The Bull Terrier was originally bred for various purposes including the guarding of people and/or property. Individual members of this breed will benefit from firm and dedicated training to temper this guarding tendency, and thus help to maintain safety as a household companion.
Intelligent, active, strong, and usually friendly dogs.
Respond well to a reward-based approach to training to reduce any stubbornness and to teach dropping of retrieved items.
Enjoy dog sports such as flyball, agility, weight pull, tracking, and both rally and competitive obedience.