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17 Historical Facts About Pit Bulls You Might Not Know

#7 Dog fighting was banned in England, as a result of which all fighting breeds, including the pure and the pit bull, became illegal.

#8 In the middle of the XIX century. Bulland terriers ended up in America, where there was still no ban on fighting. There, the new breed quickly gained popularity and soon became known as the Pit Bull Terrier, Yankee Terrier, or American Bull Terrier.

#9 In 1898, the first pit bull terrier breeding club, the United Kennel Club (UKC), was organized, and many fighting dog owners worried about the purity of the breed joined it.

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