How is and Olde different from an English Bulldog?
The rare Olde English Bulldogges are a remake of the original 18th century English Bullfighting Dogs. After bull fighting became illegal, the English Bulldog no longer bread for their strength and health but rather for their stocky look. After years of selective breeding for such characteristics, these dogs have lost their health and have difficulty breathing, are not able to give live birth, and are prone to strokes. Therefore, the Olde English Bulldogges are not only bread to resemble the health and athletic ability of the original bulldog, but without the original temperament.
What are the characteristic of an Olde?
Olde English Bulldogges are incredible athletes. They are powerful, tough and fearless, but they also have huge hearts. One of the greatest aspects that these dogs is versatility, they will be a great running partner, or even a great couch potato because they live to please their owner. Oldes are cuddly, love constant attention and are huge hams. Some traits that make these great dogs are: They love kids; very playful but not hyper; they do great in the house or small yards; high pain tolerance (they don’t mind the kids pulling ears or riding there backs--not nippy); light shedders; they often snort, snore, grunt and almost talk, (very entertaining); similar to being double jointed and can do crazy things with there body; Very smart and easy to train; The ultimate guard dogs. They seem naturally cautious of strange men, great with kids and women.
They have huge hearts, will never submit and will die to protect you.