Bull Terrier Breeds

Am Staff and BabyAm Staff and BabyAfter 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 pure breeds until a century later.

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Bull Terrier and Bull Terrier (Miniature)

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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Staffordshire Bull and American Staffordshire Terrier

Today the Staffordshire Bull and the American Staffordshire Terrier retain their athleticism and some Bulldog characteristics from their past. Their current popularity is testament to how breeders have ensured that both their good looks and temperament meet the social expectations of modern society. »» Read more...


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