Miniature Bull Terrier Dog
Category: Terrier Dogs
Facts about Miniature Bull Terrier Dogs, "Scientific name for Miniature Bull Terrier Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The Miniature Bull Terrier Dog is just like the Bull Terrier in variety of ways except only that he is smaller. With his independent personality, they were originally considered as tough fighting dogs but Miniature Bull Terrier Dog are always gentle and intelligent. The jovial nature makes it such a lovely dog and in fact, this is perhaps the reason why he was used in the “Spuds McKenzie” advertisement campaign.
Miniature Bull Terrier Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a Miniature Bull Terrier Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Miniature 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 dogs eye protected and moist. Miniature Bull Terrier 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.
Miniature Bull Terrier Dog are comical, happy dogs who are playful though sometimes they are quite obstinate. They aren’t bully dogs, and hence they can’t provoke a fight. However, they are willing to defend their owners at all costs. Although Miniature Bull Terrier Dog are very strong, they aren’t bred as guard dogs. They get along well with other home pets and children. Depending on how they are brought up, some breeds may develop some dominance and dependent nature. Miniature Bull Terrier Dog need a lot of exercise. Otherwise, they may become very destructive.
Body And Shape
Miniature Bull Terrier Dog is strongly built, muscular, big-boned and squarely proportioned dog with his gait being easy and free. The average height of the Miniature Bull Terrie Dog 10 to 14 inches (25.4 to 35.7 cm). The average weight is 25 to 35 lbs (11.3 to 15.9 kg). Its head and muzzle gives the dog an ovular profile. Furthermore, he has a long skull, which curves deeply down to the black nose with no distinct stop. Miniature Bull Terrier Dog have small and deeply set eyes, which are positioned near the middle of the head. The Miniature Bull Terrier Dog backlines are short and powerful while the tails are flat but thicker at the base and tapers all along to the tip. Miniature Bull Terrier Dogs have triangular, pricked ears, which are usually set high above the head. The legs are long, strong and straight featured by small, round feet.
A Miniature 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. Miniature Bull Terrier Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Miniature Bull Terrier Dogs they have 42 teeth. When puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. Miniature 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.
Miniature Bull Terrier Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Miniature 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.
Only humans and Miniature Bull Terrier Dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Miniature 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 Miniature Bull Terrier Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Miniature 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.
Color And Coat
Miniature Bull Terrier Dogs have dense and short-haired coat, which can be either all white or covered with other solid colors. A Miniature Terrier can have a mix of tan with either broken black, red, fawn, or solid black. They shade averagely, about twice a year.
Health And Care
Miniature Bull Terrier Dog are prone to deafness but they can also suffer from patellar luxation and lens luxation. The coat should be brushed occasionally while the ears and eyes need to be checked on regular basis. They can live up to 10 to 14 years.
If purchasing a Miniature 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.
In 1885 Standard Bull Terrier were first recognized by the AKC (American Kennel Club) and in 1991 the Miniature Bull Terrier was recognized. The AKC considers the Miniature Bull Terrier and Standard Bull Terrier as different breeds, the specification standards are the same except for their size.
Average body temperature for a Miniature Bull Terrier Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
Female Miniature Bull Terrier Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Female Miniature Bull Terrier Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born
Miniature 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..
A Miniature Bull Terrier Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
The number one heath problems amongst Miniature Bull Terrier Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Miniature Bull Terrier Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.