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English Bull Terriers

English Bull Terrier Temperament. English Bull Terriers are renowned for being bullied, and therefore it is not the ideal dog for a first-time dog owner. Their physical strength is match by their intelligence, so you’ll have a very reliable and intelligent, as well as physically dominating pet. Their minds and bodies need to be kept active through play. The English Bull Terriers are no more aggressive than other dogs, but it is not your average dog. As English Bull Terriers are such a mentally and physically strong breed, they need to be given strict regiment of leadership and discipline from the first day of ownership. Even though English Bull Terriers might seem naughty and mischievous, it is extremely important to monitor any signs of aggression, even in the first 6 months of their lives. Proper training and discipline are need to keep these dogs in check.

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The History Of English Bull Terriers

English bull terriers bull dog and terrier breeds crossed. The English bull terriers came into existence where the bull dog and terrier breeds were crossed. They were originally bred for dog-fighting, but these dogs are lovable companions. The sport of dog-fighting became infamous when bull baiting was prohibited by law in England in 1835. There was need of a smaller breed so that on the arrival of police at the dog fights the dogs could be more easily hidden under ones coat.