Bull Terrier Question

How easy is it for a bull terrier to go deaf? im thinkin about gettin one but i know when dogs...


How easy is it for a bull terrier to go deaf? im thinkin about gettin one but i know when dogs go deaf they get aggressive thats why i want to know

    In Bull Terrier - Asked by Anonymous - 4/25/2012 12:11:32 AM
If a bull terrier is deaf it would have been born deaf, your puppy should have the BEAR (hearing testing) done and you should get a copy of the BEAR testing with the results. I know of deaf bullies and have never heard of them being aggressive due to deafness.
    Answered by belle7 - 4/25/2012 9:50:09 PM


I have a 6mo old bullie female, she was born deaf. She was alittle harder to train but she is very sweet towards people. And she does fairly well around other dogs.
    Answered by Anonymous - 4/26/2012 9:35:28 AM


What Belle7 is trying to tell you about is actually called a BAER test (brainstem auditory evoked response) not a "BEAR" test. A BEAR is an animal that lives out in the woods. Deafness is a genetic disorder associated with Bull Terriers. Breeding white on white or having too many white anchestors within the 4 generation pedigree can heighten the chances of this disorder. Conduct proper research on reputable breeders to ensure you're getting one from a breeder that tests for ALL disorders associated with the Bull Terrier breed. Here's some useful information: http://bulliesofnc.com/finding-reputable-bull-terrier-breeder
    Answered by bulliesofnc1 - 5/2/2012 1:30:31 AM