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Weight: 50-90 lbs.
Energy Level: High
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Health & Longevity
Average Life Span: 10-12 years
The Bullador is considered a healthy hybrid dog that does not have a well-known history of major illnesses or diseases. It is important to note that the Bullador can inherit genetic and hereditary conditions from either parent.
Some of the most common secondary health concerns that the Bullador may have include hip dysplasia, ear infections, bloat, obesity, and eye problems.
Hip dysplasia is a painful condition that can cause lameness in the back limbs of your Bullador. This condition occurs when the hip joint is not properly formed or does not sit within the socket correctly.
Bulladors are prone to ear infections as well, so you should monitor their ears and check them once per week to see if there is any redness, irritation, or buildup of debris.
Bloat is a fatal condition and is one that should be treated promptly. This occurs when too much gas is trapped in the stomach. The stomach will expand and place unnecessary pressure on other organs and can restrict blood flow throughout the body.
Obesity is no stranger to the Bullador and if given the opportunity, your pup will overeat. It is important to feed your puppy a high quality food and limit how many treats he or she receives. If you believe that your puppy is obese or heading in that direction, speak with your veterinarian to prevent further complications.
Lastly, the Bullador can suffer from eye problems such as cataracts and infections. You should watch for signs and alert your vet when you notice a problem.
Temperament & Train-ability
The Bullador is often described as an affectionate, loving, and protective breed. All of these terms are accurate and you will find that this breed may fit right in with your family.
This breed comes from two breeds that are known for positive and awesome temperaments – the Labrador Retriever and the English Bulldog. Your Bullador is going to be active and requires physical and mental stimulation. It is a good idea to make sure you live somewhere with a large fenced in yard or you should at minimum be prepared to take your puppy on a lot of walks.
This breed devotes itself to every member within the family and is excellent with children, so you never have to worry about an aggressive side. While this breed often gets along with other animals, you may find that your puppy’s territorial nature comes out and you may find that he or she is a bit aggressive with other dogs.
To combat the aggressive and shy nature that the Bulldog brings out in your puppy, you need to socialize him or her properly at a young age.
As we mentioned above, this breed does need a lot of exercise and activity. The Bullador is the perfect dog to take hiking with you, swimming, boating, or any other activity where he or she can get out of the house and into some fresh air.
When it comes to training, you can end up on either side of the spectrum and it is hard to tell what will happen. Labrador Retrievers are intelligent and naturally easy to train, but the English Bulldog is not intelligent and is quite difficult to train.
One thing to keep in mind when it comes to training your new puppy is that you have to be quite consistent in your training efforts. Giving up on your puppy or getting irritated when they are not learning as quick as you would like them is a big no.
The Bullador does have some grooming needs, but does not require much more than similar breeds. You will notice that this breed does shed however the amount it sheds can vary from puppy to puppy.
You should brush your Bullador’s coat every day to ensure you remove any loose hairs and that all tangles are gone.
You should only bathe your Bullador as the need arises. It is not uncommon for a Bullador to go a month without needing a bath, simply because they remain indoors for majority of the day and do not get dirty. If your pup plays in the mud, go ahead and bathe him or her more often.
Your Bullador will need to eat three to four cups of quality dry food per day, ideally in two different meals. You should choose a dry food that contains high quality ingredients such as meats, vegetables, and brown rice.
Bulladors do have a tendency to gain weight quickly and can become obese, so you need to make sure that the food you purchase for your puppy is high in nutrient content. You should also avoid wet food as this will only contribute to the obesity problem.
If you find that you cannot decide on a brand of food, speak with your puppy’s vet or breeder and ask for their recommendation.
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The Bullador is not an easy breed to locate by any means, so the price really depends on the individual breeder. Often, you can expect to pay somewhere between $700 and $2,500 for this breed.
Paws ‘N’ Pups Ranking
Paws ‘N’ Pups ranks every breed out of 4 with 1 being easiest to integrate into your life and 4 being the toughest – The lower the ranking the better.
Ranking takes into account a few basic factors including cost, skill level needed, high vs low maintenance and how critical regular training is to success. The Bullador makes a wonderful pet inside your home and will provide you with many years of laughs and smiles. This breed can be hard to train if the Bulldog genes are dominant. In addition, the Bullador is very active and needs a family that can keep up with him. This breed ranks a 2.5.
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