Dog Breed Guide: Bull Terrier
Posted on April 13, 2015 under Dog Articles
About the Bull Terrier
Height (to base of neck): 21-22″
Weight: 52-62 lb
Color: Two types, white and colored. White is generally all white with some markings on the head. Colored can be a variety of colors, but brindled is preferred.
Coat: Hair is short, hard and lies flat.
Life Expectancy: 11-13 years
Energy level: High
Exercise needs: High
Breed Nicknames: White Cavalier, English Bull Terrier
Is a Bull Terrier the Right Dog Breed for You?
Originally valued as a pit fighter, the bull terrier has a tenacious personality bred into them. Dominant personalities are common and they will defend property, their owners and themselves. They don’t always get along well with other dogs. They require a lot of exercise and stimulation. They become deeply bonded to their owners and will be loyal to them. They should be socialized with children when young to be trustworthy. They are moderate shedders and have low grooming needs.
Common Illnesses, Medical Conditions and Accidents for the Bull Terrier
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