The Victorian Bulldog has dense bone and a large head as is typical of the Bulldog Breeds.
Head - large but not exaggerated out of proportion to the body. The cheeks are rounded and extend sideways beyond the eye
Muzzle -Upturned, broad and short but not so excessive as to interfere with breathing.
Bite - undershot but not to excess.
Nostrils - large and wide.
Flews - broad and hang over the lower jaw at the sides.
Eyes - set low and wide apart.
Ears are either rose or button.
Neck is thick, strong and arched, with loose skin forming dewlaps on each side.
Shoulders are broad and deep.
Chest - wide but not so wide as to destroy the symmetry of the dog
Forelegs - muscular, straight and wide apart.
Hind legs - strong and muscular. The hocks are slightly bent.
Hindquarters - somewhat higher and not as heavy as the chest and front part of body , body tapers to the hindquarters,but not so much as to destroy the symmetry of a
muscular athletic dog.
Feet - round and compact and either straight, turning down or screwed. The coat is smooth and short.
Colors - brindle, solid white or pied, solid red, fawn or fallow.
ABOUT THE VICTORIAN BULLDOG
A few facts about the Victorian Bulldog
The exact origin of the Victorian Bulldog is unknown.
The Victorian Bulldog is loyal and reliable with a typical bulldog personality. The Victorian Bulldog is one of the gentlest of dogs. The Victorian Bulldog is affectionate and
mentally sound and good with children.
The Victorian Bulldog though gentle is very courageous and exhibits excellent guarding abilities.
It is imperative that the Victorian Bulldog can enjoy human attention this breed is definitely not happy.
Victorian Bulldogs like people but can be dog aggressive. o
Height: Males 17 - 19 inches (43 - 48 cm) Females 16 - 19 inches (41 - 48 cm)
Weight: Males 70 - 75 pounds (32 - 34 kg) Females 55 - 65 pounds (25 - 30 kg)
VICTORIAN BULLDOG CARE
The Victorian Bulldog is good for apartment life.
Quiet and inactive indoors however a small yard is suggested. This breed is an indoor dog. Victorian Bulldogs do best in temperate climates, as the breed can chill easily in
cold weather and have trouble cooling off in very hot weather.
The Victorian Bulldog needs to be taken on a daily walk.
About 9 to 13 years
This is a shorthaired breed though easy to groom we do suggest a daily brushing. Brush with a firm bristle brush.
Wipe the face with a damp cloth every day to clean inside the wrinkles.
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