Function: General Farm Dog of the South as a hunter,
American Bulldogs should not be excessively timid, shy or aggressive
towards man and preferably not overly aggressive with other dogs.
Essential characteristics of the American Bulldog are those
which enable it to work as a hog and cattle catching dog, and a
protector of personal property. These tasks require a powerful,
agile, confident dog with a large head and powerful jaws. The American
Bulldog is a gentle, loving family companion who is fearless enough
to face an angry bull or a human intruder; Good with children; Good
for: Firm, Responsible people & families.
This dog is not a recognised breed with the Australian governing
body (ANKC). So when purchasing a pup try to buy from breeders who
are registered with other governing org's, such as the American
Up to 16 years
Height- Dogs 22-28 inches (55-70 cm)
Bitches 20-26 inches (52-65 cm)
Dogs 70-120 pounds (32-54 kg.) Bitches 60-100
combinations of solid or varying degrees of white, all
shades of brindle, brown, red, or tan.
short, harsh coat
Appearance: Large, very muscular, sturdy dog with a
large, powerful head and jaws. He is very strong, but agile and
light on his feet. The head is square and broad with muscular cheeks
and a furrow between the rounded eyes. The strong muzzle is shaped
like a box. A variety of ear types are acceptable including rose,
half-pricked and pendant.