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Bull Terrier (Miniature) Breed Profile

Bull Terrier (Miniature) fact file

KC Group: terrier
Size: medium
Good with children?: seek breeder advice
Exercise requirement: moderate
Good guard dogs?: would bark
Moulting level: low
Grooming: little
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.

Remember! All breed profiles are general and every dog is an individual.