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Valley Bulldog: Best Of Both Worlds?

Valley Bulldog: Best Of Both Worlds?

The Valley Bulldog is a devoted, clever, and lovable crossbreed. This is a hybrid dog with a great sense of humor and a calm demeanor. To creat a Valley Bulldog, you have to cross a Boxer with an English Bulldog. The result is a crossbreed with the best traits from both parent breeds.

They get along with other dogs, are non-aggressive, and are natural guardians. They are especially protective towards children. But they can be a bit rowdy at times, so you will have to supervise them. If you’re interested to learn more about this adorable hybrid, keep reading.

Personality of the Valley Bulldog

They can be goofy and entertaining until they are about a year old, after which they settle down and become more quiet and laid-back.

They do, however, engage in the occasional clownish outburst when running and playing outside. But they aren’t afraid to do that indoors as well!

This breed is known for their irrational behavior, such as bolting around your house at full speed for no apparent reason. But doesn’t that make them extra fun?

When this happens, the best thing to do is stay out of the way of the fast-running dog and just let him enjoy himself and have his “moment”. Trust us, it will stop as suddenly as it started.

These Bullies are devoted to their owners and like spending time with them. You will be the absolute center of their attention. They don’t mind whether you give them a good tussle and a belly scratch, or if you just chill out and rest in the same room with them. He’s a happy dog as long as his family is present. So this isn’t the dog for owners who can’t show any affection.

But this also means that these puppies are prone to separation anxiety. So it you’re super busy and rarely home with your dog — this isn’t the breed for you! They form strong bonds with all members of the family rather than just one person, and if raised inside, they are slightly more protective.

Breed history

This breed is supposed to have originated in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia, Canada, where they are still quite popular.

They’re mentioned in records from the mid-1990s. But many believe that they have been around for much longer.

Like we already said — a Boxer and an English Bulldog were crossed to create this breed. Breeders want the Boxer’s athleticism and stable, great temperament, as well as the English Bull Dog’s unwavering courage and enthusiasm.

The outcome was a dog that resembled either a little Boxer or a giant Bull Dog in appearance. A Valley Bulldog can also be obtained by mating a Valley Bulldog with another Valley Bulldog.

The mix of the two breeds eliminates many of the health difficulties that beset Bull Dogs, such as respiratory problems, resulting in a breed that is much happier and healthier. They are a working-class dog employed on farms and ranches to control cattle and other livestock.


This is a smart breed, which makes teaching them a breeze. Your dog will look to you to show it what you want. So you must have strong leadership abilities.

Firm but compassionate treatment is essential, as is the rewarding of excellent behavior, i.e., instead of punishing your dog for “doing it wrong,” reward him with food, cuddles, and lots of praise when he does it right. You will notice faster and more beneficial outcomes.

These dogs are heavy chewers, so having a few well-made, durable toys on hand will help you save your furniture!

A brisk long walk is advised for exercise, but they also enjoy running and playing off the lead/harness so they may play clown.

A safe place to do this is their vision of heaven, and they’re willing to go by vehicle if that’s what it takes to get there!

They also learn to break into houses swiftly!

Grooming a Valley Bulldog

Because of their short, stiff coat, this breed is low maintenance in terms of grooming. Rather than a full-on scrub-in-the-tub, a spot clean is usually sufficient.

Their skin folds, on the other hand, require regular upkeep. These folds can be found on female dogs’ faces, tails, bellies, and lady parts.

To avoid skin infections, the region inside the folds must be washed and properly dried on a daily basis. In this breed, skin problems flare up rapidly and readily, so it’s critical to stay on top of it.


The Valley Bulldog is much healthier than his English Bulldog cousin thanks to the extremely beneficial cross with a Boxer. He rarely has any serious issues.

Valley Bulldogs may have breathing problems depending on the size of their snout and how similar it is to a squished Bulldog’s rather than a more elongated Boxer’s.

If they do, make sure to keep an eye on them during hot weather to prevent them from overheating.

If your dog has a lot of Bulldog in him, he may exhibit other traits associated with the breed, such as snoring and flatulence!

Skin problems are common too. They appear when a dog reaches adolescence and may go away on their own after the dog reaches adulthood. Thankfully, skin tumors and growths are uncommon, yet they can happen.

Obesity is another huge issue. So doing some exercise will help avoid gaining too much weight.

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My name is Katy and I am 27. I love to travel and you would be surprised how good I am at karaoke. 🙂 Passionate dog lover and a "mother" to a beautiful toy puddle named Zara. I work as a volunteer in a local shelter and I am a veterinary assistant helping our four-legged friends every day.