As you already know, Bull Terriers are people dogs. They love their people. And their people’s friends. And complete strangers on the street – pretty much anyone they see. Because of this, you may feel you have a great bond already. But a strong bond isn’t just about getting pets and kisses, it’s about listening and working with you as well. Bull Terriers can be strong-minded and if you don’t have a solid relationship, you may find he doesn’t listen to you- which is frustrating. The following are three great ways to strengthen your bond with your Bull Terrier so that your relationship can be more than just about the love.
#1 – Learn Your Bull Terrier’s Language
What better way to improve your relationship and deepen your bond than to understand your Bully better? In order to do that, you need to learn how they communicate through body language. Dr. Sophia Yin’s website has a host of free body language posters that can help you learn to speak “dog,” which your Bull Terrier will greatly appreciate.
#2 – Training
Yes, training Bull Terriers can be challenging, but not only does it make them a better housemate, it will strengthen your bond. When you and your Bull Terrier train together, you are learning to communicate with each other and that goes a long way to great a lasting bond. As long as you keep training fun and engaging, it will help you strengthen your bond.
#3 – Play
Play is an easy and fun way to bond with your Bull Terrier. Any game she enjoys is fine, just as long as you’re doing it together! Agility trainers encourage play with their students because they have found it creates dogs that listen better and work harder for their owners.
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