The four Pitbull type breeds are theAmerican Pitbull Terrier, the American Staffordshire Terrier, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier and the American Bully. Despite their vicious reputation and their increased numbers in shelters, they are anything but vicious if they are raised properly.
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What breeds make up a Pitbull?
And despite popular belief, the Pit Bull is not one specific dog breed. Rather, the term refers to a certain type of dog derived from 4 heritage breeds, such as the American Staffordshire Terrier or Staffordshire Bull Terrier.
Is there such a thing as an American Pitbull Terrier?
When people talk about the Pitbull dog breed, the American Pitbull Terrier is most likely the dog they鈥檙e referring to. Of all the Pitbull breeds they鈥檙e the most popular. The American Kennel Club (AKC) does not recognize this breed. It鈥檚 the only dog on our Pitbull breeds list who is not recognized by the AKC.
What are the different types of dog breeds?
These distinct dog breeds include the American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier and the American Bulldog. They may all look alike with similar physical characteristics, but each dog is unique in their own right.
What is the smallest breed of Pitbull?
This is one of the smaller Pitbull breeds. Although similar in appearance to the American Pit Bull Terrier and the American Staffordshire Terrier, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier is considerably smaller. They stand 14 to 16 inches.