Height: 10-14 inches
Weight: 25-35 lbs.
Life Span: 12-14 yrs.
Breed Group: Terriers
Miniature bull terriers are energetic, courageous, and strong-willed companions
that require early obedience training.
They love children but may be suspicious of strangers. Most get along with
other animals if exposed to them at an early age.
They are happy as long as they are exercised, played with, and included
in family activities. If isolated, however, these dogs will develop behavioral
They are as sweet and spunky as the standard bull terrier but smaller, making
them a good choice for city or apartment dwellers who have time to enjoy
and exercise their dogs.
The strongly built, square-bodied miniature bull terrier is known for its
distinctive egg-shaped head. The coat is short, flat, and harsh to the touch,
with a fine gloss. It can be any color, the most common being white or brindle.
Grooming & Exercise Needs
Miniature bull terriers need only quick weekly brushings.
They also need a lot of exercise and attention, or they may dig holes, chew,
and become destructive in the house. They enjoy brisk long walks, ball games,
and the chance to play with other dogs.
Miniature bull terriers originated in England in the 19th century.
Breed-related health concerns include deafness.
Reference: AKC - American Kennel Club