English Bulldog Complete Profile

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Key Facts:

Size: Small - medium Height: About 38 cm (15 inches) Weight: 22.5 - 25 kg (50 - 55 lb) Life Span: 10 years Grooming: Simple Exercise: Medium Feeding: Medium Temperament: Determined & affectionate Country of Origin: Britain AKC Group: Non-Sporting Other Names: English Bulldog, British Bulldog

Temperament: The Bulldog is affectionate, loyal and stubborn. Bulldogs get on well with children and household pets but maybe dominant towards other dogs. Bulldogs are affectionate and docile companions and enjoy following their owner or family aroundrepparttar house. Bulldogs love attention and their happiness depends upon it.

Grooming: The coat of a Bulldog only requires minimal care, but it is important that facial wrinkles are kept dry and healthy.

Exercise: To keep Bulldogs healthy they need regular but moderate exercise. The shape of a Bulldogs head and it's breathing apparatus means that it can easily become short of breath and so walking should not be done at a fast pace, expecially in hot weather. But in saying that, Bulldogs can occasionally put in a surprising burst of speed.

History: It is believed that Bulldogs evolved fromrepparttar 147973 mastiff family. Centuries ago they were longer legged and were used for bull baiting. Bulldogs were known throughout England as keen fighters and they were expected to attack and hang ontorepparttar 147974 ears or sensitive noses ofrepparttar 147975 bulls who at times, would toss them 10 metres intorepparttar 147976 air - often causing a serious injury or death. Bull baiting was banned after 1835, which is when breeders concentrated on breedingrepparttar 147977 gentle amicable Bulldogs that we know today.

Beagle Complete Profile

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Key Facts:

Size: Small Height: 33 - 40 cm (13 - 16 inches) Weight: 9 - 14 kg (20 - 30 lb) Life Span: 15 years Grooming: Easy Exercise: Considerable Feeding: Reasonable Temperament: Stubborn & active Country of Origin: England AKC Group: Hound Other Names: English Beagle

Temperament: The Beagle is alert, bold, active, eager and affectionate. Beagle's can be stubborn dogs, but haverepparttar intelligence to be trained, if done in a firm manner. They still have pack instincts and enjoy being socialised with other dogs or beagles for pack activities. Beagles make great family pets with their cheerful and gentle nature and tolerance of other pets and children.

Grooming: The coat of a Beagle is waterproof and is able to drip-dry easily and dirt can be sponged off with ease.

Exercise: Beagles need a considerable amount of exercise. They are not recommended for a flat or apartment home.

History: The Beagle is believed to have evolved fromrepparttar 147972 old Talbot or Southern Hound in France, these hounds made their way over to Britain. Originally there were two kinds of scent hounds in England, large ones who hunted deer and small ones known as 'begles' who hunted rabbits. Thus, just as Harriers are a smaller version ofrepparttar 147973 English Foxhound,repparttar 147974 Beagle is a smaller version ofrepparttar 147975 Harrier.

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