American Bully

Breed Rating

family friendly:
Dog friendly:
Watch/guard dog:
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Exercise needed:
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Breed Attributes


Breed group: Non-Sporting    Type: Pure Breed    Talent: ,


Size: Medium     Weight: 70-120 pounds     Fur length: Short    Ears: Flappy    Fur type: Straight    Fur Color: Black, Black & Brown, Black & White, Dark Brown / Chocolate, Gray / Salt & Pepper, Light Brown / Golden, White / Cream


Life Expectancy: 12 years or more    Rarity: Common    Availability: Easily available    Climate: Not good for cold climate.

Breed Details


The American Bully is a newer breed with large head and thick body. This medium size dog has a strong and muscular body. It has high set cropped or natural ears. Its eyes are round to oval, low down on skull and set far apart. The muzzle is medium in length The neck is thick and strong and slightly tapered from shoulders to base of the skull without any loose skin. The jaws are strong and well-defined. The tail is undocked and of medium size. The body has well-sprung ribs, deep in rear. The coat is smooth, short and hardy and comes in any colour and pattern.

The breed is NOT recognized by AKC. It is recognized by ABKC, UCA, DRA, EBKC and BBC.


This breed can come in any colour. Most common colours include white, black, brown, golden and gray and usually have white markings anywhere on the body.


The American Bully dog has a short, smooth and hardy.


Confident and dedicated, the American Bully is very loyal and stable dog. This dog is outgoing and happy with an even temperament. It is very loving and gentle to its family and very patient with children. This amusing, good-natured and docile dog is always on the lookout to please its owners. Its loyalty and courage makes it an excellent guard dog.

The American Bully is very intelligent breed that is very trainable. It displays the traits of being very reliable, trustworthy and and highly protective of its family. With high pain threshold, this dog will fight till the end to protect its family.

It makes an excellent family pet for families with children or single owners.


The short and smooth coat requires low maintenance. It should be brushed once or twice a week. Rubbing the coat with a towel or chamois will make the coat gleam.


The American Bully can be trained easily as it is intelligent and eager to please. This breed will need a firm and confident trainer who is calm and firm.


Due to high energy levels, the dog needs lots of physical exercise. A daily walk and playing time will take care of its daily exercise needs.

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