Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Bull Terrier Contributor(s): Larkin P Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information Descendant from the bull baiting dogs of early times. James Hinks is said to have bred first of the breed around 1862 for show and for sport (dog fighting). Originally all white, colour re-introduced in the 1930s. Temperament is good with people but can be difficult with other dogs. Needs a firm hand and an experienced owner. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs), genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Salyn R (1989) Bull Terriers: an Owner's Companion. The Crowood Press. ISBN 1 85223 142 4. Harris D Bull Terriers Today. Howell. ISBN 0876050763. Remer Jr. J H The New Bull Terrier. Howell. ISBN 0876050968. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Bull Terrier Club: www.thebullterrierclub.com Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search. Bull Terrier Club of America: www.btca.com.