Johnson American Bulldog: The Classic American Bulldog

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Johnson American Bulldog: The Classic American Bulldog
Johnson American Bulldog: The Classic American Bulldog

Among the American Bulldogs, the Johnson American Bulldog and the Scott American Bulldog are the most acknowledged types. While the Scott American Bulldogs are recognized as the standard American Bulldogs, the Johnson American Bulldogs resemble the original American Bulldogs. In this blog post, we will explore the Johnson American Bulldog types, their temperament, personalities, size, coat colors, life expectancy and many more.

Johnson American Bulldog

The Johnson American Bulldogs types are the ones who resemble the original American Bulldogs the most. They are typically stocky and well built. They are large dogs with short muzzles. They are pretty strong and muscular too. The Johnson American Bulldogs are also known as the Classic American Bulldogs. The name Johnson came from their breeder John D. Johnson. Thanks to him the Johnson types were born and developed.



The Johnson American Bulldogs are people’s choice for their classic looks. They have a friendly personality and they are also known for their heroic acts of saving their loved ones. They are family dogs. The Johnson American Bulldogs are lovely, friendly, loyal and outgoing in nature. So they love to explore more than sitting still in one place. They are not well suited to apartment life because they can’t go outside, and they also do not like to stay home alone for more than half an hour. But they are good guard dogs.



Both male and female of the Johnson American Bulldog are around 23 to 28 inches tall.


A grown Johnson American Bulldog can weigh around 70 to 120 pounds.



The Johnson American Bulldogs have short coats, and they can be in full white or in a combination of white plus black, brindle, tan, fawn, brown, etc. The white and brindle combination is a pretty common color. They commonly have brown eyes, but sometimes they can have blue eyes. Brown-colored eyes are the standard eye color.

Life Expectancy

The Johnson American bulldogs can live around 10 to 13 years or more with proper care.

Common Health Issues

The Johnson American Bulldogs are healthy dogs but like every other dogs and animal, they are also prone to disease. Here are the common health issues:

  • Eye conditions
  • Obesity
  • Diarrhea
  • Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis (a nervous system disorder)
  • Kidney Disorder
  • Thyroid Disorder
  • Elbow Dysplasia
  • ACL injuries
  • Bone Cancer

It’s not like all of these diseases from this list will hit your companion but there is a chance to occur in your dog’s lifespan. So you must be aware of these diseases and stay safe. Make sure they eat healthy foods not unhealthy foods. Also exercise them regularly and help them stay fit. If anything unwanted happens then quickly contact your vet and get a full medical check up.

Final Thought On Johnson American Bulldog

Good Guard Dogs
Good Guard Dogs

The Johnson AMerican Bulldogs are the classic American bulldogs and they are healthy, affectionate, strong, and loyal towards their owner. They are also smart and protective. The Johnsons are easy to care for but require your time. Once you make a bond with them then the rest is easy. If you don’t have any kennel companions then you should consider getting one. You deserve a loyal and loving companion and there is nothing better than a dog. I have one named Luffy ( Yeah, I am a One Piece fan).


Are American Bulldogs High Maintenance?

The American Bulldogs are low maintenance dogs but they require your time and company. They do not need regular grooming but they require daily exercise and company.

Why are American bulldogs so expensive?

The American Bulldogs are expensive because they are large sized and they simply require more to breed. You can get an American Bulldog at $1000 to $3500 or even more depending on your location and breeders.

What is the most common cause for Bulldog death?

Cancer is the most common cause for Bulldogs death. But don’t worry cancer can be cured.

Do American Bulldogs get aggressive?

The American Bulldogs are not aggressive towards their owner and family. They are very loving and protective but also aggressive towards strangers. That’s why they are good guard dogs.

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