Olde English Bulldogge Information & Dog Breed Facts

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

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OriginUnited States flagUnited States
Other Names
What other names does the Olde English Bulldogge have?
English Bulldog
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Purebred

Olde English Bulldogge Price and Availability

Price
How much does the Olde English Bulldogge puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? How much money is an Olde English Bulldogge?
Unavailable
Unfortunately the Olde English Bulldogge is an extinct dog breed, so there isn’t any available price range or breeder in the world for purchasing this breed.
Availability
How easy is it to get a Olde English Bulldogge? How many Olde English Bulldogge are there in the world?
Unavailable: This dog breed, unfortunately, is no longer available, it may even be extinct.

Olde English Bulldogge Size

Size
Is an Olde English Bulldogge small, medium or large dog?

How big do Olde English Bulldogge get?

Medium
Weight
How much does the Olde English Bulldogge weigh? How much should the Olde English Bulldogge breed weight? What is the normal weight of an Olde English Bulldogge?
Male: 60-80 pounds (27-36 kg), Female: 50-70 pounds (22-31 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of an Olde English Bulldogge?
Male: 70 pounds (31.5 kg), Female: 60 pounds (26.5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Olde English Bulldogge? Olde English Bulldogge height:
Male: 17-20 inches (43-51 cm), Female: 16-19 inches (40-48 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of an Olde English Bulldogge?
Male: 18.5 inches (47 cm), Female: 17.5 inches (40-48 kg)

Olde English Bulldogge Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Olde English Bulldogge have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
Fine
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Olde English Bulldogge's coat?
BrindleWhiteGreyFawnRedBlack
Grooming
How to groom the Olde English Bulldogge and how often?
Effortless: The Olde English Bulldogge 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. Olde English Bulldogge 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 Olde English Bulldogge dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the English Bulldog?
Olde English Bulldogges 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 Olde English Bulldogge need a bath? How often should bathe this dog? Can I bathe my Olde English Bulldogge every day?
3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, and oilier than short-haired breeds. While a good bath every now and then is a great way to keep your buddy from becoming overly smelly, be mindful about overbathing.

Bathing will wash away your dog’s natural oils, while a simple brushing every few days should keep them clean.

Olde English Bulldogge Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Olde English Bulldogge have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
AlertCourageousFriendlyConfidentLovingStrong
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Olde English Bulldogge? Is the Olde English Bulldogge 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 Olde English Bulldogge ranks average in the intelligence ranking of dogs.

Trainability
Are Olde English Bulldogge dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
A slightly harder to train than average. Olde English Bulldogges 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?
Olde English Bulldogges 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? Olde English Bulldogge sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Olde English Bulldogges 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? Is an Olde English Bulldogge a good family dog?
High: Olde English Bulldogges 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 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? Olde English Bulldogge social needs:
Olde English Bulldogges are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Barking
Do Olde English Bulldogge dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my English Bulldog bark?
Low: The Olde English Bulldogge 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 Olde English Bulldogge good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Olde English Bulldogges are good watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're consistent in their effort. Good vocal cords and a sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're territorial and protective about their property, so the Olde English Bulldogges will alert you if they sense something different.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Olde English Bulldogge dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Olde English Bulldogges are extremely protective guard dogs. This breed doesn't hesitate to protect its territory so the Olde English Bulldogge can be a good choice if you want an excellent guard dog. Keep calm and the Olde English Bulldogge will take care of unwanted people or animals.
Biting Potential
Do Olde English Bulldogge bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the English Bulldog? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Olde English Bulldogge? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Olde English Bulldogge 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.)
Bite Force
Does the Olde English Bulldogge has a hard bite? What is the bite force of an Olde English Bulldogge? How much bite force does an Olde English Bulldogge have?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Olde English Bulldogge bite force: Ordinary. Average dogs have a bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.

The Olde English Bulldogge, 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 Olde English Bulldogge do?
Olde English Bulldogges have a 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 Olde English Bulldogges need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Olde English Bulldogge to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Olde English Bulldogge roam?
Olde English Bulldogges 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 Olde English Bulldogge have high prey drive?
Olde English Bulldogges 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 Olde English Bulldogge good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Very house-friendly dog the Olde English Bulldogge breed. It's good if you have a small garden where he can go out and do his business, but it's not important at all. You can get enough exercise with one or two walks a day, so keeping them indoors shouldn't be a problem.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Olde English Bulldogges 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 Olde English Bulldogge be left alone?
Olde English Bulldogges 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.

Olde English Bulldogge Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Olde English Bulldogge temperament with other people:
Olde English Bulldogges are average friendly towards strangers.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Olde English Bulldogge dogs get along with other pets? Are Olde English Bulldogge dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Olde English Bulldogges are generally with other pets.
Child Friendly
Are Olde English Bulldogge dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Olde English Bulldogge temperament with children:
Olde English Bulldogges are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Olde English Bulldogge 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 Olde English Bulldogge breed live with a cat?
Olde English Bulldogges are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Is Olde English Bulldogge good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Olde English Bulldogge dogs get along with other dogs?
Olde English Bulldogges are average friendly towards other dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Olde English Bulldogge breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners? Is Olde English Bulldogge breed suitable for first-time owners?
No
Olde English Bulldogges are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Office Friendly
Are Olde English Bulldogges good office dogs? Do Olde English Bulldogges make good office friendly dogs? Can Olde English Bulldogges be office dogs?
No
Olde English Bulldogge is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Olde English Bulldogge dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the English Bulldog temperament with senior people? Are Olde English Bulldogge dogs good for elderly owners?
Olde English Bulldogges are usually recommended for elderly people.

Olde English Bulldogge Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Olde English Bulldogge dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The Olde English Bulldogge is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Olde English Bulldogge breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Olde English Bulldogge see the vet?
Average
The Olde English Bulldogge 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 Olde English Bulldogge dogs live? How old can a Olde English Bulldogge be? What is the age limit of the Olde English Bulldogge? How many years can the oldest Olde English Bulldogge live?

What is the average life expectancy / lifespan of an Olde English Bulldogge?

11-13 years
The average lifespan of Olde English Bulldogge: 12 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Olde English Bulldogge breed hypoallergenic?
No
Olde English Bulldogges 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 Olde English Bulldogge have? What is the activity level of the Olde English Bulldogge?
Olde English Bulldogges have a lower energy level than other dogs. If you live a chilled life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much exercise does an Olde English Bulldogge need? How much exercise do Olde English Bulldogge dogs require per day?
Olde English Bulldogges 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 the Olde English Bulldogge breed need?
Olde English Bulldogges 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 Olde English Bulldogge need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does an Olde English Bulldogge breed eat per day? What is good dog food for Olde English Bulldogge? How much food should I feed my Olde English Bulldogge?
2.5 to 3.5 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? Olde English Bulldogge risk for obesity:
Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Olde English Bulldogge'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 Olde English Bulldogge's 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 Olde English Bulldogge 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 Olde English Bulldogge drool?
The Olde English Bulldogge 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 Olde English Bulldogge.

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

Olde English Bulldogge As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Olde English Bulldogge 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).

Olde English Bulldogge is not the best breed for service purposes.

Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Olde English Bulldogge be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Olde English Bulldogge 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.

Olde English Bulldogge is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.

Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Olde English Bulldogge 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.

Olde English Bulldogge is not the best breed for detection purposes.

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

Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Olde English Bulldogge be a boat dog?

Not really

Olde English Bulldogge 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 Olde English Bulldogge 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.

Olde English Bulldogge breed is a good choice for drafting purposes.

Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where Olde English Bulldogge dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

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

Olde English Bulldogge Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long is an Olde English Bulldogge pregnant?How long does it take to have puppies? How to tell if the Olde English Bulldogge breed is pregnant?

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Olde English Bulldogge: 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 Olde English Bulldogge have in a litter? How many puppies can the Olde English Bulldogge breed have for the first time? How many puppies does an Olde English Bulldogge have? How many puppies can an Olde English Bulldogge give birth to?
4-10 puppies

Olde English Bulldogge Recognition

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

Olde English Bulldogge Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Apartment Friendly: Very house-friendly dog the Olde English Bulldogge breed.
  • Grooming: Effortless: The Olde English Bulldogge requires minimal grooming.
  • Watchdog Ability: Olde English Bulldogges are good watchdogs.
  • Mouthiness: Olde English Bulldogges have a lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Adaptability: Olde English Bulldogges adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Olde English Bulldogges are kid-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Olde English Bulldogges are usually recommended for elderly people.
  • Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog: A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Cons
  • Trainability: A slightly harder to train than average.
  • Hypoallergenic: Olde English Bulldogges don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Drooling Tendency: The Olde English Bulldogge 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 / Prone to Obesity: Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Olde English Bulldogge's weight, he can easily gain weight.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Olde English Bulldogges 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: Olde English Bulldogge is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Olde English Bulldogges are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

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  • Alan Einfeld

    Feb 8, 2022, 4:09:12 PM:

    This breed is NOT extinct. It is alive and well. In fact, I just had a litter of puppies 5 months ago. They are a wonderful dog breed that I highly recommend.