mini bull terrier or staffy?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by chkinut, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. chkinut

    chkinut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi guys! i'm researching dog breeds and i'm trying to decide between 2 breeds at the moment......a staffordshire bull terrier and a mini bull terrier. i'm leaning towards a mini bull and i was wondering if anyone has any experience with this breed and how they are with chickens? of course i would be getting it as a puppy and i believe most dogs would be good with chickens if they're brought up with them....but i wanted to ask your opinions here first. and it will probably be about 2 or 3 years before i even get this dog.....just planning ahead. thanks! oh, and if anyone has an opinion about a staffy i would appreciate that too. i hope i'm posting this thread in the right place! lol
     
  2. bossynbella

    bossynbella Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As far as being with chickens you are right it depends one how they are raise with them. I just wanted to say though, be sure you do your research into these breeds. I LOVE Bull Terriers and the mini's too, I think they are the most beautiful charming, silly dogs. That said I will never own one. Why? Because I know that our personalities would clash. They are very stubborn dogs, though very smart and can learn a lot I feel it takes a special person to really live with one. They are also clowns and seem to want to make people laugh, the ones I have met remind me a lot of the class clown, goofing off and driving the teachers nuts, just to get a giggle form their classmates.
    Good luck with your search, hopefully you find the perfect dog for you!
     
  3. chkinut

    chkinut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for the input [​IMG] that's why i'm doing research 2 - 3 years in advance i guess....good points you made! so i will chew on that for awhile while researching other breeds, and who knows, i may just decide to go with the mini bull. we have a boxer now and i love him, but have never really bonded with him. he drives me nuts outside when he jumps around like he's on a pogo stick! it's funny, but aggravating at the same time. i like dogs with character, but i'm also a laid back person ....i was even considering a clumber spaniel at one point, they are suppose to be super laid back. but i don't want one so laid back that they don't even want to go on a walk. maybe an english bulldog would be good, someone on another thread had that idea. time will tell i guess.
     

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