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American Pit Bull Terrier Info

American Pit Bull Terrier Breed Information

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Lifespan: 12-15 years Height: 18-22" Shedding: Moderate Litter Size: 6-10 pups
Group: Terrier Weight: 25-110 lbs Hair Length: Short Size: Large

Breed Overview

The American Pit Bull Terrier is a Large dog breed, with a starting weight of 25 lbs that can reach 110 lbs. It is officially part of the Terrier group and recognized by the CKC, UKC, NKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The American Pit Bull Terrier breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 15 years, Short hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the American Pit Bull Terrier should know that the average litter size is between 6 to 10 puppies.

American Pit Bull Terrier Breed Characteristics

Group Terrier Drooler no
Size Large Guard Dog yes
Origin United States Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly yes Active Indoors yes
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs none
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks Dangerous no

American Pit Bull Terrier Temperament

good natured, loyal and affectionate, aggressive towards other dogs, does well around children and make great family pets, obedient, eager to please, courteous and intelligent

Health Problems

hip dysplasia, hereditary cataracts and allergies to grass

American Pit Bull Terrier Coat

American Pit Bull Terrier Dog Colors

Any color

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