Best Dog Diet

What’s the ideal diet for your dog?


Discover more about the history of your dog’s breed, its temperament, appearance and diet

Border Terrier Diet

Bull Terrier Diet

Bulldog Diet

Boxer Diet

Cavalier Spaniel Diet

Cocker Spaniel Diet

German Shepherd Diet

Golden Retriever Diet

Labrador Retriever Diet

Lhasa Apso Diet

Miniature Schnauzer Diet

Pug Diet

Shih Tzu Diet

Springer Spaniel Diet

Staffie Diet

Westie Diet

Whippet Diet

YorkshireTerrier Diet


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Bull Terrier Diet


Bull Terriers are from the terrier family of dogs and were originally bred for blood-sports such as bull baiting and for vermin control.


The Bull Terrier was bred specifically for fighting qualities and agility and its diet would have been lean. If overfed and not exercised they can put on weight quickly.


The amount and type of food will depend on the individual dog. A complete and balanced diet is recommended to include raw meaty bones.


Bull Terrier Temperament


Bull Terriers have an even temperament and are good with people. They are fun-loving with an independent spirit. Originally bred for courage they enjoy companionship and are loyal to their owner. They are closely related to other Terriers including the Pit Bull and have suffered because of the poor press received by this breed.


A Bull Terrier needs structure and time and does not fare so well when left in isolation.


Bull Terrier Appearance


The bull terrier has a unique egg-shape head and strong muscular physique. The average height is 51-61 cms for a male and female. Weight from 20-38 kgs.


Bull terriers can be a variety of colours. The classic colours include red, black, white, fawn, blue or any combination of these with white.


A bull terrier has a smooth short coat and medium length tail. With a classic design, the bull terrier should look strong and muscular and should move with an economy of effort.



Bull Terrier Facts














Bull Terrier History


Bull terriers were bred in the UK by crossing the Bulldog and a Terrier as the name suggests, but also with selective other breeds such as the Dalmatian, Pointer, Greyhound and Foxhound. Originally for animal blood sports, the bull terrier has since been developed to take away its aggressive streak.


Bull Terrier Known Disorders


Bull terriers are prone to suffer from hip dysplasia, patella luxation, deafness, heart problems and kidney disorders.   


UK Kennel Club  Class.


Est. Reg. Number in UK


Average Lifespan

12 Years

Average Size

51-61 cm

Exercise Requirement


Grooming Requirement


Hereditary Disorders