Today, the "white cavalier" is often
used as an effective watch and guard dog.
uniquely-shaped face, the Bull Terrier is strong and agile, and stands up to
22 inches at the shoulder. His coat is
short, smooth and may be solid white, brindle, tri-coloured, white with
coloured markings, or coloured with white markings. The Bull Terrier is susceptible to
skin reactions and should have his diet closely monitored.
Bull Terrier is an outgoing animal with a fearless, determined
personality. Since he has a dominant nature, he may not be the dog for
the inexperienced dog owner. He needs firm discipline. In addition, he may
be aggressive towards other dogs. Small animals such as cats may be seen
as prey. Nevertheless, a properly trained, socialized, and supervised Bull
Terrier is a friendly and amusing family pet who tolerates children very
As with most terriers,
he will not back down from a confrontation. He has a high pain tolerance
and is a tenacious fighter, and so must be placed in early training.
Patience is the key to training as this dog possesses an independent, willful,
and stubborn nature! The Bull Terrier requires exercise as he is exuberant
and energetic. Because of his personality, he should always be leashed
when in public. He does best with a fenced backyard and plenty of
opportunity to be active.