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American Pit Bull Terrier Information

American Pit Bull Terrier American Pit Bull Terrier information hosted by dog vitamin supplement provider Buff K-9 Supplements.A brief summary of this article introduces general information on the American Pit Bull Terrier. It may be a good idea to supplement with a good vitamin formula such as Buff K-9 Supplements.

> “The American Pit Bull Terrier (APBT) is a medium-sized, solidly built, short haired dog whose early ancestors came from England and Ireland. It is a member of the molosser breed group” (“American Pit Bull Terrier”).

> According to the United Kennel Club, “aggressive behavior toward humans is uncharacteristic of the breed and highly undesirable” but “because most APBTs exhibit some level of dog aggression and because of its powerful physique, the APBT requires an owner who will carefully socialize and obedience train the dog.”

>“The breed tends to have a higher than average incidence of hip dysplasia. They may also suffer from patella problems, thyroid dysfunction and cogenital heart defects. American Pit Bull Terriers with dilute coat colors have a higher occurrence of skin allergies” ( Stahlkuppe and Orthopedic Foundation for Animals).

>“American Pit Bull Terriers excel in many dog sports, including weight pulling, dog agility, flyball, lure coursing, and advanced obedience competition” (“American Pit Bull Terrier”).

Resources “American Pit Bull Terrier.” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wiimedia Foundation, Inc.. 17 May 2012. Web. 18 May 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Pit_Bull_Terrier#cite_note-pitbulls-ontheweb-8 >. “American Pit Bull Terrier (revised November 1, 2008)”. United Kennel Club. Retrieved 2011-05-18.   Stahlkuppe, Joe (2000). American pit bull terriers/American Staffordshire terriers. Barron’s Educational Series. ISBN 0-7641-1052-7.    “Statistics and Data – American Pit Bull Terrier”. Orthopedic Foundation for Animals. Retrieved 2012-05-18.

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