Olde Boston Bulldogge
Breeding group : Non-Sporting
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GENERALBreed group: Non-Sporting Type: Pure Breed
PHYSICALSize: Medium Weight: 25-45 lbs Fur length: Ears: Pointy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: Black, Black & White, Brown & White, Dark Brown / Chocolate, Light Brown / Golden, Merle / Spotted / Brindle / Speckled, White / Cream
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: 12-14 years Rarity: Uncommon Availability: Hard to find
Climate: Good for every climate
The Olde Boston Bulldogge is also known as Boston Bull, Boston Bulldog and Old Boston Bulldog. It is a small to medium size dog that is known for its loving and cuddly nature. The dog originated in late 1800s by crossing English Bulldog with now extinct White Terrier. Original purpose was to develop a better dog fighting breed but as it turned out, the dog was more of a lover than a fighter and it quickly gained attention and interest of people as an adorable and affectionate family pet. This breed is the progenitor of one of today's most popular American breeds, the Boston Terrier. The Olde Boston Bulldogge is a small to medium size dog that weighs any where between 25-45 lbs. It is a compactly built dog with erect ears, short tails and short muzzles. The short smooth coats come in red, brown, fawn, white, all shades of brindle, with white markings. This dog breed is NOT recognized by AKC or any major kennel club.
The Olde Boston Bulldogge comes in range of different colors. Common colors for this dog are brindle, white, red, fawn, brown, with white markings. They also have black blue, tuxedo and seal patterns. Characteristically, these dogs have white front legs and preferably white legs up to hocks in the back.
This breed has short and smooth coat.
The Olde Boston Bulldogge is a very loving and affectionate, playful and lively breed. Originally developed to take part in dog fights, this breed quickly gained attention and interest as an even tempered and very loving house pet that forms strong bond with its family. This breed is known for its tenacity and sound temperament. The dog has very comical and interesting personality, not to mention high levels of intelligence. This is a very playful and active breed but not the kind of hyper or yappy dog that barks all day without any reason. These dogs are very loving and gentle with kids and get along well with other dogs and pets in the house. With their high energy levels, they can play as long and as hard with active family members but they can just as well sit and relax for hours. The Olde Boston Bulldogge is a valuable addition in the family.
Short coat of this breed does not require much grooming.
This is a very tractable and amiable dog breed that loves to please its owners and have high intelligence levels without being stubborn. These traits will make any dog breed very easy to train and same is true for Olde Boston Bulldogge. This dog is very easy to train but does require leadership from trainer.
The Olde Boston Bulldogge will need to be taken on daily walks. With its size and compact built, it is a suitable dog for any life style including apartment living.