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American Bulldog

Size: Large

Weight: 60 - 120 lbs.

Height: 21" - 27"

Life Span: 11 - 12 years

Health Problems: Hip dysplasia; atopy; demodex mange

Origin: United States

Also Known As: No Nicknames.

Group: Guardian

Category: Companion Dog, Guard Dog

Exercise Needs

The American Bulldog needs daily brisk exercise.

Grooming Needs

Quick weekly brushing is necessary for your American Bulldog.


The American Bulldog is friendly, outgoing and alert.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children and other pets, especially when socialized at an early age.


Originally used for bullbaiting, these dogs immigrated from England to the U.S. with their masters.

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