ALL ABOUT™ BULL TERRIERS
Bull Terrier Puppy & Breed Information
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The Bull Terrier is an English Breed, elevated from back-alley and pub matches into a gentleman’s companion by the 1870s. White was the rule until breeders decided a little Staffordshire color would prevent deafness and could strengthen the genes. Today the White and Colored Bull Terriers are varieties within the breed, identical except for color.
Bull Terrier Coat, Color, Care: He has a short, smooth, glossy, easy-care coat. White Bullies tend to blush on nose and ears where coat is thin but it is an endearing trait. Feet may require a little care and toenails are as thick and strong as the dog…
Bull Terrier Personality: Pulling equally from his bulldog and White English Terrier ancestry, the Bull Terrier is animated, lazy; rambunctious but laid back, can stare down the toughest opponent and then pile in bed with the kids.
Exercise Requirements: Bull Terriers love chasing a ball, carrying a 2x4 beam away from your building site, falling in the pool, and snoozing by the fire. Bull Terriers need plenty of vigorous, daily exertion to prevent nervous habits such as chewing or licking.
Health Concerns: Hardy and long-lived, Bullies do have a few weak spots, most of which can be modified by diet and proper exercise. Entropion, PRA, heart, hearing and kidney problems are considered hereditary. His skin is sensitive but allergies, itching, and thyroid imbalance are most often the result of environmental factors, including medication side effects. A partially home-cooked diet free of preservatives, dyes, and chemicals, supplemented with vitamins and fish oils may prevent or correct such disorders. Bullies may suffer from OCD such as spinning and tail chasing but this behavior can often be corrected by giving the dog more activity and mental challenges.
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