Bull Terrier English Bulldog Mix


The Bull Terrier English Bulldog Mix, is a mixed breed dog resulting from breeding the Bull Terrier and the English Bulldog. These are definitely uniquely different dogs and could be a very large and powerful dog. Is it more like the Bull Terrier or the English Bulldog? Those are the questions we will try and answer below. Continue reading below to see pictures, videos, and learn more about the beautiful Bull Terrier English Bulldog Mix.

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Here are some pictures of the Bull Terrier English Bulldog Mix




Bull Terrier English Bulldog Mix History

All hybrid or designer dogs are tough to get a good read on as there isn’t much history to them. Breeding specific dogs like this has become common in the last twenty years or so even though I am sure that this mixed breed found it’s share of dogs to the shelter due to accidental breeding. We will take a closer look at the history of both parent breeds below.  If you are looking at breeders for new, designer dogs please beware of Puppy Mills. These are places that mass produce puppies, specifically for profit and don’t care at all about the dogs. Please sign our petition to stop puppy mills.

English Bulldog History:

The Bulldog is a breed with a characteristically wide head and shoulders. There are generally thick folds of skin on a Bulldog's brow; round, black, wide-set eyes; a short muzzle with characteristic folds called a rope or nose roll above the nose; hanging skin under the neck; drooping lips and pointed teeth, and an underbite with an upturned jaw. The Bulldog is a much different dog today than his ancestors. There is some discrepancy as to where it came from, but most agree that it hails from ancient Bull Terrier-type dogs and was developed mostly in England. The first mention of the breed was in 1500, where they were used in a very cruel “sport” known as bull baiting, which involved the dog grabbing onto the bull's nose and roughly shaking it.

Bull Terrier History:

The terrier and bulls were created in England in the 1800s to take part in bear and bull baiting. As crazy as it sounds, this was a very popular spectator sport way back when. As archaic as it sounds, when it was banned dog fighting took its place. Being that their sole purpose was to fight, they were bred to be powerful, courageous, and aggressive. However, the aggression was only to be shown to other animals or later dogs. This is actually the case as they can be rather docile. Human handlers needed to know they could approach these dogs or reach into the ring and not get hurt. When they were brought to America they were bred to be larger and were used as farm dogs. They would help hunt, guard and be a companion.

Today this is a confident, strong but gentle dog when bred responsibly. He does not care his size makes him inappropriate for your lap and will do what he can to at least get his head there when it is time to relax together! He is alert but is not aggressive unless he has to protect you from a real threat. He loves people and having company and wants to be at the center of it all as much as possible.



Awesome videos of Bull Terrier English Bulldog Mix puppies


Bull Terrier English Bulldog Mix Size and Weight

English Bulldog

Height: 12 - 16 inches at the shoulder

Weight: 40-55 lb.

Lifespan: 8-10 years


Bull Terrier

Height: 19 inches at the shoulder

Weight: 35 - 65 lb.

Lifespan: 8 -15 years



Bull Terrier English Bulldog Mix Personality

The English Bulldog Bull Terrier Mix is actually a rather calm dog for the most part, They can certainly be aggressive with people and aggressive with other dogs. It is extremely important that you socialize them as much as possible. That goes for all dogs, socialization is key to a well behaved dog! They will require a good deal of exercise and will appreciate having the ball thrown for them often. They will also enjoy long walks and hikes, which is easier on their joints than running. They won’t do well being left alone in the house for long periods. He is energetic and his behavior will be a lot better if you give him the exercise he needs.



Bull Terrier English Bulldog Mix Health

All dogs have the potential to develop genetic health problems as all breeds are susceptible to some things more than others. However, the one positive thing about getting a puppy is that you can avoid this as much as possible. A breeder should absolutely offer a health guarantee on puppies. If they won’t do this, then look no more and don’t consider that breeder at all. A reputable breeder will be honest and open about health problems in the breed and the incidence with which they occur. Health clearances prove that a dog has been tested for and cleared of a particular condition.

The Dalmatian mixed with the Bull Terrier might be prone to Eye problems, cherry eye, dry eye, entropion, reverse sneezing

Note that these are just common problems in both breeds.


Bull Terrier English Bulldog Mix Care

What are the grooming requirements?

This mix more than likely won’t be a very heavy shedder. Be prepared to brush them a few times a week. Either way, get ready to invest in a good vacuum if you want to keep your floors clean! Give them baths as needed, but not so much that you dry out their skin. Never tie your dog up outside - that is inhumane and not fair to him.

What are the exercise requirements?

Plan on taking them for extremely long walks and hikes to keep their energy level down. This exercise will keep them from being destructive. A tired dog is a good dog. If it has a short nose like the Bulldog you will need to be very careful with it overheating too much. This is not a mixed breed to push too hard! A tired dog is a good dog though. Never tie your dog up outside - that is inhumane and not fair to him.

What are the training requirements?

This is an intelligent dog that will be a little bit challenging to train. They are going to want to take the alpha position and need someone with a firm, strong, hand that can let them know their place. The best thing you can do is break the sessions into shorter daily sessions to keep their attention span higher. It might have a prey drive and be disposed to running for and chasing small prey, but if handled properly this can be managed. All dogs respond best to positive reinforcement. So make sure to praise her when she does well. She is an intelligent dog who loves to please, and loves a physical challenge. The more exercise she gets the easier she will be to train. Proper socialization is imperative to all dogs and puppies. Make sure to take her to the park and doggy day care to get her around as many people and dogs as possible.



Bull Terrier English Bulldog Mix Feeding

A lot of times diet is done on a per-dog basis. Each one is unique and has different dietary requirements. Most dogs in the U.S. are overweight. A mix like this one that is prone to hip and elbow dysplasia should really be on fish oil and glucosamine and chondroitin supplements as soon as possible.

Overfeeding any dog is not a good idea as that can really exacerbate health problems such as elbow and hip dysplasia.

A good diet to look into is Raw Food Diet. A raw food diet will be especially good for the Wolf background.


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