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American bulldog
Estados Unidos Not recognized by the FCI

Bulldog Americano

The American bulldog It tends to be a strong and healthy dog

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History

The original Bulldog breed was retained by working-class immigrants who brought their working dogs with them to South America. Small farmers and ranchers used this dog for many agricultural tasks.. It was not a standardised breed, years. At that time, but there was a type of Bulldog that was generic. Various strains of “Bulldog type” dogs” they were kept by individual farmers as the utility working dogs. However, at the end of World War II, those “Bulldog type” strains were dying out.

It was then that appeared in the story a loving man of the Bulldog breed, the Sr. John D. Johnson, war veteran returning from the disaster and death, but he came determined to resurrect the race… Paradoxes of history.
The SR. John D. Johnson He devoted himself to find the best specimens of these working dogs by different farms and began to create the pedigree and genealogical trees. His project was to create a farm dedicated to conserving and enhancing the Bulldog breed, Recalling to the bulldogs of old. Later, a man named Alan Scott and other breeders joined Johnson efforts to resurrect the race.

Johnson and Scott they began to breed dogs American Bulldog with care, keeping a careful record of the copies, the health of the race and working capacity. Initially, Johnson and Scott had a similar vision, a common idea regarding race. But over time there was a split between his views, and as a result of this disagreement they left us two different types of American Bulldog (American Bulldog).

Alan Scott preferred a smaller dog, more sports, with a longer snout that could be used for capturing cattle and for hunting wild boar.

John Johnson preferred a larger, stockier dog with a shorter snout, whose main function was that of watchdog.
Eventually the two breeders and the preservation of the breed founders, as well as important local breeders continued to work on the breed, to help meet the goal of John Johnson, get the ideal working Bulldog breed. Originally, the race was called American Pit Bulldog and the Decade of 1970 registered in the National Kennel Club (CCR) as such. Later the name was changed to American Bulldog to avoid confusion with the American Pit Bull Terrier. The American Bulldog was recognized by the United Kennel Club the 1 in January of 1999.

Today the breed is recognized by the CCR, UKC y el American Bulldog Association (ABA).

The American bulldog It is now safe from extinction and is enjoying great health and an increase in popularity, either as a working dog, protective or as a family pet.

Physical characteristics

The American bulldog He is a native of South-East of the United States farm dog. Used as a watchdog for livestock or hunting. It is a medium-sized dog, sports and balanced.

It has a robust physiognomy, Compact and powerful which lets you move with agility and vigor. It tends to prefer a strong dog on that beautiful structure, if you do not present any morphological excess or weight overload. Males have a large and a more marked than females type structure.

It must present a solid appearance although with slender and sporty lines. Mantle's hair must be smooth, short and glued to the body. Its color can be white, white striped with red or brown. Permitted until a 90% color, If the white highlight to the head. It is not permitted to present black mask or spots black. Its skull is long and flat with the well marked stop. The eyes are round, medium-sized, and the most appreciated eye color is dark brown with black outline. Blue eyes are allowed but are considered to be a mild lack.

The height at the withers in males is between 57 and 67 cm., thinking between 35 and 55 kg. The females measure between 53 and 65 cm. and weigh between 30 and 45 kg.

Character and skills

The American Bulldog are sure dogs, social and active, they are comfortable with their families. Create strong bonds with their owners, When it is puppy can be a bit distant with strangers, but as they mature confidence should develop in a normal manner, because being a confident dog is a characteristic of this breed.

The American Bulldog tolerates children and can make very good friends with them, When are socialized from an early age, and they are educated and taught to know what their limits are.

It is known for being very race dominant, why it is so important to socialize the puppy, and this will be as easy as exposing him since childhood to situations in which there are more pets, I played and relates to other dogs. The breed is also known for having a very high pain tolerance. An American Bulldog, should never be shy in adulthood, because this reflects insecurity, and given the physical characteristics, It is not recommended that the dog is an animal afraid or insecure.

Did you know??

The American Bulldog was bred to be what is known as “hunting dog”. Your job is to pursue, catch and shoot down cattle released.

The American Bulldog is a dog strong and healthy, When equipped with the necessary care (like any dog) and get a good dose of physical activity, their life expectancy is of 10 to 16 years.

Observations

Since the breed has a short coat, are generally less tolerable to extreme hot or cold weather, and as a result, you may need to keep them indoors on very hot or cold days.

Characteristics "American bulldog"

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed "American bulldog" you know certain factors. Not all breeds of dogs are apt to live in an apartment, you must take into account his character, their need for exercise, their interaction with other pets, their care and if you have small children, their level of tolerance towards them.

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Type and recognitions:

  • Federations: AKC , UKC

Alternative names:

    1. Southern White, White English, Old Southern White Bulldog, Hill Bulldog, Country Bulldog, English White Bulldog (English).
    2. Bouledogue américain (French).
    3. American Bulldog, Old Country Bulldog (German).
    4. Bulldog-americano (Portuguese).
    5. Bulldog americano (español).
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1 thought on "American bulldog”

  1. It is clear that the American Bulldog is very dynamic and sporty. Home to the hamlet, they are like crazy when you are preparing for a good walk in the mountains. They are very active and they have everything they need to satisfy their need for activity..

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