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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Glenna Beemer and her daughter, Nicolle Beemer, of Eugene own a Staffordshire bull terrier.
A Staffordshire bull terrier, like the one above, along with a Jack Russell, are believed to have killed a baby boy in Wales; Archie-Lee Hirst was killed by a rottweiler
The breed are also often mistaken for dangerous dogs such as pit bull terriers, which are banned in the UK.
DOG GONE: Darren Fisher and his Staffordshire bull terrier, Butch, which is now pining for Mikey, right, (AC130810Adog-02/zy130810mikey)
The officer was taken to hospital after being attacked by a Staffordshire bull terrier as it ran wild on the street.
Our Staffordshire bull terrier is known locally as the "gentle giant" who enjoys many happy hours walking in our local parks without incident and will continue to do so for many years to come.
The officers went to Harris's home in Rush-more Drive, Widnes, and found two pit bull terriers.
Staffordshire Bull Terriers have become the top target for thieves who know they can make money selling them on.
Two other dogs were found at the premises but they were not pit bull terriers.
I would like to comment on the two pit bull terriers that recently attacked a person in Canoga Park.
Pit bull terriers along with three other breeds of dog are banned under UK law.
He is accused of failing to provide an adequate diet and veterinary care for a bull terrier with a skin and eye condition and failing to provide a clean environment for three bull terriers and a boxer dog.