Bull-Aussie:Australian Shepherd and English Bulldog Mix

Hybrid Breed

Australian Shepherd + English Bulldog


Bull-Aussie - The fascinating mix of English Bulldog and Australian Shepherd.

The Bull-Aussie is an exciting hybrid breed created by crossing the English Bulldog and the Australian Shepherd. This unusual combination of two different dog breeds results in a unique and fascinating companion.

The exact history of the Bull Aussie's origin is not precisely documented, as it is a comparatively new hybrid breed. However, it is believed that this cross was bred to combine the physical robustness of the English Bulldog with the intelligence and working ability of the Australian Shepherd.

Suitability and Use

The Bull-Aussie is a versatile dog that makes a good family pet and companion. His loving nature and adaptability make him an ideal pet for people of all ages. It can be kept in a house with a yard as well as an apartment, provided it receives adequate exercise and mental stimulation.

Alternate Name -
Origin USA - UK
Life expectancy 10 - 15 years
Care requirements high-maintenance - low-maintenance
Activity level high - low
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of the Bull-Aussie

The Bull-Aussie probably has the following character traits:

  • Affectionate: He develops a close bond with his owners and loves to spend time with them.
  • Intelligent: The Bull-Aussie inherits the high intelligence of both parent breeds and is eager to learn and easily trained.
  • Protective Instinct: Because of his heritage as a herding and guarding dog, he may have a strong protective instinct and defend his family and home.
  • Active: The Bull-Aussie needs sufficient exercise and mental stimulation to dissipate his energy and be content.

The Bull-Aussie is a fascinating mix of English Bulldog and Australian Shepherd. With his unique appearance and versatile personality traits, he makes an interesting and loving companion. His affection and intelligence make him a wonderful pet for people looking for an active and engaging four-legged friend. With proper care and veterinary attention, the Bull-Aussie can live a happy and healthy life and bring much joy to his owners.

Health and care

In terms of health, the Bull Aussie usually inherits the specific health problems of both parent breeds. These include respiratory problems, skin allergies, joint problems, and eye problems.Regular veterinary examinations, a balanced diet and adequate exercise are important to ensure the Bull-Aussie's health and well-being. The Bull Aussie's coat requires regular brushing to prevent matting.

The Bull-Aussie is a medium-sized dog with a strong build and a distinctive appearance that reflects characteristics of both breeds. It usually has the muscular appearance of the English Bulldog with the distinctive coat pattern and lively eyes of the Australian Shepherd. The coat can be a variety of colors, including black, brown, white, or a combination thereof.

Fur length long - short
Fur flat coated
Ear shape Standing Ears - Floppy Ear
Tail fanned out - stubby
Anatomy sporty, muscular, massive, square, hefty
Size ♀ 31 - 54 cm
Weight ♀ 23 - 35 kg
Size ♂ 31 - 58 cm
Weight ♂ 18 - 32 kg
Suitable For -
  • Hip dysplasia (HD)

    Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.

  • Elbow dysplasia (ED)

    Elbow joint dysplasia is a chronic disease complex of the elbow joint of fast growing dog breeds.

  • MDR1 defect

    The MDR1 defect is a defect in the MDR1 gene that can occur in some breeds of dogs and in humans. This results in the deficient or absent synthesis of a certain protein which is an important component of the blood-brain barrier, leading to hypersensitivity to some drugs.

  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)

    Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.

  • Numbness

    Often occurs in old age.

  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • Skin inflammations

    Can be hereditary in certain breeds.

  • Heart disease

    Can occur frequently in dogs and can sometimes be treated with medication.

  • Breathing problems

    Dogs with shortened muzzles can often experience respiratory problems.

  • A Bull-Aussie is a dog created by breeding an English Bulldog and an Australian Shepherd.

  • This mixed breed has a very characteristic physique, reminiscent of each of the two breeds. They have a torso that is muscular and expands to a short tail. The color varies depending on the parent breeds; it ranges from black to light brown and white.

  • These dog mixes have a friendly and loving nature. They are intelligent and love to learn new things. They are also lively and playful. Besides, these dogs are very loyal and cuddly.

  • This mixed breed requires regular grooming. They should be brushed at least once a week and bathed every day to keep their coat soft and shiny. In addition, the breeder should ensure that the dog's nails are kept short and that it regularly goes to the vet for vaccinations.

  • These mixed breed dogs can live on average between 10 and 13 years.

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