American Pit Bull Terrier Pedigrees

Browse over 64,700 dogs in our American Pit Bull Terrier database.

Height:
18 to 21 inches

Weight:
30 to 60 pounds

Life Span:
8-15 years

About the American Pit Bull

More commonly known as just a "Pit Bull", the American Pit Bull Perrier is a medium-sized dog breed that is known for its strength, courage, and loyalty. This breed was originally bred in the United Kingdom by crossing Old English Terriers and Old English Bulldogs. They were used for a variety of tasks, including bull-baiting, dog fighting, and hunting. American Pit Bull Terriers are popular as family pets due to their friendly and affectionate nature. They have a distinctive appearance, with a muscular build and a short, smooth coat.

The American Pit Bull Terrier's breeding history can be traced back to the 19th century, when they were developed in the United Kingdom and the United States as working dogs. Over time, the breed became popular for its courage, strength, and loyalty, and it was used for a variety of tasks, including bull-baiting, dog fighting, and hunting. Despite the breed's popularity, it has faced controversy and breed-specific legislation in many areas, due to its history as a fighting dog.

The American Pit Bull Terrier is eligible to participate in various events and shows, including conformation shows, weight pulling, and other performance events. These events showcase the breed's strength, courage, and versatility, and provide an opportunity for breeders and owners to showcase their dogs and compete against each other. The American Pit Bull Terrier remains a popular and respected breed, and it is known for its strength, courage, and loyalty. However, due to its history as a fighting dog, it is important for owners to properly socialize and train their dogs to ensure they are well-behaved and responsible pets.


Pit Bull Health & Genetics

The Pit Bull is a relatively healthy breed, but like all breeds, it is prone to certain health issues. Some common health concerns in this breed include hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, and skin allergies. Other health issues that have been reported in this breed include cataracts, patellar luxation, and heart problems.

The average height of an American Pit Bull Terrier is 18-21 inches (46-53 cm) for males, and 17-20 inches (43-51 cm) for females. The average weight is 35-60 pounds (16-27 kg) for males, and 30-50 pounds (14-23 kg) for females.

There are some genetic conditions that have been reported in the American Pit Bull Terrier breed, including congenital heart disease and von Willebrand disease. It is important for breeders to perform health screenings on their dogs to reduce the risk of these conditions being passed on to their offspring.

It is important for all American Pit Bull Terrier owners to work with their veterinarian to ensure their dog receives regular check-ups, vaccinations, and any necessary medical treatment to keep them healthy and happy. Regular exercise and proper nutrition are also important for maintaining a healthy and happy American Pit Bull Terrier.

American Pit Bull Terrier Pedigree Reports

You'll find a sample 5 generation American Pit Bull Terrier pedigree from our database below. To learn more about the dog's lineage, click on any ancestor in the pedigree to dig deeper. Hovering your mouse over the icons will bring up photos, health, genetic and additional information such as color, unique markings and show titles. Inbred ancestors are highlighted with matching colors within pedigree charts so you can easily spot them. Each pedigree report also contains additional reports for offspring, siblings, linebreeding, inbreeding and test matings. Our knowledgebase also offers additional resources to help you read and understand pedigrees.

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