By Josie March 8th, 2023

Pit Bull

Pit Bull



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Both of these breeds are often deemed aggressive, but in reality they’re great cuddlers and family companions.


Origin of the Pit Bull 

The intention was to use the breed for bull-baiting and bear-baiting. When this got banned they were used in dog-fighting.

Pit bulls were brought to the U.S. by immigrants and were used for various tasks such as hunting, herding, and farm dogs.

Origin of the  Bulldog 

The Bulldog originated in England, and was also developed to participate in bull-baiting.

Nowadays, the Bulldog is a popular pet, ften used in advertising and popular culture to symbolize strength, courage, and determination.

Different Species of Pit Bull

- American Pit Bull Terrier - American Staffordshire Terrier - Staffordshire Bull Terrier.

Different Species of Bulldog 

- English Bulldog - French bulldog - American bulldogs - Old English bulldog

Size of the Pit Bull

Pit bulls are generally larger and more athletic, with a lean and muscled build.

They can weigh anywhere from 30 to 60 pounds and reach a height of 18 to 21 inches at the withers.

Size of the Bulldog

The English Bulldog is almost the same size as the average pitbull.

But the French Bulldog is considerably smaller, weighing 16-28 pounds and measuring 12 inches at the withers.

French Bulldog

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Diet of Pit Bulls

Pit bulls are known to be strong and energetic dogs.

They have a high metabolism and require a high protein and fat diet to maintain muscle mass.

Diet of Bulldogs 

Bulldogs have a lower metabolism and don’t require as much protein and fat in their diet.

They are much more prone to breathing difficulties, so, obesity will affect them especially badly.

Temperament of Pit Bulls

They are energetic and playful; they are also known for their intelligence.

Pit Bulls are also highly trainable and eager to please.

Temperament of Bulldogs 

Bulldogs have a more relaxed and laid-back personality; they prefer a more relaxed lifestyle and are less active than pit bulls.

They are known to be independent, stubborn, affectionate, and loyal to their owners.

It is vital to highlight that the behavior of both Pit Bulls or Bulldogs is a result of their training and socialization, not their breed.

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Both breeds will be a loving addition to your family, your choice mostly depends on how active your lifestyle is.

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