Why Serrano Bulldog Are Perfect for Your Family 2022

The Serrano Bulldog was developed in the 1800s from the breeds which were brought to the southern Brazilian states by European immigrants.

The word “Serrano” is picked from a Portuguese word. Brazilians use this term for those who live in regions with hillsides or mountains.

This breed was mainly used in slaughterhouses where the breed could drag pigs by their ears and subdue cattle.

Due to hygienic issues, butcher shops and slaughterhouses stopped using this breed, and they became unemployed, and this breed is moving toward extinction.

The bulldog lover, Cynophile Ralf Schein Bender, successfully rescued the Serrano Bulldog from extinction.

In August 2009, the Confederação Brasileira de Cinofilia (CBKC) officially recognized this Bulldog breed as a separate breed and began to maintain the record of the breed.

Since then they had become perfect family companions along with American Bulldog.

Quick Overview About Serrano Bulldog

Breed NameSerrano Bulldog
Other NameBrazilian Mountain Bulldog, Buldogue serrano, Mountaineer Bulldog
Lifespan10 to 12 Years
Breed typeNon-Sporting
SizeMedium to large
Height Male / Female20 to 22 inches / 19 to 21 inches.
Weight Male / Female66 and 88 pounds / 55 and 77 pounds
Coat Short and smooth
Colorwhite, black, fawn, brown, and tan.
Exercise RequirementModerate
Energy levelHigh
Litter size4 to 6 puppies

Breed Appearance

The Serrano Bulldog has a strong and muscular body with a wide head that is proportionate to their body; they are active and intelligent; they appear aggressive, but they are calm and do not show unnecessary aggression; and they are loyal dog breeds, making them loyal watchdogs for their owners.

Breed Size

The Serrano Bulldog is a medium to large size Bulldog breed. The height of the male Bulldog breed goes around 20 to 22 inches, and the height of females goes around 19 to 21 inches.

The male breed weighs between 66 and 88 pounds, while the female breed weighs between 55 and 77 pounds.

Breed Coat and Colors

Serrano Bulldog

This Sennaro Bulldog has a short and smooth coat. They are available in five different colors: white, black, fawn, brown, and tan.

Breed Temperament

This breed is a loyal, active and intelligent bulldog breed. This breed is calm. They don’t show gratuitous aggression to other pets or humans.

This breed is very loyal to its owner, and they are a good watchdog for their owner.

Social Engagement

This breed looks aggressive in its appearance, but they are very calm. This breed is a guardian of a balanced temperament.

Socialization is important for this breed from an early age to make them aware of other pets and people so that they know how to behave with them.

Exercise Requirement

The Serrano Bulldog is an active bulldog breed. They like to walk and race.

Moderate exercise is fine for them; 20 to 30 minutes of physical activity per day is sufficient.

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