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What is a Pit Bull?

The question is not straightforward.  At Pitbulls.org, we try to keep the focus on the American Pit Bull Terrier, as this helps simplify things, so people know what we are talking about when we say "pit bulls."  Most, if not all, of our articles are based on this assumption. So you can read our history of the American Pit Bull Terrier for one answer to the question posed in the title.

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Pit Bull News Highlights - Week of February 5th, 2011

The muzzle law in Cumberland may be lifted soon.  An animal control officer says she hasn't had a problem with "bull" breeds in a long time and it's unnecessary to have any more. But irrational fear is still a powerful motivator.

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Don't Use Prong Collars

Prong CollarBefore a dog's training has set in, it can be a chore to do simple things like taking him/her for a walk.  This is exacerbated with pit bulls, as they tend to be strong and can resist you pull more easily, leading to frustration, injury, and a loose dog.  It's important not to go forward if the dog is pulling.  It just reinforces the behavior, and they will be more likely to do it again.

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Groups Are Now Live

Group of Pit Bulls standing and sittingWe're pleased to announce the launch of our Groups feature.  We have public forums, but even with those, it has been hard for people to organize around certain topics and locations to, for instance, arrange meetups or other events, or talk about something in more detail.

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Top Christmas Gifts for Your Pit Bull

Pit Bull in Santa HatAs Christmas fast approaches, we wanted to make sure that your pit bull was well taken care of.  Its easy to forget him in the hustle of the holiday season.  So here is a list of things that you can give your canine friend for Christmas, and most don't even require a trip to the store.

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