The main differences between these two breeds are height and weight, with the Old English bulldog being taller in stature and heavier in weight. As puppies, these two breeds are difficult to distinguish, but as they grow the English bulldog remains smaller and has a pudgy, wrinkled face.
The Old English bulldog was bred to fight bulls, so it has a more athletic appearance than the English bulldog, weighing up to 100 lbs. The English bulldog usually tops out at around 60 lbs.
Unlike the English bulldog, the Old English bulldog does not have a head that appears too large for its body. The legs and body are also longer. The English bulldog is lazier than the Old English bulldog, preferring to rest inside than run or walk outdoors.Learn More
An adult male English bulldog should weigh between 53 and 55 pounds, and an adult female should weigh between 49 and 51 pounds. In its first year of life, an English bulldog puppy increases its weight by 40 to 50 times.Full Answer >
Each English Bulldog has a unique personality, but most are calm, friendly and dignified. Bulldogs should not be aggressive, vicious or overly fearful, and although they can be stubborn at times, they tend to be loving towards their owners.Full Answer >
In English bulldogs and all other dogs, tail docking is the practice of intentionally removing part of the tail through surgery. Tail docking is a controversial procedure. While some in the United States still perform the procedure, as of 2014, docking is banned in the United Kingdom and Australia.Full Answer >
The teacup English bulldog, more commonly known as the miniature bulldog, is a miniaturized version of purebred English bulldogs. Selective breeding of English bulldogs for the desired trait of small size led to the miniature bulldog. The breed is not a mixed breed.Full Answer >