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Looking for working Bull Terriers...

Discussion in 'Bull Terrier' started by Swamp Rooster, Aug 29, 2014.

  1. Hello all, I am looking for working bull terriers . I have been hunting terriers since I was a kid and have always been interested in the Bull Terrier. I am interested in any stories of them , pics , breeders , or people that are looking for the same thing I am.
    I have Airedale terriers now and want to put some more bull terrier into them.. I am hoping that the bull terrier adds a little bone and head . Also to harden up the coat a bit . Thanks in advance , Swamp Rooster ..
  2. _unoriginal

    _unoriginal Cow Dog

    You may want to talk to one of the mods, catchrcall, he also hunts with his dogs. I believe he had/has an Airedale mix. There's another member here that hunts with their BTs, can't remember their username though.
  3. catchrcall

    catchrcall Good Dog Staff Member

    I have a few dogs with some hairdale in them. Spunky little devils aren't they? What are you wanting to do with them that they'd need some more head and bone for?
  4. catchrcall

    catchrcall Good Dog Staff Member

    I don't have any experience with working bull terriers, never even seen one except in a video. They don't typically have the build I look for and are about as common as chicken teeth here so I tend to lean more toward the pit bull and American Bulldog side of things.
  5. I mostly coon hunt thick wood and swamps. I love the Airedales but I hate the soft coats. Some of the dales I see have a weak head.. I want to bread some bull terrier into my airedales and work that cross . I will work them in the woods free casting , calling , and trap line. I will see what happens from there but I think I will breed that cross back to a pure dale.
    I have had some good ones and a good one needs nothing else , but that coat is a pain . All of my good ones had thick heads and good bone..
    My dogs do not have to be super fast , I like them to be a medium to close dog.. My main dale right now will leave the country looking for a track..
    I am more into " type terrier" that bread really...I just think it is time for some fresh blood.... Plus I have always loved the bull terriers and my wife does to so it is an easy sell ;).
    We have had bull dogs of some sort since I was a kid, never a bull terrier... Swamp Rooster
  6. And they sure can be spunky little devil lol... I have had a lot of fun with them over the years.. Swamp Rooster..
  7. What kind of crosses do you have ? Swamp Rooster
  8. catchrcall

    catchrcall Good Dog Staff Member

    Long story short, I sort of inherited part of a line of dogs that some other folks started a while ago. There's some Airedale, Blackmouth, Pit, Red Cur, and Pointer in there. You will often get a slick haired dog in the same litter as one that has real wire type hair, and occasionally a softer haired dog. I haven't had too bad of luck with the wire haired ones except for the darn weed seeds. That can be a pain to pick out of the coats.
    Last edited by a moderator: Aug 30, 2014
  9. DancesWithCurs

    DancesWithCurs Good Dog

    A good slicker brush should help
  10. Man I would love to see them.. Swamp Rooster
  11. catchrcall

    catchrcall Good Dog Staff Member

    Sorry for the late reply. Let me try and dig up some pictures.
  12. catchrcall

    catchrcall Good Dog Staff Member


    Woolly and Keeper. They are litter mates believe it or not. Two fuzzy dogs and three slick haired in that litter.






    Duece, mother of the pups
  13. Nice looking dogs.. Thanks for the pics ... Swamp Rooster
  14. Missed this thread....we have a few EBT's we catch with as well as some vermin eradication....

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