Greetings from Bruiser Bulldogs and The Wysongs

We are a family absolutely in love with the English Bulldog breed and are dedicated to breeding genetically healthy English Bulldog puppies. Our extensive experience and unique take on the need for a healthier English Bulldog has positioned our breeding program as a visionary leader for adopters in search of a higher quality English Bulldog puppy for sale.  At our core, we love placing healthy, properly socialized English Bulldog puppies into loving families.  There is no greater joy than to be able to share our lifelong passion for English Bulldogs with our adopter families.  Feel free to read our blog, watch our videos and learn why Bruiser Bulldogs is producing a better bulldog.

Our Focus

Superior Health

Our approach to breeding AKC English Bulldogs has always been a little bit different from most breeders.  Instead of focusing on maximizing wrinkles or winning in the show ring, we have built our foundational bloodlines over the past decade with a focus on health first on foremost.  Sires and Dams are health tested with a unique criteria.  Bruiser Bulldogs must breathe freely, move athletically while still maintaining that classic English Bulldog look that people around the world have come to love.   Our goal has always been consistently produce an English Bulldog puppy for sale that is both a head turner and fundamentally healthy

Bloodline development is the key to producing healthy English Bulldog puppies.  We believe that foundational genetics are created through layer after layer of breeding healthy generations of bulldogs.   Over the course of a decade, we have focused on a stringent set of health criteria to gradually improve the health and quality of the English Bulldog puppies we produce.  The rare combination of experience, repetition, and ethical awareness of correct breeding practices has set our breeding program at the forefront of responsible English Bulldog breeders     Learn More >

Recognized and supported by Dr. Neils Pedersen, veterinary researcher at UC Davis and featured in National Geographic’s article on the state of the Bulldog. 

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Adopter Support

We intentionally use the word “adopter” because it sheds light on our philosophy behind the families that our English Bulldog puppies eventually go home to.  The process truly is an adoption that affects the time, focus, and schedules of each household that gets a puppy from us.  After a healthy bulldog puppy, the single most critical factor for a successful bulldog adoption is adopter support.  The English Bulldog is unique breed with a unique set of caretaking criteria.   Previous dog ownership, while helpful, is not enough to fully prepare an adopter for English Bulldog ownership.  We always say the adoption is just the beginning of our journey.  Our commitment to each adopter family and their Bulldog is 24/7/365.

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Adopter Education – Bruiser Bulldog University

Every Bruiser Bulldog adopter is provided a foundation of Bulldog education that creates the groundwork for a successful adoption.  Through blog articles and email prep, we focus on such topics as socialization, crate training, disease prevention, potty training, nutrition, and basic puppy supplies to ensure that each adoptor will be fully prepared for their new English Bulldog puppy for sale.  

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Socialization

 Our emphasis on socialization rounds out the third leg of focus within our breeding program after healthy genetics and adopter support.   Our comprehensive socialization program ensures that each Bruiser Bulldog puppy is prepared to flourish in their new home.  We have built our socialization program to specifically address the strengths and weaknesses of the English Bulldog breed and prepare each puppy for the experiences that they will face as they transition to their new home. 

As a top AKC English Bulldog breeder, one of our goals is to prepare every one of our puppy bulldogs for their future life while they are at our home.  We want to ensure they are provided with as many experiences as possible in their early life so they adjust to their new homes as smoothly as possible.  A proper socialization program will provide the building blocks for future training, improve human/canine relationships as the English bulldog puppy grows and will even help foster positive relationships with other dogs and pets in their new home.  These positive benefits are possible because socialization replaces fear with experience, an effective program creates personalities that are calm and confident instead of cautious and suspicious.  By allowing each bulldog puppy to “know” more of the world through experiences, positive life responses are opened and made possible.  

 We base our socialization program on unique experiences that build confident and positive behavior.  This method of socialization was first introduced by Dr. Carmen Battaglia and is a requirement for every bulldog puppy that is placed into an adopter’s home.  Below is an example of the type of checklist of experiences that every English Bulldog puppy is introduced to at Bruiser Bulldog’s breeding program.  Learn More >

Available Bulldog Puppies

Greetings from the Wysongs! Northern Indiana based, Bruiser Bulldogs offers purebred English Bulldog Puppies for sale to loving adopters seeking to find a higher quality English Bulldog.  As English Bulldog breeders, Mitch and Erica Wysong have dedicated themselves to a lifelong journey of changing the culture and societal pressures of poor breeding practices within the English Bulldog Community.

Mitch and Erica believe in producing a healthy English Bulldog puppy first and foremost.  Through years of research and development, Bruiser Bulldogs is leading a new movement away from the overdone, wrinkled bulldog that has been long plagued by health problems. By embracing a healthier, more athletic look they are able to ensure that each and every English Bulldog Puppy for sale by Bruiser Bulldogs is supported by a platform of health tested, clean genetics.

Upon adoption, each family that takes on the responsibility of a Bruiser Bulldog enters into an active and vibrant communal family of bulldog owners.  Mitch and Erica believe it is their responsibility to provide emotional and mental support for the lifetime of each and every English Bulldog puppy they produce.  To ensure the success of every adoption, Bruiser Bulldogs will always be committed to helping  Bruiser Bulldog adopters care for their English Bulldogs to the best of their ability.

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Bruiser Bulldog’s Reviews

  • Leah H. Avatar
    5 out of 5 stars
    Leah H.
    4/08/2021 - Google

    I've grown up with english bulldogs my whole life. I am familiar with common and uncommon health problems they may face so when my boyfriend and I decided we were ready to adopt our own english puppy finding a reputable breeder that prioritizes health was most important to us. Erica and Mitch of Bruiser Bulldogs are just that. They are experienced, ethical and quality breeders. I was referred to them by my friend that I trust after I saw their gorgeous healthy puppy. Our Puppy Primrose is the light of our lives! Bruisers was there to assist us every step of the way. We would highly recommend Bruisers Bulldogs to anyone looking for their own happy, healthy pup!

  • Emily R. Avatar
    5 out of 5 stars
    Emily R.
    4/08/2021 - Google

    We, like many of the other people who found Bruisers, did a lot of research to find a responsible breeder, especially since English Bulldogs can have health issues and because there is a trend now for "trendy" bulldogs (blue, etc.) which have even more health issues. We were lucky to have come across Bruiser Bulldogs and even more so the fact that they were near our family and hometown made it even better. We have had Clementine (Callie) for four months now, and she is a wonderful dog. Her personality is amazing, and I think part of it is breeding and the other part is Erika and her family lovingly raising the puppies in their home with plenty of attention and snuggles. I also was impressed that, rather than send the puppies out right at 8 weeks, Erika kept ours for a few extra weeks because she was tiny and not read to leave her mom yet. It's that care that differentiates Bruisers from other breeders.

  • Elizabeth W. Avatar
    5 out of 5 stars
    Elizabeth W.
    4/01/2021 - Google

    We found Bruiser Bulldogs after researching healthy breeding line for bulldog puppies. Erica was easy to work with thru the entire process from application to adopting and now beyond as we host our new family member, Chief. Her on-call support and willingness to provide open, honest advice to all of our questions and concerns continues to be appreciated. We would highly recommend Bruiser Bulldogs to anyone looking for an English Bulldog to join their family.

  • Jonathan E. Avatar
    5 out of 5 stars
    Jonathan E.
    3/22/2021 - Google

    Bruiser Bulldogs are 5-star breeders! They are experienced, responsive and knowledgeable about all things bulldog related. They went above and beyond for us and are truly dedicated to all of their pups! We love our little girl so much and would recommend Bruiser to anyone looking for a healthy beautiful bully.

  • Mitch C. Avatar
    5 out of 5 stars
    Mitch C.
    2/22/2021 - Google

    Bruiser Bulldogs is a 5-star breeder in every way. Erica and Mitch are trustworthy, excellent communicators, fair, passionate, and produce the best bulldogs.We were at the top of the waiting list for months and Erica reached out every litter to see if we were finally ready for a bulldog. When we were, she was very easy to work with. Her knowledge on bulldogs is outstanding. We had many questions on the process and she always knew what was best for the puppy.We've had Penny (formerly Blair) for two months and she is very healthy, energetic, playful, and sweet. She is great with other people and dogs. We are so happy with our pup.When we are ready for bulldog #2, we will only consider Bruiser Bulldogs.

  • Adam B. Avatar
    5 out of 5 stars
    Adam B.
    2/22/2021 - Google

    We waited a while to write this review so that we had a better sense for the overall health of our Bruiser Bulldog “Bowser”. Bowser was born April 2020 and is an integral part of our family. When we were first exploring English Bulldog breeders our biggest concern was the overall health of the dogs. We decided to work with Erica at Bruiser Bulldogs because we liked their focus on improving the breeds breathing abilities and the fact that the puppies are raised within her family environment before coming home with their new owners.As for Bowsers health, he’s a health energetic English Bulldog that has no problem keeping up with the kids, going on 2 mi walks and camping with us on a regular basis. Bowser also breaths clearly and our vet was impressed with his overall health from the moment we brought him home. All that said we know English Bulldogs have a predisposition to many health issues and that his current health can not predict the future. With that In mind its important to start with a breeder that open to answer any of your questions as Erica has ours, and that strongly believes in improving the breeds overall health profile.

  • Collyn C. Avatar
    5 out of 5 stars
    Collyn C.
    2/22/2021 - Google

    After the loss of our first English Bulldog due to health issues it was very important for us to find a breeder who did not breed only for aesthetic but more importantly for health. My sister ended up finding Bruiser Bulldogs and we knew right away that they were the breeder for us.In September we ended up driving 9 hours to pick up two Bruiser bulldog puppies- one for my husband and I and one for my mom. Jackson and Penelope have been nothing but a joy. They are very social and very friendly to everyone they meet including kids and other dogs/animals. They are both very athletic and healthy. They are also HUGE snugglers and always want to be with you. It is an absolute pleasure having these two bullies in our lives! My sister and her fiancé also fell in love with them and now are on the waitlist themselves for a Bruiser bulldog!Erica is very knowledgeable about the breed. She is very hands on throughout the process and is just overall a kind and honest person to work with.With all that being said I cannot recommend Bruiser Bulldogs enough!

  • Christina S. Avatar
    5 out of 5 stars
    Christina S.
    2/22/2021 - Google

    We fell in love with our puppy the moment we saw him. One of the reasons we chose Bruiser Bulldogs was due to the claims about breeding for health. During our first visit at our vet's office, he told us that our pup was one of the healthiest English bulldogs he had ever seen. He is healthy, happy and social. Would recommend to anyone.

  • Jim T. Avatar
    5 out of 5 stars
    Jim T.
    2/22/2021 - Google

    What an awesome experience! We seen our dog on their website and sent them an Email. Mitch called us and personally walked us through the process and made sure we had the right dog for our family. We couldn't be happier when we picked up our dog Ramsey, Erica made sure we had everything we needed and then some. They are truly amazing people who breed truly amazing dogs!