How to care for an American bully

They look like braggarts but they tend to be the most tender; The American bully are the perfect dogs for those who love dogs with character but do not have enough space to have them at home. Their soft character does not seem compatible with their rude appearance but they are a great company for their masters and excellent family members. Today we will tell you how to take care of an American bully, you will know a little more about this wonderful race and you will fall in love with them.


The American Bully are a relatively new breed dating from the early 1980s and have emerged from the pit bull . Its physical characteristics make it look like a strong and careful dog, not only for its resemblance to pit bulls, but also for its thick texture, large head and short ears that provide a temperamental look.

These dogs are ideal as a company and faithful to their families, they have a docile character even with the little ones of the house, with whom they like to play and share.

Regarding the care of the dog, it is important to take into account the basics: bathing, feeding and especially training. They are not dogs that need a lot of care and are usually very healthy.

In this video we tell you how an American bully is.

The fur

The American bully have a short hair very easy to carry for their masters, since they do not usually require more care, or frequent combing. It is important to use a special shampoo of dogs at bath time, which should be every two or three weeks depending on the condition of your coat. To avoid odors and irritations of your skin after the bath you will need to dry in the sun or you can also help with a hair dryer.

It is absolutely essential to take care of the wrinkles of the dog so that they are always clean and especially dry. Dry the wrinkles of the dog will prevent skin diseases or irritations that involve taking him to the veterinarian in the future. In we tell you how to take care of your dog's hair.

How to take care of your diet

The feeding in early age must be done in 4 shifts : in the morning, at noon, in the afternoon and at night. The food should be special for puppies and ideally it should be of premium quality and special for each stage of development of the puppy, according to their age.

From 5 months onwards, feedings can be reduced to three, like the three meals of humans: in the morning, at midday and at night. It is important that the quantities increase in consideration when removing one of the shots, so that the dog can hold until the time of their next meal.

Walks and training

It is important to take American bully for a walk only after 3 months of age or when they have already been given all their vaccines, otherwise it could be risky for their health. The trips should be done twice a day at least, with intensive days of activity that allow you to stimulate your physical and mind with care not to abuse them because like many other races, the American bully suffer from osteoarticular disease, which It culminates in dislocations of elbows and hips.

Tip: Cutting your nails is important but it is recommended that your veterinarian do it.