Bull Terrier Breeds

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After dog fighting was banned in England in 1835, four Bull Terrier breeds gradually emerged. They were derived from the old type Bulldogs with or without an admixture of the Old English White Terrier (smooth coat). The Bull Terrier, in a range of sizes and was the first to appear in the First English Stud Book. Half a century later, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier became recognised with the American Staffordshire Terrier the most recent.

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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 Terriers (Miniature)

Miniature Bull Terriers are identical to their Bull Terrier ancestors in every way except for size. From 1866 when classes for Bull Terriers began, the classification was by weight. This resulted in the now extinct Bull Terriers (Toy) which weighed under 12 lbs. In 1918, they were removed from the English Stud Book and became extinct. In 1938, they were ... »» 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...