Distinguishing features of standard American Bully puppies include a thick, compact build, blocky head, high-set ears, a broad muzzle that is short to medium in length, a large nose with wide nostrils and a thick, muscular neck. American Bully puppies also have broad chests and wide-set front legs.
Several variations of the breed have other distinguishing features. The American Bully Classic is similar to the standard, but is less muscular. The American Bully Pocket is a shorter version of the standard, and the American Bully XL is the largest variety of the breed. American Bully puppies are known to have gentle temperaments that contrast their intimidating appearance.