Yale Bulldog Mascot

Bulldog: Handsome Dan – Yale’s Hero

Handsome Dan is the Yale mascot, and like over 200 mascots is represented by a bulldog. But, the legacy of Handsome Dan goes back much farther than simply being a college mascot. Handsome Dan, a role played by 17 bulldogs since 1889 is not only the longest standing live-mascot tradition in college football, but also the oldest live mascot tradition in the world.

English Bulldog Puppy In a Basket

10 Most Popular English Bulldog Names

We recently featured a blog post, How to Name Your Bulldog, where we explored several ways you can use your bulldog’s look and personality to find a name for your pet. Well, today, we’re going to make things a lot easier for you by handing out the list of the ten most popular bulldog names for both male and female pets. We’ll even toss in a bonus of 10 playful names we’ve come across in case you wanted a conversation starter.

Senior Bulldog

Helping Your English Bulldog Reach a Long Life

The average lifespan of a bulldog is between 8 and 10 years. To put this in perspective, smaller dogs such as Chihuahua’s and Yorkshire Terriers have a life span of 17-20 years old. Conversely, larger dogs such as Mastiffs have a lifespan as short as 5-6 years.

When it comes to lifespan, size does matter for dogs. However, it is important to understand that every dog is different, as every breed is different. For bulldogs, helping them live a fulfilling and long life means tending to their unique physical and emotional needs.

While a bulldog’s lifespan may only be 8-10 years, many have lived as long as 15 – 18 years. To help your dog reach a long life here are a few tips to keep in mind:

Westminster Bulldogs

On February 15 and 16, 2016 the Westminster Kennel Club had its 140th annual dog show. The winner was a stoic brown and white speckled German Shorthaired Pointer. For bulldog fans, you may have noticed another successful year as “Annabelle,” while not taking home top honors certainly made her presence known to fans who cheered her on as she playfully strutted her way to 1st in the non-sporting group.
In recent years, bulldogs have continued to showcase themselves as the darlings of shows around the world ………

How To Name Your Bulldog

Sometimes naming a pet is much like naming your child, it can be frustratingly difficult, or your bulldog can practically hand the name to you. For example, if your dog has a fondness for eating all of the flowers in your yard then you have – Flowers. If your dog hates running, you might consider – Runner.

Naming your bulldog is important from the start. After all, it is likely you will call your dog out by name more than 45,000 times during your bulldog’s life. That’s a lot, which reckons the approach to naming your dog with a name you love – probably not the name of an ex-girlfriend or ex-boyfriend.

So, here are some tips to help you along:

Celebrities and Their Bulldogs

English Bulldogs are one of the most popular breeds of dog in the United States and for good reason. English Bulldogs are cuddly, loyal, with exceptional temperament. They are also very good companions, and less notably – they photograph well. Did you expect the last example? Well, it’s true. English Bulldogs photograph well, and many celebrities have taken advantage of photo-ops with their lovable companions.
Here are five celebrities showing off their favorite English Bulldogs.