Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Bull Terrier

Contributor(s): Larkin P


General information

  • Descendant from the bull baiting dogs of early times.
  • James Hinks is said to have bred first of the breed around 1862 for show and for sport (dog fighting).
  • Originally all white, colour re-introduced in the 1930s.
  • Temperament is good with people but can be difficult with other dogs.
  • Needs a firm hand and an experienced owner.

Biological Data

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