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Bull Terriers 2014 Wall Calendar

 

 

 

I donít think he has any idea heís a dog, not really. Of course, he thinks he has a rather odd figure for a man.
- Dodie Smith and Lewis Allen


Bull Terrier puppies

 KEM Bull Terrier puppies born on Valentine's Day

Bull Terrier herding
 Trahern to Kem's Keep 'Keeper'

Once bred for the now-illegal sports of bull-baiting and dog-fighting, the Bull Terrier was also used to control vermin. 

Known in Britain for his courage and tenacity, he was developed in the early 1800s by crossing the English Bulldog and the White English Terrier, and was once known as the Bull and Terrier. 


Today, the "white cavalier" is often used as an effective watch and guard dog. 

Possessing a 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.

The 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 well.

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. 

 
Resources

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Clubs and Organizations

The Bull Terrier Club of Canada 

Bull Terrier Fanciers Association
Carol Gray & Gord Williams
3328 Dustan Street
Vineland, ON
  L0R 2E0 
cgray9@cogeco.ca

Pit Bulls for Life
 
 
 
 

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KEM Bull Terriers Perm Reg'd
British Columbia




 

British Columbia

Kennel/Website

KEM Bull Terriers
Maple Ridge, BC  
(604) 467-6453
Email:
kembt@shaw.ca

KEM Bull Terriers Perm Reg'd

 

 

Alberta

Kennel/Website

Cindy and Kevin Mowez
14 Heatherlands Way
Spruce Grove, AB   T7X 4L3

(780) 948-1370
Email:
cindy@zirconkennels.com

*Puppies in 2014*

Bull Terrier
Zircon Kennels

 


Ontario 

Kennel/Website

Carol Gray
3328 Dustan Street  
Vineland, ON     
L0R 2E0
(905) 562-1555
Email:  
cgray9@cogeco.ca

Thunderally Bull Terriers


Catherine Landsborough
RR#4
Seaforth, ON  N0K 1W0
(519) 233-3194
Email: 
jclandsb@tcc.on.ca

Breton Reg'd

 

 
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Rescue

Bull Terrier Fanciers Association
Carol Gray & Gord Williams

(905) 562-1555  

 

Did you know?


The 1955 movie 
"It's a Dog's Life"
tells the life story of a 
Bull Terrier in the early 1900s, from living on the streets to becoming a pedigreed show dog among the upper crust. 

 

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