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Kidadl Team

AUGUST 11, 2021

15 Pawfect Facts About The Bull-Pei Dog Kids Will Love

Read these Bull-Pei facts to learn more about this breed.

The Bull-Pei, a mix of two breeds, the Chinese Shar-Pei, and the English Bulldog. This dog breed is known to make a great companion and a guard dog or pet. The temperament of these dogs is considered to be loving and loyal, friendly, intelligent, and protective. As these dogs are smart, it is believed that the trainability of Bull Pei dogs is easy and they learn fast but can be stubborn sometimes. The training of this dog can be done in the house due to the easy-to-train feature. Early socialization training should be done so that these dogs get along well with everyone in the family. It is believed that if early training like socialization and obedience, these dogs get along well with other dogs and can be protective for the owner and every member in the house.

Based on the traits inherited from the parent species, that is, Chinese Shar-Pei and the English Bulldog, this dog is known to have a body ranging from black, brown, fawn, gray, and white. The ears are located on the high part of the head and are folded down. The weight ranges from 35-65 lb (16-29 kg). It can be a medium-large dog.

There are certain basic health problems that this Bull-Pei mix dog is prone to and some of them include bloating, infections and skin problems, and patellar luxation. High-quality dog food can be fed to this dog based on the recommendation of the veterinarian. The diet differs for Bull-Pei pups and a Bull-Pei full-size dog just like that for all the dog breeds. This dog is athletic but does not require a high amount of exercise. When choosing these dogs as pets, carefully research the breeders and try to get as much information as possible about the health of the parent breeds.

These animals do not require much space and thus, can adjust in any kind of house. These dogs are not hypoallergenic and are not recommended for people with allergies although their grooming requirements are manageable. Due to lesser health issues, minimal grooming needs, and loyal temperament, this dog is a go-to breed for pets. Also, read about Barbet and Puggle, too.

Bull-Pei Interesting Facts

What type of animal is a Bull-Pei?

Bull Pei is a dog breed.

What class of animal does a Bull-Pei belong to?

Bull-Pei is from the class of mammals.

How many Bull-Peis are there in the world?

There is no total number for this dog population estimated.

Where does a Bull-Pei live?

There is no exact geographic range of this breed of dog.

What is a Bull-Pei's habitat?

There is no particular habitat for the Bull Pei as this dog is known to live in the houses of its owners.

Who do Bull-Peis live with?

These dogs can live with other dogs in the same household.

How long does a Bull-Pei live?

The lifespan of Bull Pei is around 9-12 years.

How do they reproduce?

Information about the breeding of this breed of dog is not known.

What is their conservation status?

The conservation status of this dog breed is not known.

Bull-Pei Fun Facts

What does Bull-Peis look like?

These are medium-sized dogs with coat colors ranging from fawn, brown, black, gray, and white and rarely a blend or a mix of two colors. The coat or fur is considered to be short. These dogs have wrinkled and loose skin and ears are located on the high part of the head and are folded down.

The size and skin of this designer dog are some of the recognizable features.
*Please note that this is an image of an English Bulldog, one of the parent breeds of the Bull-Pei. If you have an image of a Bull-Pei, please let us know at [email protected]

How cute are they?

These dogs are considered cute by people because of their appearance.

How do they communicate?

These dogs communicate through gestures like going close to the owner, raising their claws, wagging their tails, and also barking is used to communicate.

How big is a Bull-Pei?

The height of the Bull-Pei is around 12-20 in (30-51 cm) and it is slightly smaller than a Chow Chow and similar or slightly larger than a pug.

How fast can a Bull-Pei run?

The running speed of this breed of dog is not known.

How much does a Bull-Pei weigh?

The Bull Pei dog weight is around 35-65 lb (16-29 kg).

What are the male and female names of the species?

A male is referred to as a dog, while the female is known as bitch.

What would you call a baby Bull-Pei?

Babies of dogs are referred to as puppies.

What do they eat?

The food that these dogs should be fed includes high-quality dog food based on the diet recommendation of the veterinarian as the weight should be in check.

Are they hypoallergenic?

No, Bull-Pei is not hypoallergenic as it is known to be medium shedders, but its grooming requirements are known to be manageable.

Would they make a good pet?

These dogs are known to make great pets as they are good guard dogs and companions.

Did you know...

It is believed that the breeders in North America around the 1990s intentionally mixed bred the Chinese Shar-Pei and the English Bulldog.

This mixed-breed dog has been recognized by the American Canine Hybrid Club, Designer Dogs Kennel Club, Dog Registry of America. Inc, and the International Designer Canine Registry.

It is believed that the Bull-Pei is more appropriate for a household that has older kids rather than babies or infants.

These designer dogs are considered to be quite vocal or noisy as they snore and also bark a lot and thus, are quite noticeable dogs.

This mixed-breed dog is considered to be a heavy eater.

The Shar-Pie is considered to be a very old breed.

It might be sometimes referred to as the American Bull-Pei or the British Bull-Pei.

40-60 minutes of exercise is considered sufficient for this dog breed.

Health and characteristics

The Bull Pei temperament is known to be peaceful and is not very excitable. This dog, based on what traits it inherits, can be friendly and playful or can be independent-minded and tough. This dog is most comfortable around families and training can be quite easy except for some stubbornness that this dog might show.  

Generally, this dog breed is considered to be a healthy one, but it might be prone to certain health issues similar to that of its parents. Some health problems, this dog might be prone to include patellar luxation, skin problems, hypothyroidism, cancer, breathing difficulties, and bloating. While bathing or cleaning the dog, regularly check the skin and ears and other parts of the body for infections like yeast infections and other types of infections in the ears.

Having your own Bull-Pei

Before buying your own Bull-Pei, it is important to do some research and find a good breeder by looking at the reviews of the earlier clients of the breeder and also have a conversation with the breeder about the health of the parents of the Bull-Pei. The cost of a Bull-Pei ranges from $500-1200. It does not require a higher amount of exercise as about 40-60 minutes of exercise a day is sufficient. It does not do well in the extremes of weather, thus care should be taken properly. It has moderate grooming and health requirements and is a medium or moderate shedder. This dog's trainability is easy and can be house-trained as it is a smart breed but can be stubborn at times. However, it is considered to have a loving and loyal temperament.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly animal facts for everyone to discover! For more relatable content, check out these Irish Terrier facts and Bolognese Dog facts pages.

You can even occupy yourself at home by coloring in one of our free printable Bull Pei coloring pages.

*Please note that this is an image of Shar-Pei, one of the parent breeds of the Bull-Pei. If you have an image of a Bull-Pei, let us know at [email protected]

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