National Pitbull Awareness Day is a day dedicated in celebrating one of the most lovable, kind, and greatly misunderstood breeds of the canine world.
As responsible dog owners and enthusiasts, its important that we do not bully this breed by judging them based on their appearance.
People often mistakenly blame the wrong side of the leash as terrible humans are the ones responsible for these dogs getting the bad reputation they have today.
Through my experience being a pitbull mom, having cared for other pitbulls in my dog boarding business, and meeting several others at pet events, I know that these dogs can become what their owners make of them.
In this brief post, you will learn five fun facts about the pitbull breed to show case the better and lesser known side of this breed.
This blog is about fun facts about pitbulls.
5 Fun Facts About Pitbulls.
1. They are one of the friendliest breeds with tests to prove it.
People tend to fear pitbulls because of their size and due to some irresponsible dog owners who raise their pups incorrectly.
However, according to the American Temperament Test Society, the pitbull comes second in the friendly category.
2. Walls beware.
Pitbulls are exceptional at wall climbing thanks to their great physical strength.
They are pretty agile for such a strong breed and can climb up walls that some other breeds wouldn’t bother to attempt.
3. If your feeling down, a pitbull makes a great mood booster.
Although many people think pitbulls are scary, they are very affectionate and funny, making them the perfect candidate for Therapy Dog work.
Pitbulls are excellent at giving people at retirement homes and hospitals some emotional support when feeling down in the dumps.
4. Pitbulls are sensitive souls and can throw some shade if their feelings get hurt.
This breed has one of the most sensitive nature to their feelings, and they’re not afraid to throw shade and give you the silent treatment if you hurt their feelings.
5. “Pitbull” is not a breed, but a term to refer to different breeds.
The term “pitbull” refers to different types of the bully breed that fall under this category like the American Staffordshire Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, and others.
Pitbulls are adorable and incredibly sweet.
The only dangerous part to them is their tail…holy smokes, it’s like a whip, and when they get excited, watch out!
As you have learned, pitbulls are very misunderstood and a very loving side if people gave them a chance.
Pitbulls are capable of so much more and can be the best family dog with the right guidance and support.
So don’t fear this bully breed because it’s not nice to judge a book by its cover.