There are three types of pit bull dogs: the American pit bull terrier, the Staffordshire bull terrier and the American Staffordshire terrier. The pit bull breed began in England as a cross between a bulldog and a terrier... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

There are three main breeds of pit bulls and several smaller offshoots. Like "terrier," "pit bull" is a descriptive term that encompasses many different breeds, coat types, colors and sizes. The three main ones are often... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

A gator pit bull is a type of pit bull terrier said to have come from a certain bloodline that was believed to be associated with fighting dogs. The first gator pit bull dogs were not considered to be any larger or more ... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs
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There are many American pit bull terrier breeders in America, such as Caragan Kennels in Washington state. These breeders differentiate themselves from fad breeders and puppy mills. There are also a number of resources a... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

The weight range for an average American pit bull terrier varies greatly and can be between 25 and 85 pounds. Male pit bulls usually weigh between 35 and 65 pounds. Females are a little smaller, weighing in at between 30... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

The American pit bull terrier is a purebred dog recognized by the United Kennel Club, the American Pit Bull Registry and several other organizations, but the American Kennel Club does not recognize it. It was developed b... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

A miniature pit bull, more often referred to as a pocket pit bull, is a small breed of dog that is a mix between an American pit bull terrier and a Patterdale terrier. The dog is smaller than a classic pit bull, growing ... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs