Choosing a Bull Terrier

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  • Deafness can be present at birth.
  • Interdigital Dermatitis, also known as pododermatitis, is an inflammation of the paws involving the feet and nails.
  • Demodectic mange is a parasitic skin disease caused by a mite. Hair loss and itchiness are common.
  • Congenital Elbow Luxation – is a dislocation of the elbow joint.
  • Polycystic kidney disease is progressive, irreversible, inherited kidney disease in that can result in renal failure
  • Aortic stenosis – is a disease caused by stenosis of the aortic valve that may cause symptoms such as weakness, collapse and sudden death.

    Life Span

    The life span of the bull terrier is approximately 14 to 15 years.

    We realize that each dog is unique and may display other characteristics. This profile provides generally accepted breed information only.

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