This little fellow is sturdy, muscular, active, intelligent and tenacious, yet good tempered. In looks and coloring, it’s a scaled-down version of the full-sized Bull Terrier. This breed dates to the early 19th century when the Bulldog and the now extinct White English Terrier were interbred to produce the Bull and Terrier, later known as the Bull Terrier. Early Bull Terriers exhibited a range of sizes, from 4 to 16 pounds. The American Kennel Club standard now calls for a height of 10 to 14 inches at the shoulder, with weight in proportion to height. The short, flat coat needs only a weekly brushing to give it a fine gloss. Miniature Bull Terriers are just right for apartment dwellers who can deal with their high activity level. They are fine with children and make good watchdogs.
Terrier Dog Breeds
The Terrier Group is made up of tough and resilient dog breeds. Terriers have high energy levels and respond instantly to anything unusual in their environments. Rugged, courageous and self-sufficient, Terriers were developed in England centuries ago. They were expected to hunt, eradicate vermin, guard their families’ homes and serve…
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Feeding Bully Breeds
Keep your bully dog in top-notch shape with these expert tips on grooming and nutrition. Baby Bullies and BeyondFor the baby bully breed, it is important to maintain a slow, steady growth that permits bones, joints and ligaments to grow proportionally. Specifically, consult your veterinarian to determine when to switch…
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