relation to humans
The name of the breed does not mean at all that for the first time this dog was seen on the American continent. This breed essentially does not have a specific country of origin. However, sources claim that the ancient pit bulls lived in Tibet about four thousand years ago. It was from there that their distribution began across the European continent. It is believed that representatives of this breed took part both in hunting and in various recreational activities for the ancient inhabitants. And only after many hundreds of years, the American continent was settled by pit bull terriers. Continue reading
Those who are familiar with the breed only from the side, confuse the American Pit Bull Terrier with the Staffordshire Terrier. Difficult to distinguish them, because these breeds – relatives (pit bull terrier – “dad” of Staffordshire).
Breeds were divided at a time when dog fighting, in which the pit bulls participated, was banned. The breeding of pits has become illegal. Continue reading
The breed of dogs pit bull was originally bred for fighting. Also, these dogs were used as hunters for large animals, like West Siberian huskies. In modern society, pitas have found their use as security guards and great companions. Due to its strength, perseverance and speed of reaction, the pit bull terrier is a real machine for fighting, hunting and rescue searches. Continue reading