The teacup English bulldog, more commonly known as the miniature bulldog, is a miniaturized version of purebred English bulldogs. Selective breeding of English bulldogs for the desired trait of small size led to the miniature bulldog. The breed is not a mixed breed.
Male miniature bulldogs can grow to a height of 14 inches and weigh as much as 40 pounds, while females are slightly smaller. Like a normal English bulldog, the miniature bulldog is loyal, protective and affectionate in nature. Although powerfully built, this breed is susceptible to health problems, including breathing difficulty, poor eyesight and hip issues. This breed does well in smaller dwellings such as apartments due to its diminutive size and lack of need for exercise, although daily walks are recommended.