17 Historical Facts About Pit Bulls You Might Not Know

#16 The American Kennels Club (AKC) – a canine organization that united all breeds and had international recognition – registered the presented breed as a Staffordshire Terrier, and in 1972, as an American Staffordshire Terrier.

#17 In the 50s. In the 20th century, the AKC allowed breeding between Pit Bull Terriers and Staffordshire Terriers. Thus, the fighting breed was half recognized.

Currently, it is not prohibited from breeding but is registered only under the American Staffordshire Terrier.


Alice White

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Alice White, a devoted pet lover and writer, has turned her boundless affection for animals into a fulfilling career. Originally dreaming of wildlife, her limited scientific background led her to specialize in animal literature. Now she happily spends her days researching and writing about various creatures, living her dream.

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