Bull Terrier Breeds
Bull Terrier with Lizard
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.