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American Bulldog puppies and dogs

If you're looking for an American Bulldog, Adopt a Pet can help you find one near you. Use the search tool below and browse adoptable American Bulldogs!

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What is an American Bulldog?

American Bulldog traits

Bulldog, Bullie
Non-Sporting
20-28 inches
60-120 pounds
10-15 years
American Bulldog characteristics
Lifespan
5 yrs 20 yrs
Grooming needs
Occasionally Frequently
Good with kids
Needs lots of supervision Ready to play
Good with cats
Likely to chase Hey, new pal!
Training aptitude
Headstrong Eager to please
Full-grown size
Teeny tiny Super size
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Butch

American Bulldog Labrador Retriever mix

Male, 1 yr 6 mos
West Hollywood, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Fun loving Chihuahua mix! Lots of energy and spirit - He is ready to bring joy into your world! ##1819363##
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Coral & Reef

American Bulldog

Female, 4 yrs 8 mos
Los Angeles, CA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Coral and Reef, the inseparable pair of American Bulldogs who are ready to bring endless joy and laughter to your home! These delightful four-year-olds are the perfect balance, complementing each other's personalities and making every day an adventure. Currently located in Costa Mesa, CA, they are willing to travel to find their next loving home. Coral is a ball enthusiast, always ready for a game of fetch with her favorite tennis balls. Her excitement and energy are contagious; she'll keep you entertained for hours. Reef, on the other hand, is a champion at tug-of-war and loves nothing more than engaging in a friendly battle with his trusty rope toy. Together, they create a dynamic duo that will keep you smiling and laughing. Their bond is undeniable, and they share a deep affection for each other. Whether they're chasing after toys or snuggling up for a nap, Coral and Reef's love for one another is heartwarming to witness. To ensure the best environment for Coral and Reef, it's recommended that they find a forever home in an adult-only setting. This will provide them with a calm and consistent environment they thrive. Additionally, a fenced-in yard would be preferable to allow them the freedom to roam and play safely. They would benefit greatly from continued training and socialization to enhance their already charming personalities. These lovable Bulldogs are hoping to find a forever home where they can continue their adventures together. They have so much love to give and are eager to become cherished members of a loving family. If you're looking for double the love and double the fun, Coral and Reef are the perfect pair for you. Don't miss the opportunity to welcome Coral and Reef into your home. Come meet them today and experience the joy of having this amazing duo by your side. Email us directly at adopt@joyfulpets.com for more information about Coral and Reef.
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Cade

American Bulldog

Male, 3 yrs 11 mos
Los Angeles, CA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Heddo! My name is Cade, and I’m an American Bulldog. I am three years old. I was rescued by Samson's Sanctuary after I was dumped out of a car in Azusa, CA. I may be a big guy, but I have a big heart full of love to give. I love nothing more than to sprawl out on the couch, flip over and let my belly be exposed to the world. It's my favorite position to sleep in, and it shows how comfortable and relaxed I am in my home. Because of my past, I’m a bit cautious around men. I'm more comfortable at first if a female is around too. It's not that I don't like men, I just need time to warm up to them. Once I trust you, though, I will love you fiercely and never forget you. Oh boy, do I love adventures! I'm always up for a good hike in the great outdoors. I love to be in water! There's so much to explore and so many new smells to sniff. I love getting my nose into everything and finding out what's around the next corner. When I'm out hiking, I like to take my time and really soak it all in. I’m independent but I do love spending time together, I prefer my people to be home with me but I don’t need to be in the same room with you always. I will rest my big head on your lap occasionally and I will sit in your lap for butt scratches. I prefer to be pet on my back until I trust you and then you can touch my head. I get along great with other dogs my size and smaller as long as they are friendly, but I do like to chase cats, so we probably wouldn’t be the best roommates. I’d be great in a home with older kids due to my size. One thing you should know about me is that I'm food motivated. If you've got a tasty treat for me, I'll do just about anything you ask and I will drool to prove it. And if someone comes to the door, I'll be sure to let you know. I'm a great guard dog and always on alert. I LOVE squeaky toys and tug of war. I’m also very fond of BONES and frozen tasty treats. I’ve been in foster care for almost a year! But, my foster mom and trainer work hard on teaching me new skills and giving me structure and boundaries. I walk with a loose leash, I am muzzle trained, I know multiple commands and will work for food. I don’t mean to brag but I am extremely smart and learn very quickly! I need mental stimulation and a good amount of space for my zoomies. I even have my own social media @CadeTheBulldog ! Check out all my awesome adventures! All I really want is a caring and patient family who will love me for who I am and take me on all sorts of adventures, even better if you have previous American Bulldog experience.
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Thanos

American Bulldog mix

Male, 5 yrs 7 mos
Beverly Hills, CA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Not good with dogs, Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Thanos îs the friendliest boy you will ever meet! He loves his treats and is just one big chunk of happy dog! He is a little bit selective with the dogs he likes so it is best to keep him in a home with no other dogs and be cautious when meeting new ones! All in all Thanos would love to be your new best friend and find his forever home!
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Hobie

American Bulldog mix

Male, Young
Beverly Hills, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Hobie! 🌟 A Story of Triumph and Resilience 🌟 Hobie's journey to Ace of Hearts Dog Rescue was one of incredible resilience and transformation. He emerged from a harrowing situation, where he was one of 60 dogs in a hoarding situation, where they were left to fend for themselves, breeding, and even fighting. Despite the hardships he endured, Hobie's spirit remained unbroken. 💔 From Shut Down to Opening Up 💖 When Hobie first arrived at the rescue, his spirit had been dimmed by his past. He was initially so shut down that he had to be carried everywhere, and he couldn't bring himself to make eye contact with anyone. It was clear that he had experienced more than his fair share of hardships. 🧡 A Heart of Gold 🧡 What sets Hobie apart is his incredible resilience and innate kindness. Despite the challenges he faced, he never displayed any signs of aggression. His gentle nature and forgiving spirit have been a source of inspiration to all who have had the privilege of caring for him. 🐶 Finding Comfort in Canine Companionship 🐶 Hobie's transformation truly began to take shape when he found solace in the company of another dog in his foster home. Their companionship has been nothing short of remarkable. Hobie is learning to trust, and his newfound canine friend has played a significant role in helping him come out of his shell. 🏡 Looking for a Forever Home 🏡 Hobie is now on the path to healing, and he's ready to find a forever home where he can continue his journey of recovery and growth. He's looking for a patient and loving family who can provide him with the safe and nurturing environment he deserves. 🐾 Join Hobie on His Journey 🐾 If you're someone who believes in second chances and has the heart and compassion to offer Hobie the love and support he needs, he will reward you with a lifetime of loyalty and gratitude. Together, you can help this resilient soul continue his remarkable journey from hardship to happiness. Hobie's story is a testament to the resilience of dogs and the power of love to heal even the deepest wounds. Will you be the one to give Hobie the forever home he so deserves? Come meet him at Ace of Hearts Dog Rescue and be part of his incredible transformation.
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Meatball

American Bulldog Boston Terrier mix

Male, Young
Beverly Hills, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Not good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Meatball! Meatball is 60lbs of pure love! Meatball had a rough time at the shelter, he was brought in with a pretty bad ear infection and it made him rather grumpy - nevertheless, that shining personality was on display for everyone when he got his playtime. Since getting out of the shelter he has been elated to meet his new friends, human and dog alike! Meatball is still more timid than most dogs but he's working through it fantastically with training! Meatball is ready for your home, show him the love he deserves!
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