Of even temperament and amenable to discipline. Although
obstinate is particularly good with people.
The Bull Terrier is the gladiator of the canine race, full of
fire and courageous.
for: Anyone of any age who has time and patience.
12 - 14 yrs
should not exceed 35.5 cms (14 ins).
Pure White, Black, Brindle, Black Brindle, Red, Fawn and
Short, flat, harsh to touch with a fine gloss.
Appearance: Strongly built, muscular, well balanced body.
A downfaced, egg shaped head with a keen, determined and intelligent
expression. Their eyes are triangular in shape and deep set, small
erect ears & short tail.
Very much like the larger bull
terrier, the mini is every bit as tough as the larger version, they
are not a lap dog.
Developed in England the Bull Terrier was developed from a variety
of breeds. Originally bred for 'Bloodsports', such as 'Bull Baiting','Pit
Fighting' and 'Rat Killing'.
Their courage was proverbial, endurance and resistance to pain unbelievable,
and their intelligence was almost uncanny, these virtues, which
we admire in both humans and animals, made them great fighters.
They have a sense of humor, imagination and lots of determination.
Their individuality is unique. They can be stubborn, but are amenable
to discipline. They are not a breed suited for everyone, they enjoy
the family environment, they crave for human companionship, especially
from their own family. These qualities make them not only reliable
with children, (under supervision ) but also a companion and protector
who can be depended on.
When properly trained and in good hands they are usually sweet natured,
gentle and playful.
easy breed to groom, their shorthaired coats can be groomed using
a rubber-grooming mitt once of twice a week
active breed that require a fair amount of exercise, both free running
and long walks
This breed is generally hardy but have pups checked for deafness.
Some dogs can suffer from obsessive-compulsive behaviours, such
as tail chasing or rock pushing.
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