Miniature Bull Terrier

 

Overview

This really is a carefully constructed, square-proportioned puppy, big-boned but not rough. It ought to reflect those features that created the standard-sized bull terrier a powerful foe from the fighting ring using its sturdy muscle and bone and powerful jaws. Its gait is totally free and simple. Its skin is tight and its coat is short, flat and unpleasant. It wears a keen and determined expression on its own attribute clown face.

Very much enjoy the bigger bull terrier, the miniature is funny, lively, playful and mischievous. Despite its smaller size, it isn’t a lap dog. It’s every bit as hard as the bigger version and inclined to need to show itself much more. It’s a sweet clown, dedicated but not fawning. It’s independent and stubborn and should be educated with a firm yet gentle hand — along with a fantastic sense of humor. It likes to play and explore. It likes to digout, and it requires ample exercise.

AKC RANKING 132
FAMILY terrier, mastiff (bull)
AREA OF ORIGIN England
DATE OF ORIGIN 1800s
ORIGINAL FUNCTION ratting, dog fighting
TODAY’S FUNCTION earthdog trials
AVERAGE SIZE OF MALE Height: 10-14 Weight: 25-33
AVERAGE SIZE OF FEMALE Height: 10-14 Weight: 25-33
OTHER NAME none
The area spaniel needs daily exercise, and even though it’s happiest when given the opportunity to run and research, its demands can be fulfilled with a very long walk on leash. It can live outside in temperate climates if specified heat refuge, but it does best when allowed to split its time between home and lawn. It thrives on human companionship and ought not to be deprived of its loved ones. Its coat needs brushing and combing twice or once per week. Straggling hairs must be scissored every month or two, and a few thinning and trimming is required for show dogs. The ears should be cleaned and checked frequently. Some could be somewhat cluttered, and a few snore.
  • Energy levelHigh energy
  • Exercise needsMedium
  • PlayfullnessVery playful
  • Affection levelSomewhat affectionate
  • Friendliness toward other dogsShy
  • Friendliness toward other petsFriendly
  • Friendliness toward strangersFriendly
  • Ease of trainingEasy to train
  • Watchdog abilityHigh
  • Protection abilityModerately protective
  • Grooming needsLow maintenance
  • Cold toleranceMedium tolerance
  • Heat toleranceMedium tolerance
• Major concerns: deafness (whites)
• Minor concerns: none
• Occasionally seen: patellar luxation, lens luxation
• Suggested tests: hearing (whites), (eye), (knee)
• Life span: 11 – 14 years

This really is a carefully constructed, square-proportioned puppy, big-boned but not rough. It ought to reflect those features that created the standard-sized bull terrier a powerful foe from the fighting ring using its sturdy muscle and bone and powerful jaws. Its gait is totally free and simple. Its skin is tight and its coat is short, flat and unpleasant. It wears a keen and determined expression on its own attribute clown face.

Very much enjoy the bigger bull terrier, the miniature is funny, lively, playful and mischievous. Despite its smaller size, it isn’t a lap dog. It’s every bit as hard as the bigger version and inclined to need to show itself much more. It’s a sweet clown, dedicated but not fawning. It’s independent and stubborn and should be educated with a firm yet gentle hand — along with a fantastic sense of humor. It likes to play and explore. It likes to digout, and it requires ample exercise.

 

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