The Miniature Bull Terrier is an excellent dog for children. The Miniature Bull Terrier has a happy go lucky temperament, and loves lots of attention.
Miniature Bull Terrier’s have tendencies to have an aggressive attitude with strange dogs. The dogs are very intelligent and therefore have a grand zest for life. They are very playful and active dogs and are good with families who live a busy life. They are extremely loyal to their owners and affectionate. Don’t be fooled by their tough exterior.
The appearance of the Miniature Bull Terrier is that of a smooth and thick coat. They have a powerful build for a small dog. The female dogs do not get as big or impressive as their male counterparts. The height for males is average of 10 to 14 inches, and for a bitch 10 to 13 inches. The weight of a male and the bitches should be proportionate to the height of the dogs. Any eye color is acceptable with this breed, however the color blue is considered not ideal.
The different colors of the Miniature Bull Terrier breed vary from reds, whites and mixes of these colors. The color black is often common and accepted only on the face of the animal. The body of the mini is strong giving an athletic appearance. The head is proportionate to the body, and includes a broad nose bridge with a cylinder face giving it its unique look in the different breeds of the dogs. There are no loose folds of skin on the nose or around the jaw like other Bulldog breeds. It is all tightly fitted with hair covering it at different thickness levels according to the cut on the dog. The ears of the Miniature Bull Terrier are pointed and are small in size. It is uncommon to dock the tails of the a Miniature Bull Terrier and they usually have thick to thin tails from root to tip. The overall appearance of this breed is powerful and strong.
The Miniature Bull Terrier is a strong willed animal that will try your patience while trying to train. It is an asset to be patient as these dogs are intelligent and will be quick to be bored with the repetitive conditioning of training. The dogs do no respond well to yelling or hitting in their training. It is a good method of training to treat the dog like a young child and slowly work with it to your goals of behavior.
The more training the Miniature Bull Terrier has the better it will be around other dogs and people. This is a highly self motivated breed and in being so makes a lot of decisions for itself. Hence the difficulties in training this particular breed . Miniature Bulldog does well with sports and enjoys having a purpose. It is recommended to play with Miniature Bull Terrier in different athletic games or enrolling the animal in competitions.