Bull Chow Terrier

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Bull Chow Terrier History

The Bull Chow is a muscular, medium-sized, square-proportioned American Pit Bull Terrier / Staffordshire Terrier hybrid. The Bull-Lab is a medium-sized, sturdy, strongly built, well-balanced working and general-purpose canine. The history of the Bulldog is a long and eventful one. The ancestors of the modern bulldog probably date back more than 3000 years. The first writing on the bulldog is attributed to ancient Greek historian Herodotus, who wrote that the Greeks in Asia Minor used the dogs for combat, pulling sleds and guarding sheep. The Romans also used the Bulldog as a fighter, and according to Roman legend, the philosopher and scientist Claudius Galenus used the Bulldog as an experimental subject to decide on the efficacy of various medicines.

Time of Origin


Country of Origin

United States Of America

Bull Chow Terrier Physical Characteristics

The Bull Chow is a medium to large sized, muscular, sturdily built, terrier-type breed that is typically 22-27 inches in height and 65-90 pounds in weight. The head is broad and flat, with round cheeks and well-defined, deep-set, dark-brown, almond-shaped eyes. The muzzle is moderately shorter than the skull. The lips are tight and the mouth is wide. The ears are triangular and erect, with rounded tips. The body is slightly longer than tall, and the tail is docked short. The tail may be carried low or gaily. The two back legs are straight and parallel, with well-muscled thighs. The feet are large, firm, and compact, with arched toes and large, prominent nails. The forequarters are well developed, with powerful, straight forearms. The forelegs are well muscled. The hindquarters are strong and muscular, with well-developed muscles. The skin is thick and coarse, and the coloring is red, orange, white, black, or a combination of these or with brindle markings. The coat is short and either smooth or rough. The hair is short over the neck and legs and longer on the torso.

Eye Colors


Nose Colors


Coat Colors

Red, Black, White

Height Range

Male Height Range: 17 – 22 inches

Female Height Range: 17 – 22 inches

Weight Range

Male Weight Range: 55 – 70 lbs

Female Weight Range: 45 – 60 lbs

Bull Chow Terrier Health

Description of breed health.


10-14 yrs

Bull Chow Terrier Health Concerns

Patellar Luxation, Entropion, Hip Dysplasia, Bloat, Diabetes, Dry Eye, Atopy, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Hypothyroidism

Bull Chow Terrier Temperament and Behaviour

The Bull Chow is an energetic, playful, and stubborn breed of dog. They have a strong personality and can be dominant with other dogs and animals. They are highly protective of their owner and property, and make good guard dogs. They are generally friendly with humans, but may be aggressive towards strangers.

Bull Chow Terrier Activity Requirements

The Bull Chow is a medium-sized, muscular dog that was developed in China as a guard dog and companion. They are intelligent, courageous, and brave. The Bull Chow is an outgoing and playful breed that requires a good amount of exercise and attention. They enjoy a good game of fetch, as well as long walks. The Bull Chow is not an ideal choice for apartment dwellers or those who lead a sedentary lifestyle. These playful and fearless pups do best in homes with safe, open areas where they can run free.

Miles Per Day

11 miles

Activity Per Day

60 minutes

Daily Food

3 cups

Kennel Club Recognition

American Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Bull Chow Terrier is part of the Unclassified group.

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The Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Bull Chow Terrier is part of the Unclassified group.

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Australian National Kennel Council

Not Recognized

Bull Chow Terrier is part of the Unclassified group.

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Canadian Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Bull Chow Terrier is part of the Unclassified group.

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