Among all the Bulldogs, the Mammut Bulldog is easily recognizable thanks to its unique appearance, especially the coat. Most Bulldogs are known for their short coat, but the Mammut Bulldog has slightly longer coat with a lot of feathering around the ears, tail and back of their legs.
Overall the coat is not extremely long, but it is just visibly longer than other Bulldogs coats. The coat comes in all different colors, actually all the colors are accepted except solid white. It can be any other solid color, brindle coat or it can have patches of second color as well.
The Mammut Bulldog has very distinctive face. Of course, it has the typical brachycephalic Bulldog muzzle, which is the pushed in nose. But the muzzle should be slightly longer than with the most popular Bulldog, the English Bulldog. They typically have slight undershot, but all teeth must be present.
The Mammut Bulldog should have wedge shaped head, which is broad, the ears are set high on the head, oval shaped eyes with loving expression, wide and deep chest, strong and well defined shoulders and preferably straight tail.
And what about the size of Mammut Bulldog? Well, the breed typically stands between 17-21 inch, which is 43-54 cm and weight is usually between 50-70 lbs, which is 22-31 kg. There are no big size differences between males and females.
The Mammut Bulldog is a companion pet. And they have very good temperament and personality for companionship. The Mammut Bulldog is generally considered as a friendly breed, which shows great loyalty and affection towards its owners and family.
Some of them can be little bit suspicious and alert around strangers, but they should not be agressive without a reason. Some of them can also be little bit stubborn, which is why disciplined and patient training is a must with this breed. But overall this is pretty smart dog that can learn all the basic obedience commands quite easily.
The Mammut Bulldog is easygoing and pretty gentle dog, that makes excellent companion for children and active households. But of course, you should never leave any dog breed with a very young child unsupervised. The Mammut Bulldog can also live with other dogs, especially if socialized together from the puppyhood.
The Mammut Bulldog is not a coach potatoe as many people might think. Actually, it is pretty active breed and it is recommended to take your Mammut Bulldog on daily longer walks, hikes and provide it with plenty of vigorous playtime and fun training sessions, in order to keep your dog healthy and happy. If provided with enough exercise, than the Mammut Bulldog is normally pretty calm and relaxed dog indoors.
The Mammut Bulldog is also very often described as bold, brave and sometimes protective over their loved ones.
Longhaired Bulldogs are nothing new! Actually, the Mammut Bulldog is an attempt to recreate a similar, working type of a Bulldog, from 1800s. The breeders used 5 different dogs in the creation of the Mammut Bulldog, and those are American Bulldog, Bandogge, English Bulldog, Olde English Bulldogge, and Bullmastiff.
The modern day Mammut Bulldog is considered as a German breed, as all the dogs used in the breeds development have german bloodline.
The Mammut Bulldog is still considered as a crossbreed rather than a purebred dog and it is not officially recognized by any major kennel club, yet.
Health and Grooming
The Mammut Bulldog should be, especially in comparsion with the English Bulldog, quite healthy dog breed. It does not suffer that much from the breathing issues, actually the breathing difficulties should be quite rare in this breed. The Mammut Bulldog breed is not linked with any specific genetic health issues, but it can surely suffer from the typical doggy problems like some allergies, infections, bloating or some joint problems, but they should not be very common in this breed. The average lifespan of the Mammut Bulldog is said to be around 11 years.
And what about the grooming and overall maintenance? It is very simple. It is an average shedder, so regular brushing will minimize the shedding by removing all the dead and loose hair and regular brushing is all it takes to keep the coat in best possible condition. Bathing is only recommended when the dog is really really dirty. Just like with any other breed, you should also regularly check their eyes, ears, nails and teeth and clip them or clean them if needed.