English Bullweiler:English Bulldog and Rottweiler Mix

Hybrid Breed

English Bulldog + Rottweiler


English Bullweiler: An impressive blend of English Bulldog and Rottweiler.

The English Bullweiler is a powerful and eye-catching mixed breed that combines the rugged and courageous traits of the English Bulldog with the majestic and dependable characteristics of the Rottweiler. Its imposing appearance and firm loyalty make it an excellent choice for experienced dog owners looking for a strong and faithful companion.

Origin and history

The exact history of the English Bullweiler is not well documented, as it is a relatively new mixed breed. However, their parent breeds, the English Bulldog and the Rottweiler, each have a rich and notable history. The English Bulldog, known for its bravery and strength, originated in England, while the Rottweiler, known for its working abilities and protective instincts, has its roots in Germany.

Alternate Name -
Origin UK - Germany
Life expectancy 8 - 12 years
Care requirements low-maintenance
Activity level low - average
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible Characteristics of the English Bullweiler

The English Bullweiler is an impressive and strong mixed breed that combines both the strength and bravery of the English Bulldog and the loyalty and working ability of the Rottweiler. With proper care, training and socialization, this dog can be an excellent companion for the right owners.

Here are some possible character traits of the English Bullweiler:

  • Loyalty: Both parent breeds are known for their strong bonds with their owners, and the English Bullweiler is likely to be just as loyal.

  • Protective Instinct: The Rottweiler is known for its strong protective instinct, and this trait could be transferred to the English Bullweiler. So he can be a good guard dog.

  • Stubbornness: The English Bulldog is sometimes known for its stubbornness, and some English Bullweilers may exhibit this trait. A consistent and positive training method is important with this breed.

  • Activity: the English Bullweiler may inherit the Rottweiler's love of work, and therefore could be an active dog that needs regular exercise and mental stimulation.

  • Friendliness: Despite their rugged appearance, many English Bullweilers can be very friendly and affectionate, especially towards their family.

  • Intelligence: both parent breeds are known for their intelligence, so you can expect the English Bullweiler to be a smart dog that responds well to training.

As with any breed, personality varies from dog to dog. Therefore, it is important to understand the specific dog and its needs and behaviors to ensure a successful bond and a happy life together.

Genetically predisposed diseases

The English Bullweiler may be prone to certain health problems that are common in its parent breeds:

  • Hip and elbow dysplasia: Both parent breeds can be prone to these joint problems, which can lead to pain and limited movement.

  • Breathing problems: English Bulldogs are known for their brachycephaly, a condition that can lead to breathing problems. These could be passed on to the English Bullweiler.

  • Heart Disease: Rottweilers can be prone to certain heart conditions that could potentially be passed on to the English Bullweiler.

Care of the English Bullweiler

  • Coat Care: The coat of the English Bullweiler is low maintenance. A weekly brushing should be sufficient to remove dead hair and keep the coat healthy.

  • Exercise: English Bullweilers are active and vigorous dogs that need regular exercise to keep them physically fit and mentally stimulated.

  • Training: they are intelligent dogs and respond well to a consistent, positive training approach. Early socialization is essential to ensure they respond well to other dogs and people.

As a mixed breed, the English Bullweiler can have a wide range of characteristics of both parent breeds. Generally, they are medium to large in size, weighing around 30 to 50 kilograms. Their coats are often short and smooth and can come in a variety of colors including black, brown, white, and blends thereof. Their body is strong and muscular, similar to the Rottweiler, while their face often has the pronounced muzzle and wide jaws of the English Bulldog.

Fur length short
Fur flat coated
Ear shape Floppy Ear - Triangle
Tail stubby - lang
Anatomy muscular, massive, square, hefty, rugged, massive, square, hefty
Size ♀ 31 - 63 cm
Weight ♀ 23 - 48 kg
Size ♂ 31 - 68 cm
Weight ♂ 18 - 60 kg
Suitable For -
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Joint damage

    In some breeds, joint damage can occur later in life, affecting the musculoskeletal system.

  • An English Bullweiler usually has a broad head and strong lower jaws, a strong build, athletic body and medium sized paws. They are loyal, energetic and playful.

  • It needs a lot of exercise every day. It is advisable that they take extensive walks or other intense activities several times a day to keep their body healthy.

  • It should be fed with suitable dog food, which should be especially adapted to the particular body type and size. Besides high quality food, fresh vegetables and fruits can also be fed as supplementary food.

  • Some health problems that can occur with him are respiratory problems, behavioral problems, allergies, hereditary diseases and joint problems.

  • Yes, of course, he has a coat change and can adapt to new fur up to 2-4 times a year.

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