American Bully (Standard)

About the Breed

The American Bully (Standard) is a strong, loyal, and powerful breed that has been making headlines in the dog world. With its muscular stature and impressive strength, this breed stands out from the crowd. Read on to learn more about the unique characteristics of this breed, who it is best for, its history, what a healthy weight looks like for this breed, and important health checks for them. Temperament The most prominent trait of the American Bully (Standard) is its loving personality. They bond closely with their families and are incredibly loyal to them. This breed loves to please their owners and will do anything they can to make them happy. They are also surprisingly gentle despite their muscled physique; they rarely ever show any aggression towards other animals or humans unless provoked or threatened in some way. Ideal Owners American Bullies are ideal for those who can provide an active lifestyle for them as well as sufficient mental stimulation and socialization due to their friendly nature. They thrive when given plenty of attention so they may not be suitable for those with hectic schedules or limited time commitments. Additionally, they need an experienced owner that can be firm yet gentle when training these strong-willed pups as they can be stubborn at times if not handled correctly. History The American Bully (Standard) was originally developed from various breeds including Pit Bulls, Bull Terriers, Bulldogs, American Staffordshire Terriers, Standard Bullies and a few other rarer breeds such as Boxers and Dogue de Bordeauxs in order to create a strong yet friendly family companion dog but over time has become its own distinct breed today with its own unique look and temperament traits that set it apart from other bully breeds out there. The first American Bullys were bred in the 1980s in California by crossing two different types of bulldogs together which created what we know today as the standard version of this classic bully breed! Healthy Weight An adult male American Bully (Standard) typically stands between 17-20 inches tall while weighing anywhere between 60-80 pounds depending on their individual build type larger specimens may weigh up to 90 pounds while smaller ones may come in lighter at around 55 pounds still considered within normal range though not ideal weight wise so its important to monitor your pups weight closely during growth stages! Important Health Checks It's important owners of this breed are aware that some common health issues that affect standard American Bullys include hip dysplasia - which occurs when the hip joint does not form properly leading to pain & lameness - as well as allergies & skin conditions due overgrooming/poor nutrition choices made by owners so regular check ups from vets are highly recommended! Especially since these dogs tend towards being overweight due their large appetites & loveable personalities so taking preventative measures early on really helps protect against potential medical issues down line such easier than trying treat them once symptoms have already started manifesting themselves externally or internally! The powerful yet loving temperaments of an American Bully (Standard) make it one of the most popular bully breeds out there today! It's important for prospective owners to understand all aspects involved with owning one including understanding what constitutes a healthy weight range along with being mindful about proper diet & exercise needs plus knowledge concerning common health concerns associated with these dogs before committing fully into adoption process itself because choosing right pet companion ultimately benefits both parties involved equally whether youre looking long term investment short term friend either way having peace mind knowing pups overall wellbeing taken care goes long way towards creating positive lasting relationship between two!

Healthy weight:

60-120 pounds

Recommended Food

Large breed dog food such as Royal Canin Golden Retriever or Hills Science Diet

Breed Colors

  • Fawn
  • Cream
  • Brindle
  • White
  • Chocolate
  • White & Chocolate
  • White & Brindle
  • White & Fawn
  • Blue
  • Red
  • Lilac
  • Silver
  • Tri-Color

Ideal for owners that

  • Patient
  • Loving
  • Stable
  • Knowledgeable
  • Able to provide consistent training and discipline
  • Able to provide plenty of exercise and mental stimulation
  • Able to invest time and energy into the dogs well-being
  • Able to provide a safe and secure environment

Health Considerations

  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Elbow Dysplasia
  • Cherry Eye
  • Demodicosis
  • Obesity
  • Allergies
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Entropion
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Bloat

This breed may be cute, but these are some of their common health issues to be aware of.

Temperment & Skills


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