The American Bulldog has a powerful build and thick neck, shoulders and strong jaws. It is taller and swifter than its English cousin. The muzzle is box-like and its hindquarters should be very broad and muscular. The low-set tail tapers in from the base.
Country of Origin:
The American Bulldog originated in the USA
Dogs 22-28 inches (55-70 cm.) Bitches 20-26 inches (52-65 cm.)
Dogs 70-120 pounds (32-54 kg.) Bitches 60-100 pounds (27-45kg.)
The American Bulldog can be in combinations of white, brindle, brown, red, or tan.
The American Bulldog has a short, thick and shiny coat. The coat should be brushed regularly and bathed only when necessary. This breed is an average shedder.
The American Bulldog is truly loyal and obedient of its master if trained properly. It is eager to please and genuinely loves children. The American Bulldog is known to be assertive and bold. It is happiest when it has a job to do.
American Bulldogs are prone to hip dysplasia.
American Bulldogs can be expected to live up to 16 years.
The American Bulldog is inactive indoors and requires a yard and moderate exercise outside.