English Bulldog: Personality & Health Issues
English Bulldog:
This hardy dog is prone to breathing difficulties.  The Bulldog is a drooler. Its head is shorter than that of other dogs, which affects the development of the salivary glands and shortens their passages.  Drooling is noticeable when the dog is excited or wants something.  If drooling is excessive, your veterinarian can take steps to reduce it.  The English Bulldog is one of the least effective watchdogs. and is included on our list of least intelligent dogs.
Average Lifespan Of The English Bulldog: 8-10 years.
Average Weight: 40-55lbs.

Inherited Health Disorders:
Hydrocephalus: Water on the brain.
Small Birth Canal, i.e. Difficult Birth
Pulmonic Stenosis
Mitral Valve Defects:
A defect in the mitral valve can create a leakage of blood into the left atrium of the heart.  Affected dogs will have
difficulties breathing, and tire quickly; they may even faint or collapse.  There is no cure for this condition, but it can be managed with a special
diet, exercise restrictions, diuretics, and medication.
Underdeveloped Windpipe
Clefts Of Lips And Palate
Abnormal Dentition:
Extra Incisor Tooth.
Hemivertebra: Abnormal development of the vertebrae that can be diagnosed by an x-ray. Only requires treatment (i.e. surgery) if there is pressure on the spinal cord.
Redundant Forehead Skin:
Extra forehead skin is common in this breed and can allow the upper eyelid to droop over the eye - especially when the head is lowered.  Drooping excessive forehead skin can lead to eye disease and blindness.  Breeders of such dogs should be aware that this fashion is undesirable and breed for tighter forehead skin.
Oversized Lid Opening

Extra Lashes
PPM (Persistent Pupillary Membrane)
Excessive Facial Folds, Overlong Soft Palate
English Bulldog
Exercise Requirements: 1/5
Affection Level: 5/5
Friendliness-Other Pets:
Friendliness-Strangers: 4/5
Ease Of Training:

About The Ratings:

Exercise Requirements:
1: Low, 5: High
Affection Level:
1: Introverted, 5: Extroverted.
Friendliness-Other Pets:
1: Least Friendly, 5: Most Friendly.
1: Least Friendly, 5: Most Friendly.
Ease Of Training:
1: Most Difficult, 5: Least Difficult.
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