The English bulldog is a symbol of a breed of a dogged nature, resilient and persistent and never giving up. These small but very strong dogs were used in the very popular sport of Bull baiting where the dogs, on which money was wagered was thrown into a ring with a bull and if it could avoid being hurt or killed manager to get the bull by the nose and pull it to the ground thus completing the wager and the successful dogs earned their masters a great deal of money.
Obviously the dogs that were used for this had to have a number of characteristics. They needed to be strong, agile, fast resilient and have a very strong bite. And most importantly they had to have a lot of courage. These characteristics became associated with Britishness in their many and persistent victories over various attempts at subjugation by foreign powers. Not since 1066 has their been a successful armed invasion of those small islands off the French and Dutch coast.
When Bull and bear baiting was outlawed in 1865 a dog with these fantastic survival traits of stocky bodies and big heads with very strong jaws had been developed. But what was interesting was the other characteristics that developed with the breed.
First and foremost they have wonderful temperaments as pets. They are not at all vicious or aggressive but rather loving and gentle natured. They do not need massive amounts of exercise and are content to sleep a lot of the time. This makes them ideal pets for those living in apartment buildings and those who like a cuddly pet that is docile rather than boisterous.
In addition they are not large dogs. The average male gets to a bit more than 45 pounds and the females are generally about that when they have matured.
Here in Virginia there is now a full time breeding kennels run by a couple who are obsessed with producing high quality Bulldog pups and a galley of the currently available cute Bulldogs can be viewed by clicking on the link.
At the time of writing there were 8 English Bulldogs for sale on this site. Each has been bred by the couple who are obsessed with keeping the breed pure and the characteristics in line with the best qualities of the breed.
Each Pup is registered with either the Continental Kennel Club or the National Kennel Club. The registration application will be completed by the breeders with your name and address once you have paid and taken the pup. The registration papers will be posted to you within 2 months.
Each of these cute Bulldogs that are shown in the gallery are sold to approved buyers and are allocated on a first to pay asking price.
Most essentially the prospective buyer of one of these English Bulldogs for sale is assured that they have been bred and raised with the care, love and enthusiasm of a couple who are devoted to breeding the very best.
There are English Bulldogs which a pure bred of a high quality being bred in Virginia and sold to approved would be owners.
Breeding Lovable and High Quality English Bulldogs pups here