I am looking for advice as to which bulldog breed to select. My 13 year old english bulldog (Knuckles) died 6 months ago. I did not want to get a new dog right away but now I am ready. I loved my dog but I would like a dog that could walk or hike and where heat is not such a huge issue. Knuckles had air way surgery which helped with his breathing but he was still relatively inactive. Since I work mostly out of my house I have the time to care for a dog that needs attention. I would prefer an indoor dog that is not too large. I do not know the temperaments of the other breeds so am asking for help from all of you. I loved Knuckles temperament - he was so easy going and loving. Also, any advice as to whether to get a puppy or an adult dog would be appreciated. I would consider a rescue dog as long as it didn't have behaviour problems too entrenched to modify. Is this a good idea? I am more of the dog person than my husband. I would like the dog to bond some with him but he is not home as much as I am. Would it be better to get a female? Thanks in advance for any comments.