The Bullenbeisser (also known as the old German bulldog) It was a breed of dog known for its strength and agility. La raza está estrechamente relacionado con la raza Bärenbeisser (Some believe that the two races were the same, the name means “Toro-bite” and “bear bite”), and the Boxer breed.
Había dos variedades regionales, the Brabanter Bullenbeisser and the Danziger Bullenbeisser. The race is now is extinct.
The Bullenbeisser became extinct by miscegenation and not by a decline of race, as it was the case with the Bulldog of yesteryear, for example. The size of the Bullenbeisser dogs varied in 40 a 70 cm in 1850, the smallest known copy, vivía de lo que hoy es Holanda y Bélgica, and the largest specimen, in Germany.
At the end of the decade 1870, German breeders Roberth, Konig, and Hopner used the dog to create a new generation, they crossed a few 30 Bullenbeisser, with type Boxer dogs, y con perros Bulldog traídos de las Islas Británicas. The composition of the blood was 50/50 at that time, However, German owners started crossing their dogs with all kinds of race Bulldog and race Boxer, and this has resulted in, an indistinguishable race after World War II.
1. German Bulldog (English).
2. bulldog allemand, Bullenbeisser (French).
3. Bärenbeißer (German).
4. Buldogue alemão,Bulldog alemão, Mastiff alemão, Barenbeiszer, Bullenbijter (Portuguese).
5. Bulldog Alemán, Pequeño Brabante (español).