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One hundred years ago, the Bull Terrier was quite different in appearance from today’s breed standard. Muscular and athletic, but slender at the waist, with a flat, wide, gently sloping skull, Bull Terriers were the embodiment of agility, grace, and determination, and were considered one of the easiest breeds to train and control.
Today’s Bull Terrier has a very distinct egg-shaped head and a thicker, no longer slender, abdomen. They commonly suffer from musculoskeletal issues like patellar luxation, heart and allergy complications, and, most commonly, compulsive behaviors.
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