Complete Guide to Pit Bull Breeds

The history of Pit Bull breeds traces back to 1800s England, Ireland and Scotland as sturdy working dogs.  


There are 4 main Pit Bull breed types - American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier and American Bully.

Types of Pit Bulls

Athletic muscular build, square head and medium-sized stature. Coat colors vary widely.


Steady, confident and extremely loyal if properly socialized. Eager to please owners. Generally dog-aggressive.   


Prone to hip dysplasia, allergies, thyroid and cardiac issues. Lifespan 12+ years.

Health Considerations

Require at least 60 minutes daily vigorous exercise paired with consistent positive reinforcement training

Exercise & Training 

Despite poor reputation, these dogs have stable good-natured temperaments when responsibly bred, trained and managed

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