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Miniature Bull Terrier

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Miniature Bull Terrier Facts

  • Group
  • Terrier
  • Affiliations
  • UKC, CKC, AKC
  • Height
  • 10" - 15"
  • Weight
  • The weight is proportionate to the height.
  • Lifespan
  • 12 years | Add yours

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  • Exercise Requirement
  • Moderate - This breed enjoys typical daily activity
  • Training Requirement
  • Difficult to Train
  • Grooming Requirement
  • Easy
  • Colors
    • Various Colors
     
  • Breed Characteristics
    • Adapted to city living
    • Good with children
    • Should sleep indoors
 

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Alternate Names

Minis

Origin

The miniature bull terrier developed in England.

Date Of Origin

This breed originated in the 1800's, however, there was no distinction between the bull terriers until 1913.

History

The development of the bull terrier began about 200 years ago in England when the bulldog and white English terrier were crossed to create a breed then known as the bull terrier. Some breed experts believe that the black and tan terrier was also an ancestor, as was the Spanish pointer.

Description

The miniature bull terrier is a small, strong, and well muscled dog. It has a short, tight fitting coat and the egg shaped, bull terrier head, with small, sunken, dark eyes; a dark nose; and small erect ears. It has a short, low set, tapered tail. The mini comes in a variety of colors.

Temperament

The miniature bull terrier is extremely social and outgoing. It is a cheerful dog that is stable amenable, fearless and fun loving. It is very attached to its human companions. It does well with children and other animals if well socialized.

Uses

This breed worked primarily as a ratter. Its lovable personality also makes it an excellent companion.

Health Concerns

Deafness.

Additional Information

This dog can adapt to city, suburban, or rural life easily.

Show Sources & Contributors +

Sources

The New Encyclopedia of the Dog

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, 2000

Website: http://www.dk.com

Author: Bruce Fogle

Dog Bible

Publisher: BowTie Press, 2005

Website: http://www.bowtiepress.com/bowtie/

Authors: Kristin Meuh-Roe, Jarelle S. Stein

The Howell Book Of Dogs

Publisher: Wiley Publishing Inc, 2007

Website: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/

Author: Liz Palika

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