Bull Terrier

Bull Terrier

Breed Overview Information:

The Bull Terrier originated in the early 1800’s. During this period, a beloved sport was bull fighting. From this sport and the era came the dog now known as the Bull Terrier.

They created this dog by crossing the Bulldog with the Old English Terrier and by adding a bit of Spanish blood as well. The Bull Terriers were not the best fighters as they had initially been bred for.

So in the late 1800’s the white coat variety began to become a fashionable pet. The breed has since been developed into standard and miniature versions with the same attributes and qualities. The Bull Terriers have a long and widely known history and great looks as well.

Breed Character Information:

This type of pit bull is incredibly friendly and is the most suitable pit bull breed for families with young children. This type of dog acts like a protector, but also is sociable and friendly with strangers if socialized at an early age.

The unique walk that the Bull Terrier has been appealing and looks unique, due to the stocky frame. This pit bull breed is medium in size when compared to the different pit bull breeds.

Appearance:

Bull Terriers stand approximately 20 inches high and weigh between 35-40 lbs. They are built strong with a thick muscular body frame, and short dense coat.

This terrier breed comes in solid coloring as well as color mixing and brindles. Their most distinctive feature is their head, which is almost flat at the top with an even slope down to the nose.

Bull Terriers have beautiful dark features and have a long tail that glides horizontally above their body. There grace walk makes them stand out, as well as their distinctive personalities.

Breed Temperament Information:

This breed was once a fierce dog, they are now much gentler. The Bull Terrier isn’t breed to be a guard dog, but they may defend themselves in critical situations.

They are very fun-loving, fearless dogs with great attributes. They are affectionate, obedient, and very loyal. This breed is fond of adults, children and other animals and love activity.

Breed Ownership Information:

This purebred dog is great for many families and is definitely a rare breed that understands the value of loyalty.

Breed Training Information:

They can be more difficult to train. It is important to teach children not to tease them as the Bull Terrier reacts negatively to teasing.


Last Breed: American Bulldog

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