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English Bulldogs are loyal and lovable and make great family pets. They are very intelligent, but they can also be stubborn. This may lead to a few problems in training. Knowing about their quirks will allow you to train them well and make them obedient. Those who have no experience with the breed may get a little frustrated when training these dogs. Often this may lead to yelling or anger, which will definitely not help you. If you are having too many problems training, then it is best to get help from a professional trainer who has experience working with the breed.

Some opt to take their English Bulldog to an obedience school. Obedience schools for English Bulldogs are not only for new owners. Actually, a large number of dog owners who have stubborn pets tend to get help from professional trainers to retrain even adult dogs for breaking habits. A professional trainer may work with your pet alone or introduce it to other breeds to help them socialize. They can train your pet and teach it about your position as the master if you are dealing with a stubborn puppy. You may not even be aware that you are being submissive, instead of dominating, to your pet. Your Bulldog will respond well to an environment where there are other dogs learning.

Another important aspect of training English Bulldogs is socializing them. If you are getting help from a professional trainer, then the trainer would help socialize your pet. These dogs have a natural strong hunting instinct and for that reason they may be aggressive towards other pets if they are not socialized well. They will need to socialize from an early age so that they are not aggressive or reserved around strangers. Your Bulldog will have a hard time getting along withs other dogs if it has not been trained well, so socialization is important!

Obedience training will require some dedication and patience, but you will definitely find it all worth it. A well trained English Bulldog will be protective and loyal to your family. These dogs are very intelligent and very capable of obeying and learning if you work with them consistently. A bulldog loves to please his owner, so he will do everything he can to please you and follow your commands once he has been trained. Fortunately, there are a lot of resources available today on training this breed.