The main features of the breed can be considered a thick neck, a short head and a large number of skin folds. Dogs also have increased salivation and snoring during sleep.
Dogs of this breed appeared in England in the 17th century. There is an opinion that they were derived from the Alan - this is an ancient breed of dogs that inhabited the mountains of the Caucasus. They were used to bait bulls in sports. The name "Bulldog" speaks for itself and in translation means "bull dog".
Nowadays, the breed is very common throughout the world and is used as a bodyguard and companion.
The representatives of this breed have a very soft character, which is fully consistent with their appearance.
This is a completely domestic dog breed that needs constant attention. Bulldogs are reliable and brave. They make good guard dogs.
English Bulldogs are good with pets, but poorly perceived by their fellows.
You can keep an English Bulldog both in an apartment and in a private house outside the city. They are equally good everywhere. Because they don't need walks or jogging. Dogs are focused only on their owners, they are often called "sofa dogs".
Bulldogs are very susceptible to heat. Overheating is contraindicated for them. At 30 ° C, they experience heatstroke. They also do not like low air temperatures at which they catch colds.
Childbirth is a difficult process for bulldogs. Therefore, it is better for them to have a caesarean section.
Bulldog grooming is moderate; they shed only in autumn and spring. Combing should be done once a week. Bathe once every two months with a special shampoo. Every day you need to pay attention and after eating, wipe the folds on the face so that skin diseases do not occur. It is also necessary to monitor the cleanliness of the anus and, if necessary, wipe it with a damp cloth.
The ears are cleaned for the bulldogs once a week, the nails are trimmed twice a month. Bulldogs need to brush their teeth daily.