The Bull Terrier is a breed of dog in the terrier family. There is also a miniature version of this breed which is officially known as the Miniature Bull Terrier.
Links to Breed Descriptions
AKC Video Link
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SCC Video Link
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See: The German Kennel Club (VDH) for information and video (if available).
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Other Names for Breed
Bull Terrier, standard
English bull terrier
Bull Terrier (estándar)
Country of Origin and Parent Breed Club
Health and Well-Being
Some sources of health information include:
National kennel clubs and breed clubs (see, e.g. Breeding/Health Strategy Documents, below)
Population-level statistics (see, e.g., Swedish Insurance Data, below)
Breed club surveys
There are numerous breed standards.
The basis of breed/conformation shows is the judging of pedigree dogs against the 'Breed Standard', which is a picture in words that describes the range of features that are deemed appropriate for the breed.
Three of the major international standards are:
The American Kennel Club
The Kennel Club, UK
FCI (Federation Cynologique Internationale)
1. Swedish Insurance Data
Breed-specific information on rates of disease and death from Agria Pet Insurance (Agria Djurförsäkring) is available for many breeds.
This breed has information on Veterinary Care and Life Insurance.
Breeding/Health Strategy Documents
Health/Breeding Strategy Documents and Links:
The Kennel Club, UK: Breed Watch
Sweden: Breed-specific Breeding Strategies: (in Swedish) and/ or English summary
The Kennel Club: Bull Terrier Pedigree Breed Health Survey
Breed-Specific DNA Tests:
Other Breed-Specific Webpages
We are listing sites for breed clubs with health or other information that might be helpful. Follow links below.
Canada: Bull Terrier Club of Canada
UK: The Bull Terrier Club
USA: Bull Terrier Club of America