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Learn about which human foods are safe for dogs, and which are not. Clean, fresh water should be available at all times. Their ears should be checked routinely to avoid a buildup of wax and debris, which can result in infection. Teeth should be brushed regularly and should also receive periodic cleanings from your veterinarian.
Exercising an MBT can be tricky. For that reason, exercise of an MBT puppy should be kept at a minimum. Never allow them to jump up and down from heights or make sudden stops at high speeds. Typical terriers, Mini Bulls require a trainer with a firm hand and a gentle voice, as well as lots of patience and a great sense of humor. MBTs are highly intelligent, curious, and independent, although they do love to please their human once they know what you want. Many owners of Mini Bulls suggest clicker training. Early socialization is a must.
Puppies can be susceptible to sudden lameness, so care should be exercised to limit some of their activities. The Miniature Bull Terrier Club of America requires breeder-members to test all breeding stock and puppies.
The Bull Terrier was created as a fighting dog in the s by crossing Bulldogs with now-extinct English terriers. The result of a very long trial-and- period was the Mini. Compare Breeds Compare up to 5 different breeds side by side. Dog Name Finder Browse our extensive library of dog names for inspiration. Find out the best and worst foods for your dog and which to avoid.
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Get Started in Dog Training. Clubs Offering: Training Classes. Sign In Sign Up. Miniature Bull Terrier. HEAD The head should be long, strong and deep, right to the end of the muzzle, but not coarse.
BODY The neck should be very muscular, long, and arched; tapering from the shoulders to the head, it should be free from loose skin. COAT The coat should be short, flat and harsh to the touch with a fine gloss. Full Breed Standard. These upbeat, mischievous dogs come equipped with terrier fire and fearlessness.
Breed Standard Other Breeds to Explore. National Breed Clubs and Rescue Want to connect with other people who love the same breed as much as you do? We have plenty of opportunities to get involved in your local community, thanks to AKC Breed Clubs located in every state, and more than AKC Rescue Network groups across the country. Image Gallery. Shedding Infrequent.
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The toy dog, however, fell out of favor and there are now only Miniature and Standard size Bull Terriers. The Miniature Bull Terrier was accepted in Miscellaneous Class in and accepted as a breed in The Miniature Bull Terrier originated in England.
These dogs have a high activity level, they are smart and creative, and indeed they are independent thinkers. The Breed Standard.