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Miniature Australian Bulldog

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Description

The body Structure overall should be one of great strength with good thickness of bone with males being Solid and compact with good muscle tone. Nice long Bodies on the females is preferred as a rule due to being better whelpers than a short bodied female. Preferred a nice level top line with tail cartridge straight off the back being docked or not. Moderate turn of stifle and hock angulations. Chest area should be broad with the brisket well let down. Front to be straight with good shoulder placement. Body coat preferred short & smooth, not thick or rough. The Head structure of a Mini Aussie Bulldog is one of its main attributes being very strong and square in appearance having good depth and width of muzzle with a pronounced stop between the eyes and have 1/3 folds of wrinkle across the nose. Eye placement to be wide apart being large & clean in appearance. Mouth to be up to 1/4 inch undershot but breeding towards a near level bite preferred. Teeth to be of good size and well placed within the mouth. Jaw structure preferred wide and square top and bottom. The Mini Aussie Bulldog comes in a variation of wonderful colors. Being in shades of fawn, apricot, orange, red, mahogany, white and being at least 5 shades of brindle including, red brindle, fawn brindle, black brindle, mahogany brindle, silver brindle. Aussies also come in pied coloring with pied being one color more dominant than the other, with an arrangement of patches on the body that is quite appealing.

Temperament

The Miniature Australian Bulldog is being developed as a smaller version of theAustralian Bulldog. He loves being part of a family. The Mini Aussie Bulldog is intelligent, loving and loyal with a sound temperament. Good with children. Fun loving, this breed is pretty easygoing. They will enjoy playing with a ball or Frisbee and love to play or swim in water. Good watch dog but not a guard dog, though their appearance can be a deterrent. Given the alertness of this breed, the Mini Aussie Bulldog does have the ability to be a dependable watch dog at a mature age. With their intelligence and loyalty they are a very easy dog to teach at home, but obedience training is recommended (as with any breed of dog). The Mini Aussie Bulldog has stamina, a very sound temperament and have not been known to show any aggression problems that are uncontrollable. The Mini Aussie Bulldog strives for affection & comfort from their owners and family members. Like all dogs, the Mini Aussie Bulldog needs an owner who is calmly, firm, confident and consistent. Setting the rules the dog must follow and sticking to them along with daily pack walks are essential in preventing behavior issues.

Height, Weight

14 inches (35.5 cm) tall or smaller.
The weight is not specified but it should be in proportion to the size.

Health Problems

Although the best has been done to eliminate health problems within this breed, this does not mean that they are faultless, but all effort is put in to breed Mini Aussie Bulldogs of good health , sound structure and well natured.

Living Conditions

Miniature Aussie Bulldogs are not recommended for apartment life. This breed is an indoor dog, and should not be left outside all day in a kennel. Mini Bulldogs do best in temperate climates as the breed can chill easily in cold weather and have trouble cooling off in very hot weather.

Exercise

The Mini Aussie Bulldogs need plenty of exercise. They need to be taken on a daily walk. In addition, they like to go swimming in summer and lay in the sun during the winter months. The Mini Aussie Bulldogs have more energy than their full size, Australian Bulldog relatives, particularly the females. They should get plenty of daily exercise.

Grooming

The smooth, fine, short-haired coat is easy to groom. Comb and brush with a firm bristle brush, and bathe only when necessary. Wipe the face with a damp cloth every day to clean inside the wrinkles. This breed is an average shedder.

Origin

The Miniature Australian Bulldog is being developed by Mrs. Pip Nobes and Mrs. Lee-ann Milton as a smaller version of the Australian Bulldog. They took a full size Australian Bulldog and crossed it with the Pug andFrench Bulldog. In the beginning of their breeding, they considered using the Boston Terrier and the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, however because of the temperaments of these two breeds, the idea was scrapped. The goal was to create a healthier version of theEnglish Bulldog.

Recognition

DRA

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Pictures of Miniature Australian Bulldog
Pictures of Miniature Australian Bulldog