Happy Friday dog lovers! The work week is finally over and it’s time to kick back and hang out with your pooch. To celebrate the weekend, we thought we’d talk about something else that we love – Pit Bulls! They’re our #BreedOfTheWeek and we can’t wait to share these awesome facts about Pit Bulls and all the breeds they include!
1. Pit Bull can refers to a bunch of different “bully” breeds
Most people are familiar with Pit Bulls as a few different breeds with similar features. These breeds fall into the “bully” categories and include American Pit Bull Terrier, Bull Terrier, American Bulldog, American Bully, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Dogo Argentino, Cane Corso and Presa Canario.
2. Pit Bulls have the best smiles EVER!
This is a well-known fact among pit bull lovers, but let’s prove it just for fun!
3. Pit Bulls DO NOT have locking jaws!
It’s a common misconception that Pit Bulls can “lock” their jaws when they bite, causing some people to be incredibly scared of the breed. This is a totally not true as Pit Bulls have the same general bone structure in their jaws as any other breed of dog. The misunderstanding comes in with the incredible determination that Pit Bulls inherently have. They do everything with an immense amount of determination including biting down on things, playing, running and of course, cuddling.
4. Pit Bulls are great family dogs
Pit Bulls are people-oriented dogs. All they really want in life is to please their owners. This makes them great family dogs because they are patient and affectionate with both adults and kids. They’ll be your best friend for life!
5. All Pit Bulls need is LOVE!
Have a great weekend Pittie lovers!