The Bulldog breeds stated in 1200. Pit bulls cross are a cross breed of a Bulldog, Mastiffs, and Terriers. Eventually Bulldog breeders started to breed out the aggressiveness. Some types of Bulldogs In America are the American Bulldog, the English Bulldog, and the Boxer. The Pit bull Terrier was orinalgy breed in England.
Pit bulls were orinalgy fighting dogs and in America they were used for illegal dog fighting. Bulldogs were used for bullbaiting but that was out lawed in England 1835.
LIfe Saving Pit Bulls
Some Pit bulls that saved life's are Titan that saved his owners wife from aneurysm, Lilly who lost a leg from a train saving her owner, Nortan who went in the animal hall of fame from saving his owner from a spider bite, D-Boy who took three bullets for his family, Popsicle who almost died in a frizzier and was the most important police dog ever, and Weela who helped save 32 people, 29 dogs, 3 horses, and 1 cat.
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