American Pit Bull Terrier
About the BreedThe American Pit Bull Terrier is loyal, tough on itself, and tenacious. It has a lot of stamina and makes a good watchdog. American Pit Bull Terriers exude strength and agility. They are stubborn and fearless, but very gentle and kind with family.
Provided proper socialization has taken place, the American Pit Bull Terrier gets along fine with children and with cats or other household pets. Behavioral training and rearing alongside other pets is important for socialization, otherwise they may be eager to fight other dogs, especially when challenged. They make great home protectors. The American Pit Bull Terrier is usually friendly with strangers when their owners are present. It makes a good family dog as long as the family can handle its boisterousness. It highly desires its owner’s attention and approval.
The American Pit Bull Terrier needs plenty of exercise. It enjoys running alongside a bicycle or catching a ball or Frisbee. It also enjoys playing fetch. The American Pit Bull Terrier can live in an apartment as long as sufficient attention and exercise is provided.