Bull Terrier Breeds

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After dog fighting was banned in England in 1835, four Bull Terrier breeds developed as trusted family companions.These four breeds were derived from the old type Bulldogs with or without an admixture of the Old English White Terrier (smooth coat). Firstly the Bull Terrier emerged in a range of sizes and was recognized in the First English Stud Book. Then came the Staffordshire Bull Terrier and American Staffordshire Terrier which were not recognized as a pure breed until a century later.

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Bull Terriers to the Rescue

For centuries, people have used dogs' magical scenting ability for many purposes. Search and Rescue work and patrolling is not usually associated with the Bull Terrier breeds. But as this article demonstrates, with skill and lots of patience, Bullies can be trained to focus on conservation and community work as well as taking part in a fun sport with humanitarian ... »» Read more...

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Bull Terrier

Bull Terrier enthusiasts were so proud of this breed's courageous history, he became known as 'the Gladiator of the Canine Race'. Then political correctness intervened! Today, the history of the Bull Terrier remains testament to how admirers resurrected this wonderful canine to its original physique with his unique egg-shaped head. »» Read more...

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Bull Terrier (Miniature)

Today, Miniature Bull Terriers are identical to their Bull Terrier ancestors in every way except for height. But this was not always the case. Historically, from 1866 when classes for Bull Terriers began, there were classifications by weight. This resulted in the now extinct Toy Bull Terriers which weighed under 12 lbs. But in 1918, they were removed from the ... »» Read more...

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Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Although Staffordshire Bull Terriers are independent and think for themselves, their indomitable courage, high intelligence and tenacity are their greatest charms. Bold and fearless, they stand their ground without being troublesome. Stafford enthusiasts claim they are among the most trustworthy, affectionate and gentle breeds known to mankind. »» Read more...

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American Staffordshire Terrier

The American Staffordshire Terrier retains its athleticism and some Bulldog characteristics from its past. Its current popularity is testament to how breeders have ensured that both its good looks and temperament meet the social expectations of modern society. »» Read more...