American Pit Bull Terrier

American Pit Bull Terrier Breed description: Character & Co

American Pit Bull Terrier Breed description: Character & Co
black happy American Staffordshire TerrierAmerican Staffordshire Terrier open mouth black
Alternate Name Pitbull, Pit Bull Terrier, American Pitbull Terrier, Pit Bull
Origin USA
Life expectancy 10 - 12 years
Care requirements low-maintenance
Activity level average
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group Terrier Group


  • affectionate
  • assertive
  • obedient
  • intelligent
  • loyal
  • Irritable
  • confidently
  • stubborn
  • brave


  • Watchdog
  • Companion Dog
  • Family Dog
American Staffordshire Terrier with muzzleAmerican Staffordshire terrier
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