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Pit Bulls: Legit Dog Breed or Mixed Mongrel


I’ll get straight to it. Pit Bulls are a legit

dog breed but they are known by their official

name of American Pit Bull Terrier.

Anything else is not a Pit Bull nor should it

be called a Pit Bull.

How did the whole “pit bull” thing spin out of


Good question so here is my answer…

Fanciers of the breed refer to their dogs using

a variety of terms. Most common are, Pit Bull,

Pit Bulldog, Pit Bull Terrier, or plain old, bulldog.

Where the whole thing got out of hand was when

people who did not know what a real Pit Bull

looked like started calling anything that resembled

the dogs, “pit bulls” and viola!, we are more confused

than ever.

There are many breeds of dogs that are similar in

appearance and origin as the American Pit Bull Terrier

and this, once again, has led to the problem of misidentifying

other breeds as Pit Bulls.

A few breeds that are often mistaken for American Pit Bull

Terriers (aka Pit Bulls) are:

1. American Bulldogs.

2. Cane Corso’s.

3. Presa Canerio’s.

4. Dogo Argentino’s.

5. Mixed breed dogs of any of the above breeds.

6. Mastiffs.

7. Staffordshire Bull Terriers.

8. Bull Terriers.

The list goes on and on but the reality of it is this…

The only dog on planet earth that is a “Pit Bull” is

the American Pit Bull Terrier. This the only breed on

earth that has “Pit Bull” in it’s official name.

So why doesn’t the American Kennel Club recognize

Pit Bulls as a breed?

For starters, remember when we talked about how people

started calling anything that resembled an American Pit

Bull Terrier a “pit bull” well there is reason number one.

Another reason is they are quite uptight and think that

any dog not recognized by them is not a purebred dog. This

is the farthest thing from the truth but millions of people

buy into their ideology and promote incorrect information.

For proof one only needs to seek out the United Kennel Club

or the American Dog Breeders Association to see what a real

Pit Bull is and that American Pit Bull Terriers are in fact

a purebred dog.

American Pit Bull Terriers (real Pit Bulls) are loyal, strong,

and love a challenge. That is why they are working dogs that

excel at hard work that other breeds shrink from.

Their love of people is legendary and that is why they

are so easy to exploit and are being exploited daily

by thousands of ignorant, greedy, sadistic people that

use them for the wrong reasons.

So to sum up this article and put a final answer to

the question, Are Pit Bulls a legit breed or a mixed


The real Pit Bull or the American Pit Bull Terrier is

in fact a legit breed of dog that excels at almost

any task they are put to.


Source by Jason Mann