyConfidentLovingStrong
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Old English Bulldog ? Are they intelligent?
Average: Old English 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 Old English Bulldog  dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Old English Bulldog s 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?
Old English Bulldog s are not the most playful dog breed. Sometimes they do like playing, but that's not their favorite activity.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Old English Bulldog  sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Old English Bulldog s 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?
Old English Bulldog s are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and considered as a great therapy dog 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 English Bulldog need? Old English Bulldog  social needs:
Old English Bulldog s are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Barking
Do Old English Bulldog  dogs bark a lot? Why does my English Bulldog bark?
Low: The Old English 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 Old English Bulldog  good as a watchdog?
Old English Bulldog s are good watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're consistent in their effort. Good vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're territorial and protective about their property, so the Old English Bulldog s will alert you if they sense something different.
Territorial
Do Old English Bulldog  dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Old English Bulldog s are extremely protective guard dogs. This breed doesn't hesitate to protect their territory so the Old English Bulldog  can be a good choice if you want an excellent guard dog. Keep calm and the Old English Bulldog  will take care of unwanted people or animals.
Biting Potential
Do Old English Bulldog  bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the English Bulldog? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Old English Bulldog ? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Old English 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 Old English Bulldog  do?
Old English Bulldog s have lower 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 Old English Bulldog s need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Old English Bulldog  to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Old English Bulldog  roam?
Old English Bulldog s 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 Old English Bulldog  have high prey drive?
Old English Bulldog s 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 Old English Bulldog  good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Old English Bulldog s are very apartment-friendly dogs. Besides the daily walk outside they don't require a big garden.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Old English Bulldog s 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
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Old English Bulldog s 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 Old English Bulldog  dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.

Good With

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

Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy breed? Do Old English Bulldog  dogs have health problems?
The Old English Bulldog  is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Life Expectancy
How long do Old English Bulldog  dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Old English Bulldog  be?
11-13 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Old English Bulldog  breed hypoallergenic?
No
Old English Bulldog s 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 Old English Bulldog  have?
Old English Bulldog s 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 Old English Bulldog  dogs require per day?
Old English Bulldog s 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?
Old English Bulldog s 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 Old English Bulldog  need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
2.5 to 3.5 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Old English Bulldog  risk for obesity:
Average to High. If you don't pay attention to the Old English Bulldog '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 Old English 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?
Medium
The Old English Bulldog  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 Old English Bulldog  drool?
The Old English Bulldog  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 Old English Bulldog . If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long is the Old English Bulldog  pregnant? How long does it take to have this dog puppies? Old English Bulldog  pregnancy time period:
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Old English 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 Old English 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 Old English Bulldog  have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
4-10 puppies

Pros & Cons of Old English Bulldog 

Pros
  • Apartment Friendly: Old English Bulldog s are very apartment-friendly dogs.
  • Grooming: Effortless: The Old English Bulldog  requires minimal grooming.
  • Watchdog Ability: Old English Bulldog s are good watchdogs.
  • Mouthiness: Old English Bulldog s have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Adaptability: Old English Bulldog s adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Old English Bulldog s are kid-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Old English Bulldog s are usually recommended for elderly people.
Cons
  • Trainability: Old English Bulldog s aren't famous for their trainability.
  • Hypoallergenic: Old English Bulldog s don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Drooling tendency: The Old English Bulldog  is a big drooler, so if you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, you should choose a dog from another breed.
  • Weight Gain Potential: Average to High.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Old English Bulldog s 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: Old English Bulldog  is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Old English Bulldog s are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

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