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Miniature Bull Terrier

Breed origin: England
Original purpose: Companion dog.

AKC recognized: 1991
AKC group: Terrier

Size: Weight: 20 to 35 lbs
Size: Height: 10 to 14 inches
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Color: For white, pure white coat. For colored, any color to predominate.

General characteristics/temperament: The Miniature Bull Terrier is active, courageous, determined, even-tempered, and strongly built. They are loving and make great companions, but can be stubborn at times. They are very energetic and playful, and must be supervised around young children. Early and consistent socialization and obedience training are very important for this breed.

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Energy/Activity Level: High

Grooming requirement: A quick brushing a few times a week is all the coat needs.

Known health problems: Deafness, luxating patellas, kidney problems, primary lens luxation, aortic stenosis, mitral valve dysplasia, pyotraumatic dermatitis (hot spots), allergies.

Recommended books for further reading:

Miniature Bull Terrier (A Comprehensive Owner's Guide)
By Muriel P. Lee and Michael Trafford
Published in 2005
155 pages

Miniature Bull Terrier (A Complete and Reliable Handbook)
By Barbara J. Andrews
Published in 1997
93 pages

All About the Bull Terriers And Miniature Bull Terriers
By Marilyn Drewes
Published in 2005
174 pages

Other websites for additional information:

American Kennel Club breed page
Miniature Bull Terrier Club of America
Wikipedia breed information page
Miniature Bull Terrier Club of America Rescue

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