As most English Bulldog owners know, this highly misunderstood dog breed is in fact far
away from the concepts of violent and destructive behavior that most people (who do not
on one of course) usually have about them. In fact, English Bulldogs are among the most
lovable dog breeds out there, and are also among the most loyal ones.
However, they are not perfect by any means, and being the owner of an English Bulldog
actually can demand more time and effort than other breeds require. This is because
they behave slightly different from other breeds, as well as being more prone to certain
illnesses. Here are some of the aspects to take especial care of when owning a English
• English Bulldogs are extremely playful and love to chew on things. This is a
characteristic of their personality that, contrary to other breeds, never fades away,
no even when they grow up, so having always a toy at had will save English
Bulldog owners from many headaches, and from some spoiled shoes and other
• This dog breed is also very active and loves to be taken outside for playing and
for extended walks. If owners fail to provide their English Bulldogs the necessary
exercise, their dogs will gain weight faster than other breeds would.
• English Bulldogs are prone to hip dysplasia and elongated soft palate, two
conditions that cause an excessive hip joint development and heavy breathing
respectively. Due to these, owners are highly encouraged to have their English
Bulldogs constantly checked by their veterinarian.
Once all these are considered, most English Bulldog owners will find they have a pet that
is not only special, but that is also one of the best companions anyone can have, they just
need some extra care.