Pit bull dog breeds

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Originally bred for bull baiting in England, they later fought dogs before becoming family pets.

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APBTs are medium-sized, short-coated dogs. Muscular and athletic, they have a broad head and strong jaw.

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When trained and socialized, APBTs are social, stable, and gentle with humans despite their tenacity and strength.

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Americans created the American Staffordshire Terrier after bull baiting was outlawed, like the Pit Bull Terrier.

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Their dependability with children and versatility made them popular farm dogs.

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Compared to the APBT, this stocky breed has a larger head. American Staffordshire Terriers were recognized by the American Kennel Club in the 1930s.

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