Dog Breed profiles
Bull Terrier (Miniature) Breed Profile
Bull Terrier (Miniature) fact file
KC Group: terrier
Good with children?: seek breeder advice
Exercise requirement: moderate
Good guard dogs?: would bark
Moulting level: low
Jogging partner: short runs
Originally bred from crossing a Bulldog with an English Terrier, the Bull Terrier is an enthusiastic dog although they can be prone to bouts of stubbornness if they are unwilling to carry out an activity. The miniature variety of the breed does not vary from the standard in any area apart from size.
Bull Terrier (Miniature) Character
Bull Terriers are friendly and loyal, good with children and especially useful as guard and watchdogs as they are possessive and protective of their family. Easily trained
Bull Terrier (Miniature) Size
The dog should give "the impression of maximum substance for size of dog consistent with quality and sex." Height should not exceed 35.5cm for the miniature.
Bull Terrier (Miniature) Health
Generally healthy although apparently with a relatively high predisposition to deafness in white dogs. The Bull Terrier is also prone to allergies and skin problems.
Bull Terrier (Miniature) Special Care
Good socialization is required to develop a kind, easy-going persona; some males can exhibit aggressive dominant behaviour.
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