Miniature Bull Terrier is the smallest of all the existing varieties of bullfighting terrier. It is a direct descendant of the original Bull Terrier bred in England in the early 19th century. The bull terrier was bred to tease bulls and was later used in dog fights. The miniature Bull Terrier is a small version of the bull terrier, which is consistent with the bullfighting Terrier except for its smaller body. The breed was registered by the federal Kennel Club in 1993. It is passionate and courageous, well-trained and disciplined. Though strong and agile in appearance, it was gentle and tame, and a little complacent.
History of Miniature Bull Terrier
British origin, originated in the 9th century. Miniature Bull Terrier is the smallest of all the existing bullfighting beavers. It is a direct descendant of the original Bull Terrier bred in England in the early 19th century. The bull terrier was bred to attract bulls and was later used in dog fighting. The smallest of the progenies obtained at first was further improved by crossbreeding with the Spanish Boeing dachshund to make it smaller. Miniature Bull Terrier is a small version of the bull terrier, which is basically the same as the beaver except for its smaller body. In the 19th century, the White Bull Terrier was highly praised among people who love bullfighting dogs and was once known as the most fashionable dog. Since then, its popularity has gradually declined, and it has only recently been taken seriously.
Morphological characteristics of miniature Bull Terrier
The head is long and strong and not rough, and the ears are small and thin. When the tip of the ear is upward, the ear remains upright. The eyes are small, properly sunken, triangular, slightly oblique in position, and as dark as possible. The nose is black, the nostrils are properly opened, and the nose tip is slightly downward curved. Lips are tight and neat. The teeth are forceps bite. The teeth are strong, solid and very regular. The forelegs should be of moderate length, very straight, firmly supporting the body, and the wrists should be strong and straight. The posterior knee joint forms an appropriate angle at the joint with the second thigh. The hind wrist should be short and straight, the feet should be round and compact, and the toes should be properly arched.
Personality characteristics of Miniature Bull Terrier
The dog is intelligent, cheerful, fearless, gentle and docile. It likes to be with people, especially loves the master and family, and yearns for people's company and love. At the same time, it is also a kind of stubborn. Self centered, dominant, sometimes slightly rough, destructive and aggressive.
Advantages and disadvantages
Miniature Bull Terrier is lively and active. Like to have activities with people, including going out for walks, traveling, participating in social activities and various indoor games, so that it can find a sense of belonging. It is always playing tirelessly, which makes it very much loved by the owner. Generally, they will get along well with the children, but if the children tease them, they will become irritable. So they need to go out for a walk twice a day. Each time not less than half an hour, it is best to let them enjoy playing outdoors once or twice a week to release their infinite energy. They will sacrifice their lives to protect their owners from foreign invasion, and this loyalty makes them very good guardians.