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Breed Group: Not AKC Recognized
American Pit Bull Terrier

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Weight
22-110 lbs
Height
18-22 inches
Color(s)
multicolored, black and white
Overview
Originating during the 19th century, the American Pit Bull Terrier was noted for having the gameness of a Terrier and the athletic abilities and strength of a Bulldog. This breeds versatile talents made them a favorite of farmers and ranchers for such uses as protection, livestock driving, family companions, and as catch dogs for hogs and semi-wild cattle.
Character
The American Pit Bull Terrier is solidly built, medium in size, muscular, and powerful. Frequently referred to as great warriors, this breed exhibits strength, courage, agility, and grace. They have an exceptionally gentle disposition with those they love.
Temperament
This breed is extremely loyal, deeply devoted, affectionate, intelligent, and good-natured. The American Pit Bull Terrier does best in a home with older considerate children. They will get along with other dogs they have been raised with but may exhibit aggression toward strange dogs and other small household pets. They are exceedingly protective of their family, home, and territory. American Pit Bull Terriers are not generally used for guarding due to their friendly nature. Aggressive behavior toward humans is an uncharacteristic trait in this breed. They are not recommended for the novice, apathetic, or sedentary owner.
Care
Regular grooming with a firm bristle brush will minimize loose hair. Bathing or dry shampooing should be done when necessary. The American Pit Bull Terrier is prone to hereditary cataracts, hip dysplasia, congenital heart disease, and allergies to grass. They prefer warmer climates.
Coat
The American Pit Bull Terrier has a glossy, short, smooth coat that is stiff to the touch. The coat comes in a variety of colors, combination of colors, or color patterns. This breed is an average shedder.
Training
The American Pit Bull Terrier is very obedient and eager to please. Intensive and extensive early socialization and obedience training are absolutely crucial for this breed. They will not respond to harsh or heavy-handed methods. Training should be done with respect, praise, firmness, fairness, patience, and consistency. They display talents in such performance areas as agility, tracking, conformation, weight pull, and obedience.
Activity
This breed requires a high degree of exercise to keep them happy. They enjoy securely leashed walks, hiking, and mountain-biking. The American Pit Bull Terrier thrives on human interaction and benefits from family play sessions such as Frisbee and playing ball. They will do okay in an apartment dwelling provided they are given sufficient exercise, attention, and stimulation.
Ownership
Help reduce the number of American Pit Bull Terrier puppies in shelters by doing your due diligence. Many puppies are often purchased with little or no knowledge of what goes into parenting one. Uneducated decisions often leave the puppy in need of adoption and in the care of rescue groups. Bringing home a puppy into your family has many benefits but we first implore you to educate yourself. An informed decision will take into account the characteristics of the breed, your lifestyle, expected veterinary care, the demands and limitations of owning one, their activity requirements and levels of companionship required.
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Member Since: March 2011
Location: Santa Barbara, California
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Sire (male) and Dam (female) have some major players in their lineage. Sire is direct great grandson of LOWJACK REMY MARTIN DNA VIP the dog and breeder that started the remy martin lineage. My sire is now 85lbs at just over 1yr old, i predict he will hit 100lbs with ease. He stands 20" from back to...

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Anonymous asked:

12/3/2014 2:14:44 PM

12/3/2014 2:14:44 PM

I am a female - which would work better a male or female pitbull-terrier? Im thinking of adopting a pitbull puppy. However im very unsure on which gender would work best for me and my family members. My mom, younger brother and I, live in the same household.

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Anonymous

Every dog is different and will be different depending on age, gender, breeding, up-bringing and training. There have been studies done that suggest that single people most often choose a dog of opposite sex to them because of a basic need to be wanted. However, when a family chooses a pet, the reason for gender picking is widely unknown. In the American Pit Bull breed, there are differences in the gender's as to how they tend to react towards things. Female dogs tend to not get along with other female dogs, while male dogs can have aggression to other male dogs. But with the proper up-raising, training and having the dog spayed/neutered at the right age (6-8 months) the dog can easily get along with other dogs of the same sex.
12/5/2014 9:12:43 AM

Anonymous

There isn't much difference in aggression, energy-level, or affection when it comes to the different genders. The best thing to do is to go to a reputable, responsible and knowledgeable breeder that can choose a puppy for you based on your family's life-style. Please think about rescuing a puppy from a shelter or going to a qualified breeder. Do not get a dog off of the classified ad's, or go to a Back Yard Breeder for your puppy. This will only continue the bad raps and stereotypes this breed is facing.
12/5/2014 9:13:04 AM

Anonymous asked:

1/4/2014 5:59:34 PM

1/4/2014 5:59:34 PM

are pitbulls good with other dogs? are pitbulls good with other dogs?

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Pitbulls have been bred to "never back up", if another dog shows a dominant behavior or signs of aggression, a non socialized Pit Bull will most likely respond with more aggression. For that reason, socialization is important, it is easier to socialize the dog when it is young, once the pup has been vaccinated you should aleady start the socialization, take your dog out and show them the world and other dogs so they will learn the ways of the dog community. Any aggressive or dominant behavior should be avoided, try to contact a local dog behaviorist to help you with recognizing each behaviors and when you should step in. When it comes to older dogs, if not well socialized when younger it might have some negative behavior towards other dogs, but that is also something you can change with the correct actions.
8/22/2014 7:58:49 PM

Anonymous

Yes, Pit Bulls are good with other dogs, most breeds are. Its just that they need early socialization at a very young age.
8/26/2014 1:15:31 PM

Anonymous asked:

12/11/2013 5:46:10 PM

12/11/2013 5:46:10 PM

Help! My dog keeps hacking. What could be wrong? My American Pit Bull Terrier keeps on hacking like he's about to throw up, but nothing is coming out. What could be wrong? Is it anything to be worried about?

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I have found that if you use a collar and the dog pulls a lot, then the collar can do damage to the tracheal. I would recommend a harness, if damage is done then the hacking won't be as bad using the harness. Option 2: Some type of worms make it up to the back of the throat, Go buy safeguard cow dewormer, I use 1ml per 5lbs. This might send you in the right direction
12/13/2013 10:21:04 AM

Anonymous asked:

11/24/2013 11:26:35 AM

11/24/2013 11:26:35 AM

What would a pit bull-labrador retriever be like? What would a pit bull-labrador retriever be like?

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Anonymous

Pit/Lab mixes are actually very common. They vary in looks, ranging from looking more like a pit bull or more like a lab, but can be a nice blend. They are very active, high energy dogs but trainable. There are plenty in shelters, so just go look
1/2/2014 4:38:13 PM

Anonymous asked:

11/24/2013 11:24:33 AM

11/24/2013 11:24:33 AM

What would a pit bull-labrador retriever be like? What would a pit bull-labrador retriever be like?

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Whenever you mix two or more breeds of dogs together, you can get a mix of temperament and disposition. You can get all the good from both breeds, all the bad, or a mixture of both. If you are looking at a specific dog, fostering the dog fist can give you a good idea as to how the dog will be with your lifestyle.
7/9/2014 12:43:18 PM

Anonymous asked:

11/12/2013 11:17:30 PM

11/12/2013 11:17:30 PM

American Pit bull adult female weight Average weight of a 5 yr old American Pit bull

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Anonymous

That would depend on the bloodline of the female, and or the class she fits into. a Classic pit bull female should be between 30 to 50 lbs. If you have a pit bull/american bully weight range can vary between 50 and 100 lbs.
12/14/2013 1:38:05 PM

Anonymous asked:

9/28/2013 5:15:16 PM

9/28/2013 5:15:16 PM

Can American Pit Bull Terrier puppies eat adult dog food Can I feed my American Pit Bull Terrier puppy adult dog food

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Anonymous

The short answer for that is yes. I would not recommend it because puppies have different dietary requirements than adults. They need more vitamins and higher calcium. I feed all of my puppies a raw diet, with a multi-vitamin and calcium supplement given daily.
12/14/2013 1:44:33 PM

Anonymous asked:

8/21/2013 10:39:11 AM

8/21/2013 10:39:11 AM

I bred my female American Pit Bull Terrier july 31 whats her due date? I bred my female American Pit Bull Terrier july 31 whats her due date?

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Anonymous

maybe around Sept. 24th-26th. Between those dates i suppose
8/23/2013 10:38:21 PM

Anonymous asked:

7/24/2013 2:41:22 PM

7/24/2013 2:41:22 PM

What does these red bumps on my American Pit Bull Terriers stomach and her sides mean My American Pit Bull Terrier is not losing fur but she scratching and currently is pregnant

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Anonymous

Chances are the little red bumps are the signs of allergies. The bully breeds are known to have skin allergies to many internal and external things. Best recommendation is to always have a veterinarian check them over so you know for sure.
8/11/2013 9:37:42 PM

Anonymous asked:

7/9/2013 3:33:27 PM

7/9/2013 3:33:27 PM

Are Bull Terriers same bloodline as Pit Bulls? Are Bull Terriers same bloodline as Pit Bulls?

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Anonymous

No they are two different breeds
12/20/2013 9:01:56 AM

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Updated: 12/18/2014