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English Bulldogs and Doggy Day Care


So you’ve bought your first AKC registered healthy English Bulldog from us. After a few months, life has hit full swing and is pushing you in every which way, diverting your time from the newest addition to your family, Jack. We all understand when life hits those busy seasons whether around the holidays or during the school year and encourage considering doggy daycare for those busy seasons.       PUPPY HEALTH   While some people may discourage daycare, we...

Potty Training Your Bulldog Puppy


Whether it’s the toddler or puppy running around your house, potty training often receives a groan of exasperation. It can be frustrating and feel like a long process, to potty train your new English Bulldog puppy. With discipline and dedication, a new bulldog puppy should master the potty training process in a few weeks.    As English Bulldog breeders focused on the health and wellbeing of our bulldogs, we encourage our adopters to implement potty training methods focusing on the...

Is Your Bulldog Eating Too Fast?


Bulldogs love to eat and can eat extremely fast.  Eating too quickly is not ideal and can cause aspiration pneumonia. That’s when the dog inhales a piece of food or a food particle into the lungs.   So the question is… how do I slow down my bulldog from eating too quickly?   First, you want to make sure that your bulldog is eating at the correct height. This isn’t a huge issue with bulldogs because they are pretty low...

Feeding Your Bulldog Puppy


After much research and many phone calls to manufacturers, we decided to go with Diamond Puppy/Adult food. This decision came after many years of using Royal Canin which we were mostly happy with. We felt that we should find a food formulated for our Bulldog moms.  Diamond puppy food is specifically designed for pregnant, nursing moms, and puppies.  It exceeds the minimum amount of calcium and phosphorus that a pregnant and nursing mom needs.  I include that information to help...

The Best Toys for Your Bulldog


People often ask us about toy selection for our young bulldog puppies.  When you choose toys for your Bulldog, it’s important to remember that every puppy has unique preferences. But, a few general recommendations can be made that are typically accurate of most bulldog toy preferences. We can break down appropriate toy selections according to the age of the bulldog.  Toys for 8 Weeks Young, English Bulldog puppies prefer to have a wide variety of toys.  A shotgun approach to...

English Bulldog Puppies and Doggy Daycare


You bought your first AKC registered English Bulldog from us, but after a few months, life hit full swing. It’s pushing you in every which way, diverting your time from the newest addition to your family, Jack. Life hits busy seasons whether around the holidays or during the school year. That’s why we encourage considering doggy daycare for those seasons.   PUPPY HEALTH While some people may discourage daycare, we believe it helps develop and maintain a healthy English Bulldog....

7 tips to traveling with your bulldog


7 tips to traveling with your bulldog Here are some tips and reminders for making travel easy and safe when you take your bully with you! . Visit the Vet First and foremost, we recommend that you pay a visit to your veterinarian for a checkup. Make sure that your bully is up to date on all vaccinations, rabies and preventatives. Depending on the destination, you may need to have a health certificate for you bulldog. Pets traveling to Canada,...

How to properly use a crate


In a previous article we wrote about what size of crate you should buy for your bulldog. Once you do have a properly sized crate, you will need to have a fundamental understanding of the do’s and don’ts of crate training.   Crating Philosophy   When considering the natural habitation of a canine, often times its home is a den, cave or similar close quartered shelter. They used this space as their home, to sleep, escape from danger and to...

What size of crate should I buy for my puppy?


One of the first steps in preparing for the arrival of your new bulldog puppy is purchasing a puppy crate.  Here at Bruiser Bulldogs, we are big advocates for crate training (we will go into one important benefit of crate training later in this article), and selecting a proper crate is naturally a very important first step. Choosing the correct crate, the first time, can not only save you money and hassle; it can also jumpstart your potty training program.  The...

Collar vs. Harness


Collar vs. Harness   The question comes up all of the time. “Should I use a harness or a collar for my new bulldog?” Bulldog owners often wonder which style is the most comfortable, safe, and effective for their bulldog. The answer is actually somewhere in the middle. Both collars and harnesses are specific and useful tools that are effective in their own unique situations.   Although collars are typically the most common attire for dogs in general , they...