Most pitbulls grow to an average of 50 to 60 pounds. Pitbull dogs are considered medium to large breeds.
Pitbulls are affectionate dogs, and they require plenty of attention by their owners. They are easy to care for and typically have short to medium hair. The dog breed is not prone to specific genetic disorders, and they are often viewed as vicious. When they are properly cared for and given positive attention, they make excellent pets and are very loyal. By nature, this type of dog is stubborn, but it can be trained to respect and obey the owners on command.