The American Bulldog is known to be devoted, affectionate and lovable. They are best described as a hardy, athletic, all-purpose working dog. They are also known to be a loving family companion, having a good relationship with children and other pets, yet at the same time, fearlessly determined.
It has known to display heroic acts of courage in protecting its master. The American Bulldog has also been used to hunt everything from squirrel to bear, and has been trained to drive cattle and guard stock from predators. The American Bulldog should be evaluated as a working dog, and exaggerations or faults should be penalized in proportions to how much they interfere with the dogs ability to work.