Bulldog Breed Health Council. The Bulldog breed council have important information on this page about keeping your dog cool in hot weather. We had meetings at the Kennel Club who asked what plans we had to improve the health of the breed so it was developed with input from the Breed Clubs as a voluntary assessment, with no pass or fail.
The unnatural wrinkles on this dog's face – breed into them by humans – are prone to infection unless regularly cleaned. Bulldogs do best in temperate climates as the breed can chill easily in cold weather and have trouble cooling off in very hot weather. Bulldog information including personality, history, grooming, pictures, videos, and the AKC breed standard.
Do we need to outbreed bulldogs with poor health with a different breed?
Bulldogs do best in temperate climates as the breed can chill easily in cold weather and have trouble cooling off in very hot weather.
A group created for bulldog breed council health tested males at stud. The English bulldog is now so inbred that there is little chance of improving its notoriously poor health, geneticists have concluded. Bulldogs are very likely to suffer from serious health and welfare issues due to their physical conformation, including severe breathing difficulties, skin problems, joint problems and dental issues.