Bull terrier

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Bull terrier

a medium-sized (50-60 lb), very solidly built dog with narrow, deeply sunken triangular eyes, thick neck; the face has a distinctive flat profile without a stop. The dog was originally bred for pit fighting. There are two varieties, all-white or colored, which is any other, including spotted, than white. In some countries, a miniature variety is also recognized as a separate breed. The breed is subject to congenital renal disease, lethal acrodermatitis, and the white variety may be affected by congenital deafnesss.
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Stewart, 45, jumped into action when an English bull terrier pounced on Louis Currie, 12, as the lad rode on his scooter.
When he took his cross Border terrier for a walk, PC Henderson claimed he would encounter Easton out with his English bull terrier and he would make offensive remarks to him.
Recently a friend of ours was out walking with her small pug dog when an off-lead English bull terrier attacked it and ripped its ear.
at Clwyd Theatr Cymru Mold next month and urgently want an English Bull Terrier to take on the role of Bill Sikes''s dog, Bullseye.
Mrs Iley's dog, an English bull terrier, had also been stabbed in the head, and subsequently lost an eye, after trying to protect his owner.
When Karl Moore came home to discover his English Bull Terrier had soiled the carpet he snapped.
The dog, an English Bull Terrier called Dotty, was put down more than a year later after it savaged one of the Queen's favourite corgis.
Last week the English bull terrier savaged to death one of the Queen's corgis at Sandringham as the royals gathered for their traditional family Christmas.
Sian Parry, from Rednal, has sent in a picture of five-monthold English bull terrier Duke getting ready for his first Christmas.
Pearle is a four-year-old English bull terrier with such a sweet nature and although she can sometimes be a little shy, she is always very happy to see you.
LOCKED in a coal bunker, Dot the English bull terrier was left to perish after he became too injured to fight.
WE are the extremely proud owners of a six-year-old English Bull Terrier (not to be confused with the Staffie).