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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by cezcal20, Apr 1, 2018.

  1. cezcal20

    cezcal20 Pup

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    ( My girl named Bree, just turned 8 years old) Brindle coat
    Hey everyone !

    I'm new here and have owned a Pit for 8 years. I recently have discovered a little bit of history about the APBT and wanted to learn more.
    I came across this video the other day and it opened my eye to a different history of the Pit Bull.

    From the information that i recently gathered, correct me if I'm wrong: The American Pit Bull Terrier is actually a Bull dog? The name Terrier means "earth" and the purpose of the Pit Bull was to hold onto large game ? like bull, bear and boar ? I have seen them being used a "catch dogs" for hog hunting and they do an amazing job ! Was that their original purpose , to catch and hold a large animal while the hunters did their work? Then people started to use these dogs LATER as a dog fighting breed/sport ? The guy states in the video that the bull dog ( not the english) and the pit bull are actually the same dog but branch off for different purposes and were given different breed names later.

    Pit bull used as a "catch dog" for hog hunting ! Amazing video !

    Can anyone send links or articles with true history of the APBT ? I would love to know and learn more

    Thank you !!

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  2. ETRaven

    ETRaven Big Dog

    There's a whole history section on this very site that you can read.
  3. AGK

    AGK Super duper pooper scooper Administrator

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