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Pit Bull

Purebred Dog Breed

Description

Medium sized with a solid, muscular build with a brick-like head. Coat is short and rough to thou touch, but appears lustrous, with limited shedding. Any colored eyes.

Coloring

Any Colors

Temperament

Very playful and extremely affectionate. This breed tends to be loyal and bonds to one owner. An outstanding watch dog.

Origin

The Pit Bulls origins come from a variety of Bulldogs from England and Ireland. They first appeared in the US in the 1800s and accompanied pioneer families on their explorations of the American West. Pits were used as flock and livestock protectors, family companions, and even for the hunting and tracking of large game. Pit Bulls have enjoyed a much respected history, and from the time they entered the US, they quickly became Americas sweetheart.

Care Level

Easy

petkey™ Breed Statistics

# Registered Pets 8485
Males 4359 (51.37 %)
Females 4126 (48.63 %)
Microchip Count 6231 (73.44 %)
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