Pitbull Puppies are popular family pet in America. Here is your informative A-list of Pitbull dog and 2 useful tips for Pitbull puppies training. Pitbull is general term for several dog breeds in the Terrier family. These dog breeds consists of American Staffordshire Terrier, American Pit Bull Terrier and Staffordshire Bull Terrier. In this post, I will focus on American Pit Bull Terrier. APBT was originated from United States, this dog breed crossed between bulldogs and terriers. It combined the strength of bulldog and the character of working terriers. Today, APBT is the best companion dog for family, also known as therapy dog or police dog.
Facts about American Pit Bull Terrier
- Temperament – APBT is naturally aggressive to other animals compared to other
dog breeds and full of energy, APBT is friendly to everyone include strangers, but due to bad reputation as Rottweiler dog, people afraid of them. It is good to train your Pitbull puppies since puppy hood, they will be able to get along with people or other pets and become an obedient dog. They are also famous as guard dog, they will protect everything about their owners.
- Appearance – APBT is medium-sized muscular dog with smooth and short coat. They have almond shaped eyes with a pair of medium length of ears. APBT have a thick tail and the tail tapers to a point.
American Pit Bull Terrier Breed Information
|Height||46 – 61 cm (male and female)|
|Weight||16 – 27 kg (male) 14 -23 kg (female)|
|Group||Terrier Breed Dog|
|Life Span||10 – 12 years|
|Exercise Ability||Regular exercise is needed|
|Grooming Requirements||Brush daily with bristle brush and bath weekly, this breed is an average shedder|
|Environment||Indoor or outdoor|
|Recognition||ACR, DRA, PBFSA, APRI, CKC, ADBA, UKC, NKC, NAPDR|
2 useful tips for Pitbull puppies training
- Call puppies by name – let puppies get used to their own name, call their name often till they learned to respond their name, it will be helpful for your puppies training session.
- Potty training – Pitbull puppy is more energetic than other puppies. When comes to potty training, you must go with him to the potty area, do not expect puppy will go itself. When puppy does it correctly, you can reward and praise him. It is advisable to use crate training at house, keep them in one area before they are trained
Please check out how to socialize your Pitbull puppies in my previous post.
If you are interested in this dog breed, you may look for Pitbull puppies adoption from Pitbull rescue or look for Pitbull for sale from Pitbull breeders.