7 Most Popular Types of Pit Bull Dog Breeds 

American Pit Bull Terrier

The American Pit Bull Terrier is the most popular and well-known "pit bull" breed. They are confident, loyal companions.  

American Staffordshire Terrier 

Nearly identical to the APBT, the American Staffordshire Terrier shares its history but has a separate breed registry. 

American Bully

The American Bully is a stocky bully breed developed in the 1990s to be a family companion. They come in 4 size varieties.

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier has origins in 19th century dog fighting but today is a trustworthy companion.

American Bulldog

Bred for farm work, the muscular yet friendly American Bulldog is an athletic and energetic bully breed.

Bull Terrier

Distinguished by its egg-shaped head, the Bull Terrier was developed in the 1800s as a fighting and ratting dog. 

English Bulldog

Though not a pit bull, the wrinkly, laidback English Bulldog does share some ancestry with early bull-baiting dogs.

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