Bull Terrier Dog
Category: Terrier Dogs
Facts about Bull Terrier Dogs, "Scientific name for Bull Terrier Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The Bull Terrier Dog is a clownish, playful and a good looking dog. Its disposition makes him look like an unapproachable dog but in reality, it is very friendly and humorous. Bull Terrier Dog is popular because of his muscular body and his agility in the show rings. Many Bull Terrier Dogs resemble the cavalier gladiator with their powerful jaws matching its unique shaped head and keen facial complexion. Bull Terrier Dog skin is taut while his coat on the other hand is short and flat with a smooth and an easy gait. Bull Terrier Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a Bull Terrier Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Bull Terrier Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the Bull Terrier Dogs eye protected and moist. Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
The Bull Terrier Dog are very friendly to household members and even to strangers. In some bloodlines, the aggression and timidity are present but they usually have a stable attitude. The Bull Terrier Dog are attention seekers, and they can easily become bored if they are neglected, which sometimes makes them rambunctious. The Bull Terrier Dog are very possessive especially with their food and no child or other pet should go near him when he is eating. Train the Bull Terrier Dog regularly but the training sessions should be brief. Otherwise, he can easily retaliate because of his dominant nature.
Body And Shape
The Bull Terrier Dog breed has a well-rounded body, having short, strong back coupled with strongly built and muscular shoulders. Bull Terrier Dogs head is long and strong with an over-looking shape. With the almost flat-topped head sloping evenly down to the black nose with no stop, its long neck and shoulders are muscular and strongly built. While Bull Terrier Dogs eyes are deeply set and almond-shaped, the ears are small, thin and align themselves close to each other. The lowly-set tail is thick at the base and tapers all the way to the tip. Standard Bull Terrier Dog average height is 20 to 24 inches (50.8 to 60.9 cm). The average weight is 45 to 80 pounds (18.1 to 36.2 kg)
Color And Coat
The Bull Terrier Dog has a short, harsh, dense and rough coat. They coat’s color defines the common two terrier breeds: The White Bull Terrier dog and The Colored Bull Terrier dog. The White Bull Terrier dog usually has colored markings on his head and not in any other part of the body. The other terrier breed has brindle, black, black-brindle, fawn, red and tricolor featured by white markings.
Health And Care
The number one heath problems amongst Bull Terrier Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your Bull Terrier Dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Bull Terrier Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails. Bull Terrier Dog have minimal health complications but they may suffer from patellar luxation as well as other minor health problems such as allergies, heart diseases, Spinning, Skin Problems, Hereditary Nephritis and compulsive behavior. They may also suffer serious problems such as deafness and kidney failure.
Bull Terrier Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Bull Terrier Dog can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
Bull Terrier Dogs require little grooming but eyes and ears should be checked regularly for infections.
The Bull Terrier Dog may live up to 14 years if they are kept healthy under correct diet and medication.
A Bull Terrier Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Bull Terrier Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Bull Terrier Dogs they have 42 teeth. When Bull Terrier puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. Bull Terrier Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Bull Terrier Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. It is a Fact a Bull Terrier Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Bull Terrier Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
In 1885 he Standard Bull Terrier dog was recognized by the AKC (American Kennel Club) and in 1991 the Miniature Bull Terrier Dog was recognized. If purchasing a Bull Terrier Dog from a breeder, make sure to find a good breeder with references check at least two to three of the puppies that were purchased from this breeder.
Average body temperature for a Bull Terrier Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
Bull Terrier Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.
Female Bull Terrier Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Female dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
A Bull Terrier Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.