Representatives of the breed of modern American bulldogs appeared relatively recently, but this variety was bred on the basis of the oldest breed, the first mention of which was encountered many centuries ago. The ancestors of the modern American bulldog were real, so-called “old bulldogs”, which were brought into the US by immigrants from the Old World.Breed received recognition in America only in the 80s of the last century, because its representatives have established themselves as excellent guards, athletes and excellent companions. Clubs of fans of modern American bulldogs are created not only in the homeland of the breed, but also in Canada, Australia, England.
According to their purpose and use of these dogs with full confidence can be called universal. They can perform the functions of a working dog and companion. These animals are bold, they have a well developed protective instinct, thanks to which American bulldogs make excellent watchmen. The dog is amenable to training, easy to learn. Perfectly gets along not only with members of the family in which he lives, but also with other pets, if any. In relation to outsiders, the representatives of this breed are incredulous, in communication with other dogs they try to show their superiority.
You can keep an American bulldog both in a city apartment and in a private house; they are completely unpretentious in caring.
It looks like athletic folded animals, very strong and agile. The body is strong, compact, there are some external differences according to gender: males are more stocky, the ladies are much more refined. The height at the withers for males ranges from 56 to 71 cm, for bitches – from 50 to 60 cm. The weight of adults is about 55 kg for males and 45 kg for bitches. The coat of the representatives of this breed is short, smooth, can be both soft and hard. Color – white monophonic or with marks. Brindle, brown, fawn, or red are also possible. Black color is not allowed, the presence of a black mask on the face is considered a vice.