Choosing a nickname
The name of the pit bull should reflect the appearance and character – let the name be short and sonorous.
Dog Nicknames: Harley, Mike, Jack, Buddy, Rich, Fry.
Bitch nicknames: Jesse, Mary, Lucky, Lyme, Alba, Dune.
Maintenance and care
Pitbulls are suitable for keeping only in a city apartment – dogs do not have undercoat, and on a street in cold weather the dog will freeze and die. There is no problem in an apartment with this breed, the main thing is to walk a pet and occupy something useful.
In hot weather on the street, the dog should be able to go into the shade – running under the sun is fraught with heat stroke.
An adult pit bull should be walked at least 2 times a day; one of the walks should last at least an hour. During walking, play with your pet, let it run and spend the energy accumulated during the day.
Include foods that are high in energy in the pit bull diet. But do not feed one raw meat: add to the dog food cereals, vegetables, fruits, dairy products, fish.
Pitbull suitable and dry food. Representatives of the breed are prone to allergies, so exclude those products, after consumption of which the dog has acne, dandruff, discharge from the eyes or ears. You can feed an adult pita 2 times a day, a puppy – from 3 to 6 times depending on age.
Grooming is simple: comb with a rubber glove a couple of times a week. Claws are clipped if they are not ground on the walking. Inspect the ears once a week and clean as they become dirty.
Pitas are intelligent and person-centered, and training is a pleasure for the wearer. Representatives of the breed are prone to the manifestation of character and self-will, so be persistent and try to fulfill the command.
Puppies require early socialization in society and communication with other animals. Pitas are suitable for experienced dog breeders.
Pitbull is an athlete, he loves to work and is ready to please the owner. Among the canine sports for pitas, weights, agility, freestyle, and dog-tracking are suitable.
Health and life expectancy
Representatives of the breed live 12-15 years.
Pets are strong animals, but they are also subject to certain diseases:
American Pit Bull Terrier Portrait
How much and where to buy
It is easy to buy a pit bull in Russia – the breed does not lose its popularity. Choosing a puppy, beware of breeders – you can easily run into a defective or sick puppy. In our country, the National Breed Club conducts its activities – it is better to select a puppy through this organization.