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Overview of Pit Bull



Pit Bull dog breed is Pure breed Medium in size. Fur of Pit Bull is short and lies flat and tight against the body . Basic origin of Pit Bull is England and Ireland. Pit Bull is Good With Children and Fastest and Easiest to train, Pit Bull is commonly Strong Willed, Obedient, Loyal, Friendly, Clownish, Stubborn, Courageous, Aggressive, Intelligent, Affectionate. Their natural aggressive tendencies are toward other dogs and animals, not people. However if they are properly socialized with a firm, but calm, confident, consistent pack leader, they will not even be aggressive with them. The American Pit Bull Terrier is a good-natured, amusing, extremely loyal and affectionate family pet that is good with children and adults. Almost always obedient, it is always eager to please its master. It is an extremely courageous and intelligent guard dog that is very full of vitality. Highly protective of his owners and the owner's property, it will fight an enemy to the death. It is usually very friendly, but has an uncanny ability to know when it needs to protect and when everything is okay. The American Pit Bull Terrier can be willful with meek owners and needs a firm hand. They are generally okay with other pets if they are raised with them from puppyhood.
Pit Bull is available in Brindle and White , Blue fawn or Blue and White Colors.

Height and weight of Pit Bull

Adult Male of Pit Bull is about 30 to 60 pounds and adult female of Pit Bull is about 28 to 55 pounds in Weight.
Height of Pit Bull is commonly 18 to 24 inches.

Common Health Issues of Pit Bull


Pit Bull has tendency to suffer from Hip Dysplasia, Allergies and Hypothyroidism  

Appearance of Pit Bull

Pit Bull are muscular and solidly built and are very powerful for their medium size. The wedge shaped head is large, but not massive, and in proportion with the rest of the body. There are slight wrinkles present on the forehead. The single coat is short and lays close to the body. They may come in any color of the canine rainbow except merle and they may be solid colored or have patches of color. Their eyes may also be any color, except blue, as long as it compliments the coat coloring. The ears are either cropped or left natural and can be rose shaped or semi-prick. The short tail is tapered.

Working Class of Pit Bull

Basically Pit Bull is Herding dog but is also used as Watch and Companion and Guard dog.

Training of Pit Bull

Pit Bull is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Pit Bull.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Pit Bull should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Pit Bull

Daily exercise for your Pit Bull is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Pit Bull is recommended Running,Walking,Swimming regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Pit Bull with children and other pets

Without proper socialization, they are more prone to act aggressively.

Special instructions related to your Pit Bull

Pit bulls require the same amount of socialization training as other dogs during puppy-hood, possibly more. Like any dog, a Pit bull that is well socialized is less likely to attack when it feels threatened.

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