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Contrary to popular belief, because of the name itself, bulldogs are not stout bullies that push other dogs around. They are known as friendly, courageous and calm dogs which any owner enjoys. But they’re also not known for their fast running and athleticism either. These dogs are in the non-sporting group of canines and they are one of the cutest breeds! Just like in our previous posts, the leading indoor dog potty providers here at Bark Potty have more wonderful facts about this breed. Enjoy!
They may be small in size, but they’re heavier than you think!
Bulldogs are known for their short legs and stocky bodies, but nobody is ever prepared for a “lap-sized” dog that can weigh an upwards of 50 pounds, to jump on them and discover that they’re not as small as they seem.
The name stems from bull-baiting.
Bulldogs get their name from the term bull-baiting. This term is defined by Google as the practice of setting dogs to harass and attack a tethered bull, popular as a sport in medieval Europe.
The bulldog originated in the British Isles.
It makes sense that Europeans used bulldogs for bull-baiting which started in Europe, because bulldogs were first found in the British Isles.
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The bulldog may look small from the outside, but come with a big heart. These dogs are the perfect type of canine for anyone who lives in an apartment. If you do have a bulldog and they aren’t spoiled with a yard all day long, it’s time to make sure they’re as comfortable as possible. Buy them an indoor dog potty online from Bark Potty today and make sure they’re treated like the king or queen they are! Stay tuned to learn more information about American’s next most popular dog breed: The beagle.
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