Pit bull is the common name for a type of dog. Formal breeds often considered to be of the pit bull type include the American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, American Bully, and Staffordshire Bull Terrier. The American Bulldog is also sometimes included. Many of these breeds were originally developed as fighting dogs from cross breeding bull-baiting dogs (used to hold the faces and heads of larger animals such as bulls) and terriers. After the use of dogs in blood sports was banned, such dogs were used as catch dogs in the United States for semi-wild cattle and hogs, to hunt and drive livestock, and as family companions.
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Pitbulls are so mean! Not! All of the pitbulls I have ever came across were sweet and very well behaved. They deserve the right owners to treat them like a family member. This is a picture of my cat and dog. They always have to touch eachother while they sleep.
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This is Princess Belle my Staffordshire Terrier Boxer mix or Bull Boxer which is an AKC recognized hybrid breed. She is the sweetest most loving dog but because you can see the pit in her people automatically are afraid of her. Seriously how scary does this face look?
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