Thinking about purchasing an Miniature Bull Terrier? Then read our breed profile including a brief description, information on height, weight, color, coat, temperament, grooming, activity and history. Purchasing a new puppy is a commitment that may last ten or more years so please educate yourself on the Miniature Bull Terrier breed, including all stages of their life from puppy hood to older dog.
Ask yourself will I be a good owner? Do I have the time it takes to train a new puppy? Do I have the resources to give my new dog a rewarding life. Do I have a local veterinarian that I can take my new dog to? Do I have a groomer or can I do the grooming myself on a regular basis. Fundamental requirements for a being a good Miniature Bull Terrier owner;
Before making a purchase talk to the breeder, ask them many questions about their dogs and the breed in general. A good breeder will teach you about the Miniature Bull Terrier and they will have many questions for you about your home and life style and if this breed is suited for you and your family.
Questions you may want to ask an Miniature Bull Terrier Breeder:
It is recommended that you sign a contract with the breeder so that there will be no misunderstandings on the arrangements made. Then bring home your new Miniature Bull Terrier and enjoy as "there is no greater love then a dog's devotion."
Miniature Bull Terrier Profile
A replica of the Bull Terrier, the Miniature Bull Terrier shares the same breed standards except for the height. They are strongly built, symmetrical and active, with a keen, determined and intelligent expression. They have thick muscular bodies, despite their small stature. Miniature Bull Terriers are full of fire, having a courageous, even temperament. Mini Bulls are comical, lively, playful and mischievous dogs who may be small, but are not a lap dog. This breed has the distinctive mark of a muzzle without a stop. It has the typical Romanesque face. Mini Bull Terriers are active and tenacious. They can be fearless, but reserved when it comes to other dogs instigating a fight. Bull Terriers have been known to avoid fights when they are not the one picking it. They are not guard dogs, but they are scrappy fighters. They love to be with their family, and are a polite breed. The Miniature Bull Terrier has all of the spunk and tenacity of the larger Bull Terrier, just in a smaller package.
Other Names: English Bull Terrier, Miniature English Bull Terrier, Mini Bullies, Mini Bulls
Height: 10 - 14
white with another color or completely colored. They can be any dog color, including
brindle, red, black, fawn or even tricolor. Blue and liver colors are undesirable
in the show ring.
Bull Terriers are fearless and determined. They love to be companions, and thrive
off of family. They are stubborn, courageous, playful and energetic. Mini Bullies
are clownish, humorous and fun loving. They can be protective and willful, and
do not obey orders consistently. They are difficult to train, and males usually
do not get along with other males, although any other combination is fine. They
love to play in family rough-housing and enjoy the company of their owners,
and should not be left alone for hours.
Very High. Miniature Bull Terriers are very alert and protective.
Miniature Bull Terrier
Care and Exercise: Grooming is
easy, minimal grooming is necessary for Miniature Bull Terriers. Brush with
a firm bristle brush, bathe or dry shampoo when necessary. Bull Terriers need
plenty of exercise, and should be kept on a leash.
Miniature Bull Terrier Health Issues: Zinc deficiency and deafness.
Life Span: 12 -13 years.
Country of Origin:
First Registered by the AKC:
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