Typically low-endurance dogs, English bulldogs have a sweet disposition, are predictable, dependable and excellent with children and need only moderate exercise.

The wrinkles on the English bulldog's face should be wiped regularly to prevent skin infections.


Weight Range

Male: 54 lbs. 
Female: 50 lbs.

Height at Withers: 

Male: 17 in.

Female: 16 in.


Thick neck, brachycephalic (short face), heavy wrinkles


Exercise Requirements: 20-40 minutes/day
Energy Level: Laid back
Longevity Range: 8-10 yrs.
Tendency to Drool: High Tendency to Snore: High
Tendency to Bark: Low
Tendency to Dig: Low Social/Attention Needs: Moderate


Length: Short
Characteristics: Straight
Colors: Brindle (subtle "tiger stripe" effect), piebald, solid red, fawn or white 
Overall Grooming Needs: Low

Club Recognition:

AKC Classification: Non-Sporting
UKC Classification: Companion Dog 
Prevalence: Common