The American Pit Bull Terrier. Is the name given,and selected by a handfull of knowledgeable people,concerning fighting-dogs. The word American comes from the country where the dog was bred and refined,from its ancestors in europe. The word Pit, comes from where the dog proved its strength and valor. The word Bull comes from the dogs ancestry which includes the famous bulldog. The dog,who among other things,would latch onto a bulls nose and not let go. The word Terrier comes from the other dog in the apbt's bloodline a small,game,quick, hunting dog. A true a.p.b.t should always be bred by his character.. Game,unyielding,confident,and just flat out relentless. Image is nothing Game is everything.
1.All the other dogs quit when the pain got to be too much...but the apbt kept coming.
2.The apbt loves kids,because he's one too.
3.The apbt is often misunderstood for his dog aggression,and tenacity to attack other animals,he's simply doing what people bred him and raised him to do for hundreds of years.
4.The traits of the apbt= Tenacity, Gameness, Loyalty, Strength, Speed, Agility, and Stamina. He inhereted from being in constant combat. And thats the cold,ugly truth.
Acronym for American Pit Bull Terrier, or for short pit bull. These dogs usually get most of the blame when stray dogs attack someone, even if they are not true pit bulls. They also come in a variety of colors, ranging from black to blue (gray) and can cost anywhere from $100- $2,000
I breed APBT's for a living.