Devoted, friendly and playful, the Miniature Bull Terrier’s guardian needs a sense of humor as this dog nature is inquisitive and mischievous.
There are TOP 10 interesting facts about Miniature Bull Terrier.
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The Miniature Bull Terrier was developed in England in the early 1800s, descending from the English Bulldog and the now-extinct White English Terrier. This cross produced the Bull and Terrier, which was later shortened to the Bull Terrier. Some authors suggest that the Black-and-Tan, the Spanish Pointer and the Dalmatian contributed to the mix.
These dogs are known for their small size but a muscular and vigorous body. They have rectangular and dark colored eyes with erected and little ears. They have an oval or egg-shaped head, and they carry their tail horizontally. They also have harsh, flat, short and glossy coat. In general, you can see these canines in a solid white color or other marked colors such as black, fawn, red and at times, even tricolor with a touch of white.
The athletic build of this particular breed makes them very suitable for people who often spend most of their time outdoors doing activities such as jogging or hiking. They stand around 10-14 inches high at the shoulder and can reach a weight of 25-30 pounds.
Miniature Bull Terrier is friendly, playful, stubborn, and courageous. This dog is an excellent companion for humans and it likes to play with kids. It is said to be courageous as it might face some big dogs without thinking about their size.
As an active breed, the miniature bull terriers will need lots of exercises. Long ways on a daily basis are critical for excellent physical and mental well-being of these dogs. Walks should be supplemented with jogging as well as romping out in an open but secure place as often as possible.
6) Living With
Those who invite this breed into their homes and hearts had best have a good sense of humor. The Miniature Bull Terrier enjoys his games. The breed’s inquisitive and mischievous nature often land it in hot water, but as long as it gets a chance to exercise mind and body on a daily basis, the mini bull is really a well-behaved house dog.
7) Family Pets
Miniature Bull Terriers are good family pets and get along with both other dogs and kids. Their high prey drive makes these ill-advised as members of the households where there are pets of some species, particularly hamsters, gerbils or some rodents. By nature, a bull terrier is wary of strangers and sounds the alert when somebody approaches your home. His bold personality requires strong leadership with discipline consistently.
These dogs are also seasonal shredders. They have thick and short coat that is very easy to maintain. You brush its coat once or twice every week using a bristle brush while daily brushing is also possible during shredding season. You can also rub its body using a damp towel once every week as this is enough to maintain its healthy looking coat.
Miniature Bull Terriers are healthy most of the time. However, these might be prone to several health disorders. The common health conditions that affect such dogs are heart problems, deafness, PKD or polycystic kidney disease, BTHN or Bull Terrier Hereditary Nephritis, lens luxation, and skin problems.
This dog may fare well in apartments as long as he gets at least forty-five minutes of brisk activity every day and has different puzzle toys and chew toys to entertain himself while you’re away. Otherwise, when left alone in the house or yard, Miniature Bull Terrier takes out his frustrations through chewing, digging, engaging, and barking in some unwanted behaviors.