Dog Details

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English Bulldog (short coat)
Large Adult Female

Available for Adoption

Pet ID # 20-0653

Minneapolis, MN

Organization Contact Info: Underdog Rescue MN P.O. Box 16453 St. Louis Park, MN 55416

About Nettie

  • Fence Required: Not Required
  • Housetrained: Yes
  • Obedience Training Needed: Needs Training
  • Exercise Needs: Low
  • Shedding Amount: Moderate
  • Grooming Needs: High
  • Owner Experience Needed: Breed
  • Reaction to New People: Friendly
  • Activity level: Slightly Active

Compatibility Qualities

  • Is Not Good with Cats
  • Is Not Good with Dogs
  • Good with Kids
  • Older/ considerate kids only
  • Not good with small dogs

More about Nettie

  • Is not Vocal
  • Requires a yard
  • Leashtrained
  • Cratetrained
  • Likes to play with toys
  • Playful
  • Affectionate
  • Eager To Please
  • Goofy
  • Does well in car

Thank you for stopping by to see me!  Please check below to see what upcoming adoption events I will be attending or apply here for a private meeting.  If you have other questions about me you can email Underdog Rescue at <> ***Be sure to check your spam/junk folder as sometimes our emails end up there***


Please fill out a bulldog application to meet Nettie:   


  • DOB: 11/27/2016
  • Requires another dog in home: No
  • Okay with dogs of all sizes: No, best as only dog
  • Okay with cats: No, will chase
  • Okay with children under 12 years old: Older, respectful kids, yes.
  • Requires a fenced yard: No
    Note: dogs must always be leashed whenever outside of a contained area

I'm Nettie! I'm an English Bulldog who is about 5 years old and 60 pounds. I love my humans so much and love following them around everywhere! If you need a shadow, I’m the dog for you! I adore my people – of all sizes. But due to my size, I would do best in a home with kids that are a little older and are respectful of my size. I’d be sad if I accidently knocked a little kid over!

I am great with all the important dog skills. I am potty trained on a schedule and do great when you let me out on a routine. I am crate trained and do great on a leash. Although I would rather do my business in a fenced yard, but if you don’t have one and can bring me outside often that will work for me.

Some of my favorite things to do are nap in the sunshine, eat treats (yum!) and get snuggles from my people. I am really hoping you have a Nettie size spot on your couch next to you!

I am a bulldog, so that means I have some bad skin.  I am prone to ear and skin infections, so I need a home that will ensure I eat a quality kibble or even raw food. I am on raw food now and it cleared up a lot of my skin issues - plus it's delicious! I do need my nose folds, ears, and toe pads cleaned regularly to prevent infection.  If these do get infected, I need a vet visit and some meds to get me back on track and healthy. 

My only bad habit, I guess sometimes I get bossy and reactive so I would do best in a forever home with no other dogs. You see, I just love my humans so much and prefer them to myself. I do fine with dogs, should we meet out on a walk or for a play session, but in the home, I prefer the humans all to myself! Foster mom says I'm "the most wonderful, affectionate, and loving girl" she has met! 

Ready for some snuggles – I am, and can’t wait to meet you!

Bulldogs are a member of the Brachycephalic breed and therefore have a host of health issues that may arise.  Because these dogs are new into our rescue, health issues in the future may arise that we are not aware of.  Some of these issues are allergies, eye issues, yeast infections, interdigital cysts, slipped disks in their back, breathing problems, among a host of others that can occur at any time or when seasons change. While breed experience is not required, we encourage you to thoroughly research the breed and its financial, medical, and environmental needs to be sure the breed is a good fit for you and your family.  It is estimated that the average bulldog owner spends $2,000 per year on medical needs.

Bulldogs are one of the most expensive dogs to own, maintain, and rescue and our adoption fees reflect such expenses.  The application process for bulldogs usually moves quite quickly as they are a popular breed, so we ask that adopters do research and be prepared for adoption at the time you submit your application.  They are happy, goofy, playful characters and we are excited you are taking the first steps into rescuing one!  

This dog requires an application fee.  This fee must be paid within 24 hours or your application will be considered void.    We will not review or contact applicants that have not completed the payment portion. Bulldog Applications will be responded to within 5 business days, after receipt of the application fee.  Please understand that paying the fee does not guarantee you will be approved to adopt the bulldog. Our goal is place bulldogs in homes that are suited for their individual needs. You may be willing and able to provide a great home, but if it doesn’t meet the specific needs of the bulldog, we will not approve your application. 

Please note that some of our dogs are obtained from shelters, surrendered to our care, or released from breeders.  Each animal's bio is based on our experience of the animal within our care, an educated guess based on physical characteristics, temperament and information shared. Some of the animals come from situations where they are lacking experience in a home and confidence in humans. In turn, they require another companion dog and/or a fenced in yard in their forever home in order for them to feel safe. If you are interested in a particular dog whose bio states those needs and do not currently have them, please understand that your home might not be the right fit.  Please use the filter on our Adoptable Dogs page to find the perfect match for your home. 

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Adoption events are updated as the foster home RSVP's to attend. Check back for updates on which events they will be attending. Please understand that all of our pets are in volunteer foster homes and sometimes "life" happens and the foster family cannot make it to their scheduled adoption event. If you are traveling from a far distance to meet a specific animal, please understand we cannot guarantee event attendance. You may wish to consider applying and setting up a private appointment. Private appointments are only scheduled after an application is submitted and approved.



The first step in our process is to complete an online adoption application on our website:
Note: In most circumstances Underdog Rescue will only adopt within 60 miles of Minneapolis, MN. 
All of our foster animals can be seen by appointment with an approved adoption application. Contact us at if you have further questions.



All of our animals are fostered in individual homes or doggie daycare facilities. While they are in our care, they are part of our families and given lots of love. We work on training, crate-training and socialization prior to adoption. Each animal's behavior is evaluated and we have a sense of its temperament and personality. We look for adopters who will give each animal the wonderful life and permanent home that he or she deserves. If you have an interest and ability to be a foster home, please visit our website  and fill out a foster application.



Nutrition is vital to the rehabilitation and life-long health of our pets.  All of our foster animals are fed a premium diet such as NutriSource, Canidae, Orijen, Nature's Variety, Fromm, Pure Vita, Stella and Chewy's, Primal, or balanced raw diet.  All adopters are required to continue providing premium diets for the life of the animal.



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