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Everything you need to know about the Pitbull breed

Updated: May 30, 2022

The American Pit Bull Terrier is an extremely docile, gentle, affectionate, loyal and intelligent dog. They love children, are affectionate and often take the position of a babysitter for your children.


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The fact that they were encouraged to fight other pitbulls and were treated as guard dogs earned them a reputation for being rude and aggressive. Currently, they still suffer prejudice and are often treated with indifference and fear.

Like all dogs, the way they defend themselves is by barking or even biting when cornered, scared or in defense of their territory or owner. Because they are strong and muscular, they can hurt a lot if they attack and bite.



It is important to remember that all dogs of all breeds and sizes can become stressed and aggressive and many are also as strong as a pitbulls.


And when they bite or attack they can also hurt a lot. (including the brave pinchers and chihuahuas).




Anyone who really knows dogs knows very well that this is true.

Pitbulls should be treated equally like other dogs and deserve the chance to show how amazing and kind they are. There are small dog breeds that are temperamental and bite their owners in a simple game, even though they are treated with love and affection.

All breeds have their differences and behavior profiles, so it is necessary to make sure you are able to have the dog you want to have.


Many points must be taken into account, as many of them need space, company, daily physical activities, comfort, in short, there is a list to be analyzed. The Pitbull also requires an owner and family who are able to take care of him.

It is very common for people to be delighted with him, however, they are not prepared to comply with the necessary care so that he has a healthy and happy life. Having a dog is like having a small child, they depend 100% on their owner.

It's very important to demystify this unfair reputation against the adorable Pitbulls, you don't have to change sidewalks when someone is coming in the same direction as you while walking a pitbull.

As with every dog ​​it is necessary to know its personality and behavior, when they are puppies, it is possible to educate them better, while an adult dog has an already established behavior profile.


When buying or adopting a Pitbull, make sure you and your family have a life dynamic that is ideal for you to live a happy life.


Many Pitbulls are abandoned, like any other dog, however, they end up having less chance of being adopted, precisely because of the prejudice that people have for them.






Give them a chance to be rescued and have a family that they can give love and affection to.

Usually dogs are abandoned because they are getting older, sick, or require care and daily activities that the owners are no longer willing to give.


During holidays or moving, it is very common for owners to leave their faithful companions behind. The worst thing is that many end up in the streets alone, hungry, scared and helpless. That's sad, isn't it? Have you ever thought if your family did that to you?

If you and your family have the profile that suits you to have a Pitbull, think about adopting one, I'm sure you can be very happy together.



Daniela Ferreira



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