Ideal as a companion dog, the English bulldog loves to be surrounded and pampered by the people with whom it interacts on a daily basis; loyal and protective, he also possesses the qualities of a discreet guard dog.
Quiet and lazy, he spends a lot of time resting, particularly in the warm months when the short nose bridge could cause him some breathing difficulties.
Every dog, in the various situations of daily life, reacts differently.
The character regulates the dog's behavior and its reactions, is made up of the set of natural psychic qualities acquired through DNA and therefore, through a complex genetic mechanism that can be transmitted to the newborn.
The natural qualities are: temperament, temper, docility, sociability, aggressiveness, combativeness, possessiveness, curiosity and vigilance.
We must distinguish the character from the learned behavior which is given by the set of experiences lived by the dog.
Unfortunately, our dog can be victim of a very serious form of aggressiveness, the idiopathic one. This is a real pathology, this is what in a human being we would call mental illness.
These dogs have no predictable behavior, their aggressiveness is sudden and violent. You should contact your veterinarian who will advise you for the best, in some cases with sad choices to make.
In the event, that aggressiveness is incorrectly oriented but there are specific correction techniques to approach with.