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Only Awesome Bulldog Names Wanted Here
Picking out a good name for your new bulldog pup can be a little stressful if you take it too seriously. The trick to naming any pet is to not settle on a name too soon. Take a sheet of paper and over the next few days fill it with names that strike your fancy. You might also gain inspiration by writing down traits your new dog possesses; for example, is your new dog especially hyper or lazy?
I made this particular list of dog names after a friend of mine wanted help picking out a name for her new bulldog. They wanted something that would relate to the dog or breed in particular, and a lot of the lists she found were just random names. That's why I've tried to make every name listed below have something in common with the bulldog breed, whether it be through its history and lineage or traits found in bulldogs in general. I hope you find the list useful; thanks for giving it a chance.
In a contest between me and a bulldog, you would say the bulldog is cuter.
— Sylvester Stallone
Good Bulldog Name Ideas for Your Loyal Friend
People seem able to love their dogs with an unabashed acceptance that they rarely demonstrate with family or friends. The dogs do not disappoint them, or if they do, the owners manage to forget about it quickly. I want to learn to love people like this, the way I love my dog, with pride and enthusiasm and a complete amnesia for faults. In short, to love others the way my dog loves me.
— Ann Patchett, This is the Story of a Happy Marriage
Great Names for Female Bulldogs
Minnie the Moocher
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Cool Bulldog Names With a Story
- Chesty XV: The bulldog is the official mascot of the USMC (United States Marine Corps). So far there have been 15 bulldogs to hold this hallowed position.
- Dodge: I knew someone that had a dog that as a pup would actually try to dodge people who tried to pick him up. He didn't outgrow this trait entirely as he still does it to strangers who tries to pet him.
- Her Majesty's Pleasure: This is a bit of long British slang that basically means "to do time in prison", and would make an excellent name for a bulldog in my opinion. You've got to love those British for giving us such interesting names, don't you?
- Rowdy: I have an Aunt that had a bulldog with this name; she was a big fan of wrestling and of Rowdy Roddy Piper in particular. It was very protective of her, but somehow was able to tell that close family members (like nephews and nieces) weren't really a threat.
- Mysterio: A lady friend of mine had a sneaky French Bulldog named Mysterio back in the day. She was a big fan of the Spider-man comic and gave it that name way before the villain was in the movies. She told me that some of the things that he did just made her scratch her head and ask... why?
Dogs have given us their absolute all. We are the center of their universe. We are the focus of their love and faith and trust. They serve us in return for scraps. It is without a doubt the best deal man has ever made.
— Roger A. Caras
Great Names for Male Bulldogs
Sharp Dressed Man
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Some Facts About Bulldogs
- Mack trucks use the bulldog as their hood emblem. I always loved these emblems when I was younger; I actually have several that I bought at a flea market when I was in my late teens. I've often thought about putting one on my vehicle, but haven't pulled that trigger yet.
- Once the sport of bull-baiting was banned, the bulldog almost went extinct as few saw any use for them. Luckily, people realized how cute they were.
- Can become easily overheated; their tongue will hang out further than usual and have a bluish (instead of pinkish) color to it.
- Although some can swim, they are not known for being very mobile in the water. Shallow depths are probably OK, but be wary about any pools that go over their heads.
- Because of their big heads, most pups are delivered by c-section.
- This lovable couch potato doesn't need a lot of exercise; moderate strolls during the cooler part of the day will do just fine.
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