Breed group : Terrier, Working
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GENERALBreed group: Terrier, Working Type: Hybrid
PHYSICALSize: Medium Weight: 85-100 pounds Fur length: Ears: Pointy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: Black & White, Light Brown / Golden, White / Cream
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: About 11-13 years Rarity: Common Availability: Easily available
Climate: Good for every climate
The Gull Terr is a breed of dog which is found largely in Pakistan. It was bred from Bull Terriers and the local Bully Kuttas. They are typically found today in rural areas of Pakistan. While they are starting to get worldwide attention, it is because of their size and strength that these dogs find themselves in the hands of people who choose them for blood sports such as dog fighting. This impressive working dog is seen as the Pakistani version of the Indian Bull Terr breed, but there are clear appearance and temperament differences. The Pakistani Gull Terr has drop ears and erect ears like the Indian Bull terrier, but there is difference in terms of physical build, the Pakistani Gull Terr is physically more muscular and is regarded as a better fighting dog than its ancestor the Indian Bull Terr. The Gull Terr name is said to come from the person named hasan gull, he first brought a pair of pure Hinks Bull Terrier from Delhi, India to Kohat. He introduced these dogs as gull terrs. His famous dog named gully was the best fighting dog in the area. Some of the modern gull terr are a mix of some bully kuttas, but some pure hinks bull terriers are still found in kohat.They are highly valued for their fighting skills. The pure hinks bull terrier nowadays is getting very rare, a few families have had them from almost a hundred years.
They have uniform white colour, coloured dogs do exist but are rare. Some Gull Terrs have a red nose.
They have extremely smooth harsh thick coats. It is said that it can be almost twice as thick as the modern day show bull terriers and that it can come in aid in certain sporting events that they take part in.
When this breed are raised properly, they make an excellent companions. If GUll Terrs are left to their own devices, they become very stubborn and destructive. This is a very aggressive breed, best suited for very experienced dog owners. Muscular, well-boned and agile, the Gull Terr is a powerful working Breed with brilliant fighting abilities and guarding instincts. Gull Terrs are very loyal to their master.
Gull Terrs are physically very capable dogs, with tremendous stamina. Though deafness and manage are common problems.
They are quite intelligent compared to other fighting breeds. Talented and easily trained.
These dogs are agile, quick and always on their feet they are same as pitbulls in their fighting abilities. They are excellent personal guard dogs. This breed thrives on firm, consistent leadership. They need very firm training and lots of exercise. Pakistani Bull Terriers must be given a lot of structure, or they may become destructive. Be sure to remain their pack leader 100% of the time, otherwise, they can be extremely aggressive with other dogs.