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History of the Bulldog
   
history After bull-baiting, bear-baiting and dog fighting were prohibited in England in 1835, a few dedicated fanciers worked diligently to breed out the aggressive, vicious tendencies and to modify the Bulldog to look more like we see him today, shorter faced and heavier in structure.

The first Bulldog Standard in England was drafted in 1864 and adopted in 1875. The Bulldog Club of America was formed in 1890 utilizing the English Standard. In 1896 a Standard was adopted by the Bulldog Club of America. It was revised in 1914 to declare the Dudley nose a disqualification.

The Bulldog Club of Central Canada was the first club to be established in Canada in the 1920's. It was first called the English Bulldog Club of Canada, with a membership of about 100 at that time.

   
   
History of the Bulldog