Age: 6 Yrs. Old

Gender: Male

Adoption Fee: $500

Special Needs: no

  • Tolerant of children
  • Tolerant of dogs
  • Tolerant of cats

Adopt a Bulldog


My name is Coltrane and I am as smooth as the melodic jazz tunes of the great John Coltrane.

I was living on a property with over 80 dogs and cats when the animal control people came and rescued us all. You cannot believe how thankful I was. Even though we were taken to a large shelter it was better than where we were. But today I left the shelter and joined rescue. Life has never been better!

I know there is something in my background besides an English Bulldog, but these rescue people knew I deserved to be saved even if I am not perfect. My nose is a bit too long as is my body. Oh, and I weigh 90 pounds. I have some nasty bumps and sores on my back and on my legs. I have a few cut places where another dog attacked me. My ears are infected and hurt. They have been infected so long, they have begun to calcify. I have some small tumors on my belly and a few broken teeth. I also tested positive for heart worms and will have to receive special treatment. Some people would call me a train wreck. But most people call me the sweetest big boy they have ever met.

I will be at the clinic for a while to heal and get everything fixed up. I tried to get in Dr. Larsen’s lap today, but I was a little too big. So she got down in the floor with me, loved on me and told me everything would be just fine.

4/28/22 Update:  You’ve probably wondered where I’ve been. Well, I’ve been at the vet clinic, receiving heartworm treatment and getting my eyes fixed.

Now, I’m hanging at my foster pad, with less than a week of crate rest left! 

I’m a big, goofy guy, weighing in at 102 lbs, but no worries because I’m also submissive and sweet. 

I like belly rubs, giving kisses and relaxing on the couch. 

My left eye will continue to need lubricant twice a day because my cherry eye cannot be fixed any better than it is. I always will have a little cherry, but Foster Momma says I’m still a beautiful boy.

5/2/22 Update:   He’s officially off crate rest from heartworm treatment! We’re so excited for this sweet boy. He’s doing great in his foster home. He gets along great with all dogs and loves people. He’s just a big, goofy guy looking for a couch to relax on… maybe yours?

5/12/22 Update:  Coltrane is such a goofy guy. In protest for not getting his favorite bed, he ran into the bathroom and got into the tub (for some reason). He sat there for a bit, contemplating his options, then he came and laid on the couch with us. LOL! 

5/18/22 Update:  Coltrane loves lying in the sun! He’d stay out there all day, if we let him. He’s a sweet, sensitive soul who loves his people, and he gets along great with other dogs.