8 Pit Bull Facts Every Dog Lover Should Know

A “pit bull” might not be a pit bull

Shelters are full of cute bulldog dogs called pit bulls, but there are less than you think. 

Pit bulls come from England

Pit bulls are likely descended from the Olde English Bull Dog, which was utilized for "bull baiting" in 19th-century England.

Pit bulls are American heroes

Pit bull-type canines represented American forces on posters and in battle during WWI. Their boldness and commitment made them ideal “spokesdogs.

They have amazing smiles

The pit bull mouth has a nasty reputation. The pibble myth of “locking jaws” is one of the most pernicious and absurd. False: pit bull jaws are similar to those of other dogs.

Pibbles love people

They love people deeply. They want to snuggle, roll over for belly rubs, crawl in your lap, and stay near all day. 

They don’t always love other dogs

Pitties, like other terriers, tolerate other animals differently. English bulldog breeds were bred to fight, and unfortunately, dog fighting remains a dark.

Pit bulls are a positive force in the world

Pit bulls are among the most amusing dogs due to their energy, vivacity, love of life, and dedication to people. 

They mean business

Pit bulls are determined and often succeed. For this reason, they make fantastic sporting dogs.