A member of the AKC Terrier group, The Mini Bull Terrier must be strongly built, muscular, symmetrical and active, with a keen, determined and intelligent expression.
They are full of fire but of sweet disposition and amenable to discipline, yet playful, fun-loving, sensitive, and affectionate. They make wonderful pets and companions, despite their tough appearance. This dog breed is also excellent with children and have been proven to be great family dogs.
This small dog breed is, quite possibly, a dog owner's wish come true. They are an attractive Bull Terrier breed without the exaggerations that make the standard Bull Terrier so unusual to so many people.
The Mini Bull Terrier has tiny triangular eyes, and short erect ears and are happiest when they are with the people they love - the closer the better.
Grooming needs for this dog breed are minimal - just the standard brushing and bathing. However, keep in mind, training needs and exercises requirements are high.
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The Miniature Bull Terrier should be 10 inches to 14 inches tall and should give the appearance of being square. Weight generally falls in the range of 25 to 33 pounds.
The Miniature Bull Terrier is a strongly constructed dog breed, proportionately built with a long deep head and a full oval face. The coat should be short, flat and harsh to the touch. His coat should always contain the color white in it, whether the dog be completely white or white with patches of color.
They were developed to have the same qualities as the Bull Terrier but in a more manageable size. He makes a fantastic watchdog, and easily fits into all lifestyles. He is also very active and alert.
Country of origin: Developed from crossing the Bulldog, the Old English Terrier and the Spanish Pointer Lifespan: 10-12 years Colors: White, black, brindle, red, fawn, tri-color Known health problems: Zinc deficiency, obsessive compulsive behaviors, slipped patellas, flea sensitivity, obesity, White minis are prone to deafness