Height: 12 to 15 inches at shoulder
Weight: 40 to 50 pounds
Coat: short and smooth
Life span: 8 to 12 years
Breed Group: Companion Dogs
Bulldogs originally were used to drive cattle to market and to compete in a bloody sport called bullbaiting. Today, they're gentle companions who love kids. A brief walk and a nap on the sofa is just their speed.