Miniature Bull Terrier Dog Breed Information

Miniature Bull Terrier Quick Facts
Miniature Bull Terrier
Breed Group: Terrier
Origen: England
Weight: 25-33 lbs
Height: 10-14 inches
Color(s): Pure white, or any color to predominate

Miniature Bull Terrier Appearance

The Miniature Bull Terrier is a strongly built, muscular dog, with a keen expression. The body is well round with a short strong back. It has powerful bone and sturdy jaw. The head is long, strong, and oval in shape. The dark eyes are small, triangular in shape and closely set. The ears are small, erect and have a roman nose. The tail is short and carried horizontally. Despite its smaller size it is not a lap dog.

The Miniature Bull Terrier has a very short, fine, and glossy coat. The colors can be pure white, or any predominate colors are allowed. The weight of the Miniature Bull Terrier is around 25-33 pounds and the height is around 10-14 inches.

Miniature Bull Terrier Temperament

The Miniature Bull Terrier is a sweet clown, devoted but not submissive. They are brave and hard on themselves sometimes. The Miniature Bull Terrier is affectionate, cheerful and get well with children. Itís relatively good with dogs and other pets if are race with them. But sometime could be confrontational with other dogs. Early socialization and firm training at young age is required.

The Miniature Bull Terrier is harder to train than most other dog breeds. You will need to be extra patient when training him as they are also stubborn with a mind or its own.

Is Miniature Bull Terrier the Right Dog Breed for You?

The Miniature Bull Terrier needs vigorous daily exercise that could be met with a long walk or a romp in a safe area. It likes to play, dig and investigate around. Miniature Bull Terriers will do okay in an apartment if they are sufficiently exercised. This is not a breed that could live outside, although a house with access to a yard could be a great option. The Miniature Bull Terrier love to join in on activities and become very attached to their families. They can become destructive and will chew and bark incessantly, if left alone for long period of time. They prefer warm climates.

Miniature Bull Terrier Life expectancy

The life expectancy of the Miniature Bull Terrier is around 11-14 years.

Miniature Bull Terrier Health problems

The Miniature Bull Terrier is a relatively healthy dog. The major concerns associated with them are deafness. They can also be prone to heart defects, patellar luxation, glaucoma, eye problems such as primary lens luxation, Polycystic kidney disease, skin and flea allergies.

Miniature Bull Terrier Care and Grooming

The Miniature Bull Terrier required minimum grooming. Its coat needs brushing or combing every week to remove dead hair and to keep it in good condition. Brush with a firm bristle brush, and dry shampoo occasionally. Bathe in mild soap only when necessary. The Miniature Bull Terrier gains weight easily. Do not overfeed.

Miniature Bull Terrier Shedding

The Miniature Bull Terrier is an average shedder, you'll find hair stuck to your couch, carpets, and clothes, therefore is not well suited for those with allergies.