Bull Terrier

Everything you need to know about Bull Terriers

Life Expectancytypically 10+ years
SheddingShort length with moderate shedding

Bull Terriers are moderately active dogs. They have a sturdy build and a distinctive head shape. They are also commonly known as English Bull Terriers. Bull Terriers can be a mixture of colours including white, black, brindle, red, fawn and tan. 

There’s lots of doggy behaviour that comes naturally to all breeds of dog, including Bull Terriers, from digging and chasing to searching and retrieving.  

Thinking about giving a Bull Terrier a forever home? Here are some Bull Terrier facts that might help you decide.  

Caring for Bull Terriers

Every dog is different with their own personality and needs. Here are some areas to think about when taking care of a Bull Terrier.  

Caring for your chosen breed

Health issues

Before you give any dog a home, it’s important to know about possible health issues. Not every dog will suffer them but it’s good to be prepared.   

To find out more about potential health issues for Bull T...

How much food does a Bull Terrier need? 

The amount of food a Bull Terrier needs depends on their:  

  • age  
  • size  
  • activity levels  
  • fitness  
  • weight.   

You can use the info...

How much exercise does a Bull Terrier need? 

Bull Terriers are usually moderately active dogs who need regular exercise and stimulation to keep them physically and mentally healthy. They'll need daily walks, plus plenty of time and opportunity to explore, burn e...

How much grooming does a Bull Terrier need? 

Bull Terriers have short fur that only needs a weekly brush. To help your dog feel comfortable with handling and grooming, introduce it in a positive way, one step at a time. Teaching your dog to feel relaxed and...

What size crate do you need for a Bull Terrier?

When inside their crate, your dog should have plenty of space to: 

  • sit and stand up at their full height 
  • turn around without touching the sides 
  • lie down fully stretched out&...

Bull Terrier behaviour and training

Even if you think you know about Bull Terriers, it’s important to remember that every dog has their own personality.  

Training your chosen breed

What’s the temperament of a Bull terrier? 

Just like you, every dog is an individual with their own unique personality and prior experiences. So, every Bull Terrier temperament is different.  As dogs grow from puppies, they learn all about the world. They deve...

Are Bull Terriers easy to train?

You can teach any breed of dog new tricks! It’s all about positive learning. Find out what your dog loves so you can use this to reward them after a success. Whether it’s small food treats, toys or lots of praise, tra...

Are Bull Terriers good with children? 

Every dog has their own unique personality that has been shaped by their own experiences of the world. They’ll have their own likes and dislikes and will respond to situations in different ways. However, there are som...

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