American Bully Association

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Gull Terrier



The Gull Terrier or sometimes referred to as the Pakistan Bull Terrier is a breed similar to the American Pit Bull Terrier and Dabba Kutta. While they most often come in pure white or white with small levels of black spotting other colors do exist.

 

One trait that is the hallmark of the breed is its erect ears.

 

Due to their predominant white color many are prone to deafness as is common in primarily white dogs due to the lack of melanin necessary for proper auditory development. Also due to their primary white coloration this may make them more susceptible to allergies and skin cancer.

 

The breed bears a strong resemblance to the Bull Terrier as this is its distant ancestor from when the British ruled the sub-continent and brought the Bull Terrier with them. During this time the Bull Terrier did not exhibit the classic egg-head look that is has today. Given the look of the breed and how close it resembles the Dabba Kutta it is not unreasonable to think each breed has been influential in the other.

 

While the relationship between the Dabba Kutta and Gull Terrier may be more distant it is understood that it did have a cdirect influence on the creation of the Gull Dong.

 

The breed is rarely found outside Pakistan and the surrounding areas but given its popularity there, the state of civil unrest in the region and recent trends in migration it is not unreasonable to think that it will soon find itself in other regions around the world. As migration to America and Europe increases given the breed's historical nature and resemblance to the Pit Bull it may make a good candidate to be added to the base stock of the now developing American Bully breed.

 

Height

20-28 inches (50-71cm)

 

Weight

77-99lbs (35-45kg)

 

Nose

Usually pink but may be black or speckled

 

Ears

Erect

 

Coat

Short

 

Color

Usually white