Weight: 30 - 70 lbs.
Height: 18" - 22"
Life Span: 11 - 13 years
Origin: United States
Also Known As: American Pit Bull Terrier
Category: Companion Dog
The Pit Bull is an active breed that requires several long walks and play sessions each day. They will appreciate a yard where they can run and romp.
Brushing once per week is required for your Pit Bull.
The Pit Bull can be a wonderful family companion if provided with early socialization and obedience training. The essential characteristics of the American Pit Bull are strength, confidence, and zest for life. This breed is eager to please and brimming over with enthusiasm
Compatibility with Kids
Not recommended for homes with small children.
The Pit Bull was developed in the United States during the 1800s. It is the result of a cross between the Staffordshire Bull Terrier and a Bulldog (specific Bulldog breed now extinct).
Pit Bulls can climb walls.
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