Bull Arab Information & Dog Breed Facts
Collection of all the general dog breed info about Bull Arab so you can get to know the breed more.
Other Names |
What other names does the Bull Arab have? The dog breed also known as...
|Aussie Pig Dog, Australian Pig Dog|
Breed Type |
What type of dog breed is it?
AKC Group |
Is Bull Arab recognized by the American Kennel Club?
|Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.|
FCI Group |
Is Bull Arab recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
|Not recognized by FCI.|
Breed Recognition |
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Bull Arab breed?
|Dog Registry of America Inc.|
How much does the Bull Arab puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Bull Arab price:
If you choose to purchase the Bull Arab, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Bull Arab for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Bull Arab gets to a happy place.
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Bull Arab size:
How much does the Bull Arab weigh? Bull Arab weight:
|70.5-92.5 pounds (32-42 kg)|
Avg. Weight |
What is the average weight of the Bull Arab? Bull Arab average weight:
|70.5-92.5 pounds (37 kg)|
How tall is the Bull Arab? Bull Arab height:
|Male: 25-27 inches (63–69 cm), Female: 24-26 inches (61–66 cm)|
Avg. Height |
What is the average height of this fido? Bull Arab average height:
|Male: 26 inches (63–69 cm), Female: 25 inches (61–66 cm)|
What type of coat does the Bull Arab have? What does this canine coat look like?
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Bull Arab's coat?
How to groom the Bull Arab and how often?
Easy to groom: The Bull Arab doesn't require a lot of grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary. Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections. Bull Arab is a good choice if you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of a high maintenance dog. Recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level |
How much do Bull Arab dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Aussie Pig Dog? Bull Arab shedding level:
Bull Arabs shed moderately. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. Regular brushing reduces the amount of hair that sheds. It mostly depends on their health status and breed type.
What kind of personality does the Bull Arab have? What characteristics does the breed have?
Intelligent Rank |
How smart is the Bull Arab? Are they intelligent?
Average: Bull Arab's has average obedience intelligence. Patience is needed for teaching this breed to any tricks and commands though, but it's worth the effort. They understand and memorize new commands in 25-40 repetitions. This breed obeys for the first command 50% of the time or better.
Are Bull Arab dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Bull Arabs are quite easy to train. Sometimes they can be challenging, but if you're consistent in teaching new commands they will obey for sure.
How playful is this breed?
Bull Arabs, like any other dog breed, like playing. Sometimes they bark as excitement for playing, but they are not the most playful dog breed.
Sensitivity Level |
How sensitive are they? Bull Arab sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Bull Arabs don't tolerate irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits really well. They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.
Affection Level |
How affectionate are they?
Bull Arabs are highly affectionate dogs. They like being involved in the family's life. This breed isn't considered as an aloof dog.
Social Needs |
How much social interaction does the Aussie Pig Dog need? Bull Arab social needs:
Bull Arabs are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Do Bull Arab dogs bark a lot? Why does my Australian Pig Dog bark?
Average: The Bull Arab barks occasionally. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and same barks could have a different meaning. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability |
Is Bull Arab good as a watchdog?
Bull Arabs are good watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're consistent in their effort. Good vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're territorial and protective about their property, so the Bull Arabs will alert you if they sense something different.
Do Bull Arab dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Bull Arabs are extremely protective guard dogs. This breed doesn't hesitate to protect their territory so the Bull Arab can be a good choice if you want an excellent guard dog. Keep calm and the Bull Arab will take care of unwanted people or animals.
Biting Potential |
Do Bull Arab bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Aussie Pig Dog? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Bull Arab? Why do dog bites happen?
The Bull Arab has a high chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Bull Arab do?
Bull Arabs have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Bull Arabs need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam |
How likely is the Bull Arab to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Bull Arab roam?
Bull Arabs tend to escape less than other breeds. They have low to average wanderlust potential. Exploring the world is not the best activity they can imagine.
Prey Drive |
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Bull Arab have high prey drive?
Bull Arabs have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds. Cats or any other small animals might be in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Bull Arabs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly |
Is Bull Arab good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Bull Arabs are apartment-friendly dogs. Besides the daily walks outside they don't require a big garden.
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Bull Arabs adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone |
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Bull Arabs do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Fighting Dog |
Where Bull Arab dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
|Not really |
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Stranger Friendly |
Are they friendly with strangers?
Bull Arabs are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly |
Are Bull Arab dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Bull Arab and children:
Bull Arabs are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly |
How well do Bull Arab dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats?
Bull Arabs are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly |
Is Bull Arab good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Bull Arab dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Bull Arabs are average friendly towards other dogs.
Office Friendly |
Are Bull Arabs good office dogs? Do Bull Arabs make good office friendly dogs? Can Bull Arabs be office dogs?
Bull Arab is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly |
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Bull Arab dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Aussie Pig Dog temperament with senior people? Are Bull Arab dogs good for elderly owners?
Bull Arabs are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly |
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Bull Arab dogs get along with other pets? Are Bull Arab dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Bull Arabs usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners |
Is Bull Arab breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
Bull Arabs are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog |
Are they good as service dogs? Can Bull Arab be a service dog?
|Not really |
This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Bull Arab is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog |
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Bull Arab be a therapy dog?
|Not really |
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Bull Arab is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog |
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Bull Arab be a sniffer dog?
|Not really |
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones. Bull Arab is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) |
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Bull Arab be a search and rescue dog?
|Not really |
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people. The Bull Arab is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog |
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Bull Arab be a boat dog?
|Not really |
Bull Arab breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog |
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Bull Arab be a drafting dog?
|Not really |
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Bull Arab is not the best breed for drafting purposes.
Health Issues |
Is it a healthy breed? Do Bull Arab dogs have health problems?
Bull Arabs tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds. Regular vet check-ups are needed.
Life Expectancy |
How long do Bull Arab dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Bull Arab be?
Is the Bull Arab breed hypoallergenic?
Bull Arabs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level |
How much energy does the Bull Arab have?
Bull Arabs have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Exercise Need |
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Bull Arab dogs require per day?
Bull Arabs have an average exercise need. This breed is satisfied with short walks every weekday and a long one on weekends.
Sleeping Need |
How much sleep does this fido need?
Bull Arabs sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Avg. daily food consumption |
How much food does the Bull Arab need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
|3 to 4 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.|
Weight Gain Potential |
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Bull Arab risk for obesity:
Average. The Bull Arab has an average risk for obesity. Daily walks should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Bull Arab's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate |
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
|Tolerates warm and cold weather.|
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
The Bull Arab has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency |
Does the Bull Arab drool?
The Bull Arab is an average drooler. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.
Gestation Length |
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does this dog pregnant? How long does it take to have puppies?
Reproductive cycle of the female Bull Arab: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the bitch’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
|How often can the Bull Arab have a litter?||Once a year.|
More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size |
How many puppies can the Bull Arab have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
Bull Arab Pros & Cons
- Apartment Friendly: Bull Arabs are apartment-friendly dogs.
- Grooming: Easy to groom: The Bull Arab doesn't require a lot of grooming.
- Watchdog Ability: Bull Arabs are good watchdogs.
- Impulse to Wander or Roam: Bull Arabs tend to escape less than other breeds.
- Child Friendly: Bull Arabs are kid-friendly dogs.
- Senior Citizens Friendly: Bull Arabs are usually recommended for elderly people.
- Health Issues: Bull Arabs tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
- Hypoallergenic: Bull Arabs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
- Tolerates Being Left Alone: Bull Arabs do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
- Cat Friendly: Bull Arabs are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
- Office Friendly: Bull Arab is not the best dog breed for office environment.
- Good For First Time Owners: Bull Arabs are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
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Bull Arab Comments, Reviews & Questions
Jul 19, 2021, 1:02:22 AM:
We have a bull arab x kelpie. She is affectionate, obedient, great with our older collie x. She is a bit boisterous. Doesn’t know her own size n weight but overall beautiful temperament and very intelligent.
Aug 4, 2020, 8:24:41 AM:
love these dogs. very friendly to humans but agressive towards other dogs when not socialised properly. the problem with this is that they are so large they do a lot of damage i, but otherwise they are big babies who want cuddles and walks