About the English Boston Bulldog
The English Boston Bulldog is a hybrid dog that is made up of a combination of two different purebreeds. It's a cross between the Boston Terrier and the English Bulldog. We've found the best method for understanding the characteristics of the English Boston Bulldog is to read both of its ancestors descriptions taking note of their temperaments, size and general look.
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The English Boston Bulldog is a compact, stout, well-muscled hybrid breed. Their heads are thick and very large-sized with cheeks that reach the sides of their eyes.The English Boston Bulldog鈥檚 muzzle is short and pug like and features a broad black nose with wide nostrils. Their upper lips are pendent and close over an severely undershot lower jaw. English Boston Bulldogs have round dark eyes that are set far apart and a pair of small, thin ears that are folded back. Their short tails are carried low. The hybrid breed鈥檚 chest is proportionately broad, and the limbs are straight, sturdy, and well-muscled. The coat of the English Boston Bulldog is glossy, short-haired, and fine in texture.
Because of the English Boston Bulldog's pug nose, he is susceptible to breathing problems. Some English Boston Bulldogs also have small windpipes. Poor eyesight is also a health concern for this breed. Bulldogs are prone to flatulence that may offend some people. They also are more likely than most other dog breeds to develop skin infections or suffer from heat stroke. English Boston Bulldogs have a life span that varies, but the average is 12 years.
The glossy, short-haired coat of the English Boston Bulldog is easy to groom and care for. Regular brushing with a firm bristle brush and bathing only as necessary are sufficient methods of upkeep. The face and eyes of this breed should be wiped with a clean, moist cloth on a daily basis. Ears and eyes should be regularly checked. Nails should be kept trimmed. The English Boston Bulldog is an average shedder.
Some English Boston Bulldogs enjoy exercising, but others would prefer to lie around the house all day long. Owners of this breed should encourage at least a bit of regular exercise to promote good health. English Boston Bulldogs are a good choice of pet for families with apartments or small households. This breed does't need a yard. English Boston Bulldogs are sensitive to extreme climates.
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