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Australian Bulldog

Australian Bulldog
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Overview

Australian Bulldog is one of the best pet that is kept by so many people in Australia. It has so many interesting features that everyone would like. In the year 1998, an Australian known as pip Nobes tried a way in which they could come up with the best breed that could survive the environmental conditions in Australia. Two species know as Australian pig-hunting dog and English bulldog were mated and which resulted to rise of Australian bulldog. This was a strong one and was free from several diseases that affect the other species.

Temperament

Australian Bulldog is referred to as a family dog because it has a temperament that has been tolerated by so many people. It’s very friendly and likes to seek attention from the people who keep it. Australian Bulldog is not only a family friend but it can also protect your children and give them company whenever you are away from home. The only problem is that when they are left alone for a long time, then they do net to be anxious and restless because they do enjoy the company of human beings. 

For the first time, it may take a while for it to easily cooperate with other pets you keep but once you train it and it gets used to them, then Australian Bulldog treats them as friends. It’s stubborn and persistent which makes it very difficult to train. If trained when young, then it will not cost you a lot of effort

Lifespan

This bread was meant to overcome all the harsh weather conditions. As much as there are several factors that may affect the lifespan of Australian Bulldog, the truth is that they live longer than the other dogs. But because they are not affected by the common infections that kill dogs, be sure that when you keep it healthy, then it will have a life span between 12 to 15 years. This means that your family can enjoy having this dog for that long and if you need to buy another one, you will have a humble time to program yourself.

Shedding

This dog comes in different colors which include red, white, faun, tan and brindles. You may also find one with black color but it’s not loved by most people who breed this dog. When checking on the shedding of Australian Bulldog, then you may need to put some factors into consideration. It may shade fur because it has been affected by some diseases or because it has eaten something unusual. Shedding may also occur when it is not being given appropriate meals. But in some ordinal saturations, it may drop 1 to 3 fur in a day.

Breed Information

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Origin:Australia
Breed Group:Non-Sporting
Size:Medium
Type:Purebred
Life span:10-12 years
Temperament:Alert
Easygoing
Familial
Intelligent
Loving
Loyal
Sensitive
Height:Male: 18-20 inches (46-51 cm)
Female: 17-19 inches (44-48 cm)
Weight:Male: 60-78 pounds (28-35 kg)
Female: 50-61 pounds (23-28 kg)
Colors:Apricot
Brindle
Fawn
Orange
Red
Mahogany
Litter Size:5-8 puppies
Puppy Price:Average $500 - $700 USD

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Dog names

Rank Male Female
1 Cooper Molly
2 Toby Maggie
3 Bentley Roxy
4 Dexter Zoe
5 Harley Nala
6 Henry Pepper
7 Sam Annie
8 Roscoe Izzy
9 Loki Holly
10 Bo Harley
11 Ziggy Jasmine
12 Chance Peanut
13 Prince Fiona
14 Chico Hannah
15 Mac Ava
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