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Bull Terrier


The Bull Terrier is a medium-sized breed of dogs that are solidly built and short haired. They trace their ancestry to the British Isles. They have a lifespan of between 8 and 15 years, weigh about 22 kgs and have an average height of 50cm when fully grown. They are known to be clownish, affectionate, strong-willed and loyal.

Adult Size

  • Medium

Amount of Shedding

  • Sheds Normally

Appropriate Environment

  • Apartment
  • Fenced In Yard
  • House
  • Invisible Fenced Yard

Behavior if Left Alone

  • Can Be Left Alone
  • Comfortable Being Left Alone

Breed Group

  • Terrier Group

Coat Length

  • Very Short Coat

Coat Quality

  • Smooth Coat


  • Black & Tan
  • Black Brindle
  • Black Brindle & White
  • Black Tan & White
  • Brindle
  • Brindle & White
  • Red
  • Red & White
  • White
  • White & Black Brindle
  • White & Brindle
  • White & Red
  • White Black & Tan


  • Drools Regularly

Energy Level

  • Energetic
  • Very Energetic

Exercise Needs

  • Needs Lots of Exercise
  • Needs Regular Exercise

Full Grown Height

  • 21-23″

Full Grown Weight

  • 36-40lbs
  • 41-45lbs
  • 46-50lbs
  • 51-55lbs
  • 56-60lbs
  • 61-65lbs
  • 66-70lbs
  • 71-75lbs

General Health

  • Healthy Breed

Good Choice for New Dog Owners

  • Good Dog for Your First Dog
  • Great First Dog!
  • Very Good for Your First Dog!

Good Dog for Cold Weather?

  • Doesn’t Do Well in Cold Weather

Good Dog for Hot Weather?

  • Doesn’t Do Well in Hot Weather

Good With Children?





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