This re-creation of the old Bulldogge was developed by Pip Nobes of Toowoomba, Queensland. In an effort to produce a healthier Bulldog, she crossed modern Bullterriers with Bullmastiffs and Boxers, resulting in a friendly and active companion dog. The Australian Bulldog is an attractive breed, strongly built and moderately heavy.
Its short coat comes in shades of fawn, red and brindle, usually with white markings. Average height is around 19 inches.
When Steve Barnett started the breeding programme in the 1980's, his intention wasn't to re-create the old baiting and fighting dogs, but rather to improve the modern Bulldog in terms of health and temperament
Developed from Labradors, Rottweilers, Cane Corsos, Bullmastiffs, Pit Bulls and Dogo Argentinos, the Xander Bulldog is a wide-chested, muscular and athletic Molosser, intended to be a superiour fighter, cattle controller, property protector
Not to be confused with Ken Mollett's Victorian Bulldog, the Olde Victorian Bulldogge was developed in the United States by Carlos Woods, whose intention was to re-create the legendary working bulldogge of the Victorian-era Britain