Pit bulls are judged by their looks and by their owner’s bad training, but people shouldn’t judge them so harshly. The molossi tribe a group of people who lived in ancient Greece and liked the use of muscular dogs in battle. They were used cause of their fearless and for their ability to intimidate the enemies of the other tribe. When the Normans invaded England in 1066, they created a new sport called bull baiting. The sport of bull bating came from butchers who kept dogs to control the unruly bulls as they are herded to be marketed as slaughter (“Truth About Pit Bulls”).
Pit Bulls stand from 18 to 24 inches and weighs anywhere from 30 to 60 pounds. They are muscular and solidly built and are very powerful for their medium size. The wedge shaped head is large, but not massive, and in proportion with the rest of the body. There are slight wrinkles present on the forehead. The single coat is short and lays close to the body. They may come in any color of the canine rainbow and they may be solid colored or have patches of color. Their eyes may also be any color, except blue, as long as it complements the coat coloring. The ears are either cropped or left natural and can be rose shaped or semi-prick. The short tail is tapered.
Pit bulls are very active and hyper dogs. They love children don’t mean for breakfast. Sturdy, energetic, and tolerant dogs. They do very well with kids because of it. Pit bulls are very friendly with strangers. They will meet with a wagging tail and a nuzzle. Pit bulls always like to please their owners because they want to be praised. They love our attention and approval and they like to be interactive with people. (“10 Reasons”).
People say that Pit bulls are fun and loving dogs. They were used to be known as American heroes during world war one. The pit bull was known as good nanny dogs until the media made them look like killing machines ( "Nanny Dogs"). Many pit bulls live in peaceful with cats and dogs. Drala the pit bull lives in a house with kittens and is scared of them, and often runs from them (“Myth vs. Fact”). Make sure the pit bull is raised to be clam and submissive and friendly.
They should be socialized in a positive way at an early age. Use positive enforcement to correct the pit bull if he does something wrong (“Training Your Pit Bull”).
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