Bulldog vs Mastiff

Compare the Bulldog to the Mastiff. Use the tool below to compare temperament, size, personality, maintenance requirements, and everything else between Bulldogs and Mastiffs.

Bulldog vs Mastiff
Bulldog
Mastiff
Bulldog
Mastiff
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General Details
Bulldog
Mastiff
Breed Type
Purebred
Purebred
Allergy Friendly
No
No
Lifespan
8-12 Years
6-10 Years
Height
13-15 Inches
27-32 Inches
Weight
49-55 Pounds
120-220 Pounds
Intelligence
Below Average
Below Average
History
Bulldog
Mastiff
Origin Country
United Kingdom
China
Origin Year
1500 AD
-700 BC
Temperament
Bulldog
Mastiff
Overall Friendliness
Above Average
Above Average
Family Friendly
Above Average
Above Average
Child Friendly
Above Average
Above Average
Pet Friendly
Below Average
Below Average
Stranger Friendly
Above Average
Below Average
Personality
Bulldog
Mastiff
Traits
Affectionate
Stubborn
Affectionate
Loving
Protective
Snuggle
Willing to Please
Living Environment
Bulldog
Mastiff
Apartment
Yes
Yes
Indoor
Yes
Yes
Small Yard
No
Yes
Medium Yard
No
Yes
Large Yard
No
Yes
Temperature Tolerance
55-75 °F
30-80 °F
Barks/Howls
None
Average
Exercise Needs
Bulldog
Mastiff
Energy Level
Low
Medium
Exercise Required
Low
Medium
Top Running Speed
15 MPH
24 MPH
Strength
High
Very High
Grooming Needs
Bulldog
Mastiff
Coat Maintenance
Low
Medium
Shedding
Low
Medium
Dander
Low
Medium
Drool
High
High
Instincts and Behavior
Breed Mentality
Bulldog
Mastiff
Dominant / Alpha
No
No
Family / Pack
Yes
Yes
Independent
No
No
Breed Focus
Bulldog
Mastiff
Distracted Easy
No
No
Focused & Patient
No
No
Breed Instincts
Bulldog
Mastiff
Aggression
Below Average
Below Average
Burrow / Digging
None
Below Average
Chasing
None
Below Average
Follow Commands
None
Below Average
Fighting
Average
Average
Guarding
Below Average
Average
Herding
None
Below Average
Hunting
None
Below Average
Protection
Below Average
Above Average
Remove Vermin
None
None
Sled Pulling
None
Average
Watch / Guardian
Below Average
Average
Health Comparison
Lifespan
Bulldog
Mastiff
Average Lifespan
8-12 Years
6-10 Years
Health Concerns
Bulldog
Mastiff
Common Health Issues
Entropion
Hip dysplasia
Patellar luxation
Dry eye
Reverse sneezing
Demodectic mange
Cherry eye
Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome
Head shakes
Bloat
Cancer
Hip dysplasia
Progressive retinal atrophy
Seizures
Cystinuria
Appearance Comparison
Coat
Bulldog
Mastiff
Coat Type
Fur
Fur
Coat Layering
Smooth
Double
Coat Texture
Straight
Straight
Coat Length
Short
Short
Coat Coloring
Bulldog
Mastiff
Breed Colors
Fawn
Fawn and Brindle
Fawn and White
Red
White
Apricot
Fawn
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