Facts & Origin
Olde Pit Bulldog: The powerful and loyal companion.
An impressive blend of the American Pit Bull Terrier and the English Bulldog, the Olde Pit Bulldog is known for its ruggedness, stamina and loyalty. This breed combines the strength and stamina of the Pit Bull with the stubbornness and determination of the English Bulldog.
|Origin||USA - UK|
|Life expectancy||10 - 12 years|
|Activity level||average - low|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of the Olde Pit Bulldog
The Olde Pit Bulldog is known for their loyalty, perseverance and friendliness. They are often very people-oriented and enjoy the company of their family. They may also inherit some stubbornness from the English Bulldog, which means they sometimes want to go their own way. They are usually very brave and have a strong protective instinct, which can make them excellent guard dogs.
The Olde Pit Bulldog is a powerful and loyal dog that can be a wonderful companion with the right care, exercise and training.
Genetically predisposed diseases
As with all dogs, certain diseases can be genetically predisposed in the Olde Pit Bulldog:
Hip Dysplasia: Both Pit Bulls and English Bulldogs are prone to hip dysplasia, a joint condition that can cause pain and limited movement.
Heart Problems: Pit Bulls can be prone to certain heart conditions that can also occur in Olde Pit Bulldogs.
Breathing Problems: English Bulldogs can have breathing problems due to their short snout. It is possible that Olde Pit Bulldogs are also prone to these problems.
Care of the Olde Pit Bulldog
Coat Care: Their short coat is low maintenance and only requires an occasional brushing to remove dead hair and keep the coat healthy.
Exercise: As an active and energetic breed, Olde Pit Bulldogs need regular exercise to stay fit and healthy.
Training: They are intelligent and adaptive and respond well to a consistent and positive training method.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The Olde Pit Bulldog is a medium to large dog with a strong, muscular build. Their appearance can vary from dog to dog, but they tend to combine the broad face and strong jaws of the English Bulldog with the muscular build and athletic build of the Pit Bull. Their coats are usually short, smooth, and can be a variety of colors, including white, black, brown, red, or a mixture of these.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
Can be hereditary in certain breeds.
Can occur frequently in dogs and can sometimes be treated with medication.
Dogs with shortened muzzles can often experience respiratory problems.
Basic needs are important for dog lovers to care for and train their pet. These include an adequate amount of exercise, regular training sessions, a healthy diet, regular deworming and proper grooming for the coat.
Yes, these dogs need special care. Since they have a double head and a long mane, they need to be brushed, bathed and combed regularly. They also need to be dewormed regularly and their food should be well adjusted to stay healthy.
They need a lot of exercise, at least one hour a day. Ideally, they should have free run twice a day to exercise physically and mentally.
The best way to train an Olde Pit Bulldog is with positive reinforcement. Regularly reward your dog for what he does well, but never punish him, as this can lead to fear and insecurity. Reward him with praise, treats and toys.
No, these dogs are not demanding, but very affectionate. They love to spend time with their owners and are faithful and loyal.