Tell me about Bull Terriers....

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  1. Greenmagick

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    I want all your info, insight, links, resources, etc.

    I am kind of familiar with the breed and have resources of my own to tap, but I like to gather as much information as possible.

    We fostered a bull terrier puppy last month and my dh (who is not a DOG person, just a person who loves dogs) fell head over heels in love. He is really interested in the breed so of course I am all for it;)
     
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    I had a friend who had one.

    He was a riot to play with, but pretty independent. Was not much of a cuddler. Just did his own thing.
     
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    Did your foster ever hucklebutt? Look it up on youtube, it's THE most endearing thing about the breed :)
     
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    I used to have a working bred Bull Terrier and a Mini Bull.

    Overall, bull terriers are COMPLETE dorks. They are active, spunky, life-loving critters! They are true terriers through and through... most are not good with cats/small animals, and have dog aggression. Show bred dogs have a lot of issues, including their jaw and lack of rear angulation.
     
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    Do you have any links of examples of working bred Bull Terriers?
     
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    I have tons of pictures of my girl, but I haven't found any decent breeders in the states.

    ...Annnnd Photobucket crashed. I'll get some pictures up of her as soon as it stops hating me!

    She was 36 pounds, and an absolute FIREWORK. She had a promising future as a Schutzhund dog, kicked ass at fetch, was going to start weight pull training... I miss that dog :(
     
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    hehe, those are the bull terriers I know:) THe little pup butterbean is the one I fostered and that my whole family just is in love with. I was just there twice in the last month lol

    oh, and the crazy thing...its ONE person who runs all that;) She is my hero
     
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    Small dog world, lol! Let her know I was serious about what I posted on their wall about helping out with something for any future fundraiser :) I love what she is doing. Good people.
     
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    hehe, will do:)

    I had been trying to get her to join here but I think she is done with forums for a bit
     
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    I don't blame her one bit. :wall: She's welcome, though, to join and just post about rescues and transport requests, etc. Also to post anything like that on my wall :)
     
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    will let her know :)
     
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    I really like helping out the hands-on rescues and organizations, especially the smaller ones. They often accomplish more real good than a larger organization. They don't spend time and money on anything but the real work and don't waste time and energy with ego clashes instead of the animals. :)
     
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    I know she could really use help right now too, especially taking in 5 new dogs on what was going to be her break, three of which are pretty bad off
     
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    That's a huge amount of work :( Wish I wasn't on the wrong side of the continent. I'd love to come and help her.
     
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    Photobucket is cooperating again!

    This was my girl, Clairece.. FULLY ball obsessed and loved running on the treadmill!

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    beautiful!
     
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    Beautiful girl :)
     
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    Thanks, I miss her to bits :(
     
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    I can imagine you do.
     

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