Bulldog Breed Standard Colors. Color of Coat — The color of coat should be uniform, pure of its kind and brilliant. Breeders and judges should at all times be careful to avoid obvious conditions or exaggerations which would be.
Proportions: The American Bulldog is a square to off-square breed, with the height at the withers being approximately equal to or Coat Color or Pattern: CKC recognizes two color varieties of the American Bulldog breed: the standard color and nonstandard color variety. Outside of Breed Standard you will find Pure Black, Blue, Chocolate, Merle, Tan, Sable and possibly others. The bulldog is what is called a head-breed meaning that the head is preponderate over the rest of the body when judging a bulldog.
Bulldogs, unfortunately, bred to be highly efficient bull baiting machines and their role was to pin down a bull so they could be slaughtered or castrated afterward.
The dogs who were selectively bred for this job were animals with massive heads, stocky bodies, and strong jaws.
Silver and apricot can also be seen with this breed, and while not standard colors per the AKC, these colors are indeed recognized by the FCI and other kennel clubs. Height: not specified by breed standard. Along with a changing interpretation of the breed standard in the show ring.