The Bull Terrier is a muscular and stout dog, independent and stubborn in nature, but still very loyal to the owner. They were bred in order to hunt small animals and vermin, and different hunting activities.
They are widely recognized as bred of Manchester Terrier and Old English Bulldog. The Bull Terrier was developed in order to mix musculature of Bulldog and agility and speed of small terrier in order to produce the fighting dog. Even though their main role was to be violent, today’s breeds are developed to be companion dogs. They have shown fondness and affection of children, but they are still independent and strong, which means that you have to be experienced in order to handle them.
Bull Terriers can reach up to 61 cm in height and 33 kg in weight.
Their life expectancy is approximately 14 years.
Suitability for Children – Medium
Tendency to Bark – Low
Energy – Medium
Suitability as a Guard Dog – High
Grooming Requirements – Once a Week
Trimming Required – None
Amount of hair shed – Little
Food Cost – $15 to $20
Average Monthly Pet insurance Premium – $97