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Pit Bull

Size: Medium

Weight: 30 - 70 lbs.

Height: 18" - 22"

Life Span: 11 - 13 years

Origin: United States

Also Known As: American Pit Bull Terrier

Group: Terrier

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

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.

Grooming Needs

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). 

Pet Facts

Pit Bulls can climb walls. 

Dog Food for Your Pit Bull

Puppy Select 6 lb. Front Counter

Puppy Select Formula

Features our exclusive balance of nutrients for growing puppies.

Adult Select 6 lb. Front Counter

Adult Select Formula

Formulated for dogs of all ages, an excellent choice for multi-dog families.

Senior Select 6 lb. Front Counter

Senior Select Formula

Formulated for dogs 7 years and older.

Sensitive Solutions Skin & Stomach Support 6 lb. Front Counter

Sensitive Solutions Skin & Stomach Support

Features the SmartDefense™ System, with vitamins C & E.

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