A list of high-quality pitbull kennels includes ATL Kingpits, Blue Passion Kennels and Pratts Pits Bullies. Other kennels include Big Cox Kennel, Blue Storm Pit Kennels, Muglestons Pitbull Farm, Strong Islands Finest Pits and Extreme Pits of Augusta.
Pit bulls are responsive to training and very eager to please. They are strong, energetic and powerful and are well-known for their determination and resourcefulness. It is important to note, however, that pit bulls were originally bred to be used in dog fighting, and although the practice has been outlawed, it persists in many parts of the country and the world. Some pitbull lines have been selectively bred to exhibit animal aggression, sometimes resulting in attacks on humans for which the breed has earned a negative reputation. A newer movement of pitbull breeders seeks to counter that reputation by selectively breeding more friendly, personable dogs. Knowing the traits a breeder is selecting for is important. Careful, shrewd selection when choosing a kennel is crucial, as is knowing if the dogs come from fighting ancestors. It is especially important to be cautious when adopting a pitbull from a shelter, as the lineage of shelter animals is often unknown and shelter animals are more likely to have been abused.