The Kennel Club is supporting a recently launched Breed Health
Survey for Miniature Bull Terriers, designed to give a stronger
picture of the health of the breed in the UK and
The survey, compiled by the Miniature Bull Terrier Club, will help
the breed to put any problems in context by asking owners to submit
reports on their healthy dogs as well as those with diagnosed
The survey can be completed by anyone who owns a Miniature Bull
Terrier, whether Kennel Club registered or not, and all information
supplied will be treated in complete confidence, with no names of
dogs, or owner details ever being published.
The survey will provide meaningful data that can be used, if
required, by researchers focusing on canine health issues.
After the survey period has ended, the results will be analysed and
published anonymously on the breed club website and the Kennel Club
Caroline Kisko, Kennel Club Secretary, said: "We would recommend
that as many owners of Miniature Bull Terriers as possible, whether
their dogs are Kennel Club registered or not, take part in this
survey to help safeguard the health of the breed.
"The survey only takes a few minutes to complete and the results
could prove invaluable in delivering an accurate picture of the
health of the breed as a whole, which will help to protect it in
the future and further improve the health of this lovely
The Kennel Club is helping to promote the survey by contacting
owners of registered Miniature Bull Terriers to encourage them to
complete the questionnaire.
The survey is available for completion online and can be found on
the Miniature Bull Terrier Club's website at www.miniaturebullterrierclub.org
and is running until 31st December.
For further information or advice, please contact the Miniature
Bull Terrier Breed Health Coordinator, Debbie Wiles, at firstname.lastname@example.org.