Adoptable Dog of the Week – Bluebelle

Amy Tokic
by Amy Tokic

A blooming beauty, Bluebelle, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, comes with a bull’s-eye on her butt (literally – it’s a marking on her coat)! Hailing from Decatur, Illinois, Bluebelle is an adult English Bulldog with swagger to spare. She’s already spayed, housetrained, purebred, up to date with shots, good with kids, and good with dogs.

Bluebelle’s Tale:

Hello all! My name is Bluebell, but all my friends call me Miss Bee or just “B.” Why “B” you ask? Well, foster mom says: “Big B, little B, what begins with B? Blue eye, brindle bull’s-eye, a BIG, beautiful bulldog… that’s me!” In fact, I am a supersized best friend, weighing in at 73 pounds and still gaining.

I was a stray roaming the streets looking for food and someone to take care of me. I had probably been out there for a while because I was in pretty bad shape when animal control took me in. I had sores on my paws, bites on my face, a large, hanging mass on my stomach, ear infection, and tapeworms, too. Thankfully, Illinois English Bulldog Rescue took me in and everything has changed. I have had a couple of surgeries to get me all fixed up; my mass was removed, I was spayed and had double entropian surgery. Now you can see my beautiful blue eyes even better!

I am a strong girl who loves to meet people. In fact, I will make a “B-line” to sniff new people and pups; I don’t want to hurt anyone, but sometimes my strength and size can be scary to those I want to meet. That being said, I need a best friend who can keep me in hand and remind me of something called manners.

I am a quiet girl and enjoy nothing more than being close to you; well, I actually want you to pet me when we are close and I will let you know what I want by giving you kisses, gently pawing you, or just climbing in your lap. I do a whole body wiggle when you talk to me, because I really like your attention. I also like rolling on my back and doing karate kicks… girl power! Foster mom says I have a sweet, sensitive, and silly personality. I am housebroken, enjoy getting a bath, and get along well now with my foster sis (she was initially intimidated by my size and curious nature).

What could be better than a bulldog? Me! Cause I am everything a bullie is, but in supersized form! If you want a big, beautiful, bullie gal as your best friend, with a blue eye and brindle bull’s-eye on her butt, then I just may be your gal!

Want to adopt Bluebelle? Visit Illinois English Bulldog Rescue to fill out the adoption form.

Amy Tokic
Amy Tokic

Amy Tokic, Editor of, is a passionate animal lover and proud pet parent of Oscar, a Shih Tzu/Chihuahua cross, and Zed, a Japanese Chin. Her love of animals began in kindergarten, when she brought her stuffed dog Snoopy into class with her every day. Now, she writes about her adventures in pet ownership and tirelessly researches products, news and health related issues she can share with other animal enthusiasts. In her free time, Amy loves perusing used book and record stores, obsessing over the latest pet products available and chasing squirrels with wild abandon (a habit attributed to spending too much time with her pooches).

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