Known for its stocky build and broad, wrinkled face, the Bulldog is one of the most recognizable dog breeds. Like most terriers, Bulls were bred in the UK. So the name of the breed has English roots. "Bull" means "bull", which fought in the arenas participating in the selection of the Bulldog breed. Before the 1835 ban, dog-baiting was popular in England. Families value Bulldogs for their relaxed temperament and minimal need for grooming and exercise. The breed's heavy top and short snout make them prone to overheating in hot weather.