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Bull Terriers

Also referred to as English Bull Terriers

Find some great facts about this breed. Learn about the average
height & weight, the typical colorings & temperaments, plus information
about their activity level, age expectancy, typical health concerns & more!

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Bull Terrier

All About the Bull Terriers

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Average Height & Weight

The Bull Terrier is considered a LARGE dog based on the average height and weight.


Males – Height: 21 to 22 inches.

Weight: 60 to 70 pounds.

Females – Height: 21 to 22 inches.

Weight: 50 to 60 pounds.

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Bull Terrier


Typical Coloring

Bull Terriers are commonly white, black and tan, brindle, red, fawn and red smut.





Bull Terriers are as mischievous, sweet and loving as a toddler. Their enthusiasm and friendliness is unrivaled among the terrier and mastiff families. They have a great sense of humor, and they like to make their owners laugh. Also typical of a toddler, they are very attached to their masters and can become difficult if left without them.




Activity Level

Bull Terriers have lots of energy to burn, and so it’s important to give them daily physical and mental activity. They enjoy going for runs, but they should be kept indoors as much as possible in very hot or very cold weather. If they do not get adequate mental stimulation, they can get into trouble.


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Breed Characteristics



Age Expectancy

11 to 14 years

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Known Breed-Related Health Issues

The most common health concerns for Bull Terriers include deafness (in white dogs) and kidney problems. Heart problems and patellar luxation are less common but still occur within the breed, while lens luxation is seen occasionally.




Ideal Climates for this Breed

Bull Terriers have a medium tolerance for hot and cold climates.



Bull Terrier


Family Orientation
(good with kids, or other pets?)

Bull Terriers make good family pets, so long as a close eye is kept on them. The breed adores children but can get overly excited around them. They can be aggressive toward other dogs and other household pets




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