Hi there - I'm Janet and we have an 8 year old English Bulldog names Winston, real name is Sir Winston Oliver Campbell of Stonegate, we use to live on Stonegate Drive so it just fit right in, now we live on Southwood Dr so we tell people "Of Southwood" Right now, Winnie and I are the same age (8 x 7, you figure it out ) but come the end of next month, I am older then him again - at least until January!
WE use to have SharPei which are definitely more of a walking buddy then Winston is - he sometimes gets to the end of the driveway and feels that his walk should be over. Car rides he absolutely loves and because we are retired, he goes almost everywhere with us, unless it is too hot or too cold to leave him in the car when we go into stores.
Gotta love a bulldog - they are so smart and so loveable - his favorite spot on the couch is on top of one of us - even though there is plenty of room elsewhere on the couch. His favorite part of the king size bed is my spot and my pillow. I've seen me have to get out of bed and go around to the other side just to have enough room to lay down. He is definitely more spoiled then our kids were!
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My husband had an accident that left him handicapable but lonely sooo Csonka the bulldog entered our world and he is lonely no more. Csonka's needs are like a child and has given my husband reason to move even more. The fascinating part is Csonka senses his limits and plays accordingly - unless super tired or hungry....but we learned that pretty quick. Incredible breed - we love him dearly
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Hi, I am the proud momma of Sophie, my 9 month English Bulldog. I am new to owning a dog as a pet, it was always cats. Sophie can be a bit stubborn, pushy, whiny, but I love it!! She is also super sweet, loving, playful (wasn't expecting so much energy, but she has got it) and does her best, I believe. I wish I were a better trainer, but I am working on that really hard, I just want her to stay safe. Glad I found this team!
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I just joined this group and am looking forward to getting to know everyone. We have always wanted an English Bull dog. But price and availability has kept us from getting one. But last week we were told about a rescue/ adoption that needed a home . So we have been able to adopt an Old English Bull dog. He is a bit over weight, had 2 bad ear infections, and had just been kept in a crate so he was very stiff in his back hips. But I am pleased to report his health is already improving and he has been a perfectly well behaved boy. My kids are so thrilled we all are..
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I was in this group last year because I was going to get bulldog pup but I got cancer instead. We canceled the dog along with a lot of other things. Near the end of my treatments, a friend called and asked if we wanted to adopt their 2.5 year old "Barney". They didn't even know I had been sick.....What an amazing blessing! So I rejoined the group. BTW, I am healthy and Sparking again.
I love the fact that its a small team:) More chance to get to know more people who share the love for bulldogs! And I agree, there's nothing like having a rough day and my dog cuddling with me every chance she gets:)
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Hi, I am new to this group but not to sparkpeople. I don't have a bulldog (I have a black lab/pit bull mix) but I love bulldogs and all bully breeds. I'm glad to be here and look forward to getting to know everyone!
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Hello, I am a bulldog admirer-We were all set to get one when we were transfered to NYC-in a no pet apartment...love it here EXCEPT the no dog rule-boo! I do see tons of dogs everyday & many bullies.They make me smile everytime! Thanks for sharing your stories & pics! Sami
'It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.~Helen Keller
I have been on spark for a while & just found this group. I am 27 & live in Tampa FL. I belong to an English Bull/Boston Terrier mix named Duncan. I had to laugh reading through some old post about everyons bullies. They are all so different but still so much alike.
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