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Olde English Bulldogge – Dog Breed Guide

Breed summary

Size: Giant
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Longevity: 0
Bark Tendency: High
Aggression: High
Compatibility to other pets: High

Adopt an Olde English Bulldogge, Dog Breed Guide


The Olde English Bulldogge is one of the youngest and also one of the rarest dog breeds in the world today.

Official Name:

Olde English Bulldogge


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Country – United States
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Recognized By:

International Olde English Bulldogge Association
Olde English Bulldogge Kennel Club
Olde English Bulldogge Association
American Pet Registry, Inc.
National Kennel Club
Continental Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America, Inc.
American Rare Breed Association
Backwoods Bulldog Club


This bulldog breed originates in the United States and started to be developed as a distinct breed during the 1970s. The pioneer breed was Mr. David Leavitt who created this breed to look like the original 18th-century bulldogs that have the temperament of modern the English bulldog breed but are healthier and will not be prone to all the medical issues that the modern bulldogs are commonly plagued with.

Mr. Leavitt started a selective breeding program that successfully created a bulldog that can breathe properly, that can give birth naturally without having a caesarian section, and not as restricted in terms of mobility and endurance. These dogs are also more prolific in terms of mating and unlike the modern bulldog; artificial insemination is no longer required. The longevity of this particular breed is up by more than eleven years compared to the average of fewer than 10 years of the original modern version. So far, hip dysplasia is also not common.

This breed is a healthier and more functional bulldog but still a very family oriented breed.


Olde English Bulldogges are healthier and more functional working dogs that will be fearless and athletic than the modern bulldog breed. They are capable workers that will be determined to perform the task given to him. It is a dog that will show fearlessness, courage, boldness, and athleticism towards any threat to their owners, territory or property. They are dogs that will be docile and very friendly towards its family and friends.

Trademark Traits

Healthier bulldogs
Capable working dogs

Ideal For

People or families living in urban, rural or suburban areas
People or families who are active
People or families who are sedentary
People or families with children of all ages
People who are single

Bred For

Olde English Bulldogges was bred to resemble the old 18th-century English Bulldogs as well as be the healthier and more functional versions of the modern Bulldog breed.


Olde English Bulldogges are dogs that will be adapted to all types of lifestyle and living conditions. They do need to be protected from weather extremes.


Olde English Bulldogges requires very little grooming attention. These dogs shed hair in average amounts. They still drool and slobber like the modern Bulldog breed.


Olde English Bulldogges are very trainable due to their very docile and eagerness to please their masters.


The Olde English Bulldogge was created to be healthier bulldogs but it is still susceptible to the gastric problem of bloat. The common canine health issue that is hip dysplasia may occur but breeders are careful to keep this health issue at bay with this particular breed.


Unlike the modern Bulldog, Olde English Bulldogges are more mobile and very athletic. They should be taken out on walks together with a pack every day. Moderate exercise should be sufficient.