Appearance: The muscular Pit Bull has a brick like shape and powerful jaws. Its short, glossy coat comes in the colours and markings.
Grooming needs: The Pit Bull's short coat needs to be brushed once a week with a rubber brush.
Exercise needs: This active dog needs a few long walks and some playtime daily.
Origins: The American Pit Bull Terrier, a cross between Staffordshire Bull Terrier and an extinct fighting bulldog, was bred in the 19th century for dogfighting. (Dogfighting is now illegal!!!!)
Life span: 11-13 years