English Bulldog

Average sizes and life expectancy of the breed

14-15 inches50 pounds (male)

40 pounds (female)
8-10 years

Information: Personality Traits, Temperament and More

Are you thinking of adopting an English Bulldog puppy? They make great family pets. Find out everything you need to know about the breed, including lifespan, temperament, puppy costs, and more.


The English Bulldog is one of the most easily recognizable breeds in the world! With his squat, sturdy frame and wrinkled, jowly face, these pups’ certainly don’t go unnoticed in the dog park. So, it’s no surprise that bulldogs are extremely popular as family pets, ranking at number four of 193 breeds, according to the American Kennel Club.


They are pretty low-maintenance dogs, requiring only a moderate amount of grooming and exercise. That, together with a gentle, sweet, people-oriented disposition makes the bulldog a wonderful family pet. They can also be stubborn, and there are easier breeds to train.



  • English Bulldogs make fantastic family companion dogs
  • English Bulldogs are excellent family companions. They are great with kids and can do just fine in a multi-pet household if they are properly socialized as puppies
  • English Bulldogs are highly independent.  They are highly food motivated

Overall, the English Bulldog can make a fantastic dog for any family. As long as they are exercised properly, they will tend to be more couch potatoes than active dogs. They’d rather lay in your lap than go play fetch on most occasions, and they will be protective of your family, especially.