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Red Nose Pitbull

Red Nose Pitbull

Red Nose Pitbull

Red Nose Pit Bull: Facts, Puppy Prices, Temperament & Breed Restrictions

Are you thinking of welcoming a Red Nose Pitbull into your home? These incredibly loving pups can put a warm smile on anyone's face! Read on to find out what you can expect when it comes to temperament, nutrition, puppy prices, and more! )

What Is a Red Nose Pitbull?

A red nose pitbull is simply a color variation of the breed. There are many different color variants of the APBT, but this is the second rarest color. (Source: www.loveyourdog.com)

What most people in the USA call a Pitbull can be registered under two separate names. The AKC (American Kennel Club) calls this breed the American Staffordshire terrier, and the UKC (United Kennel Club) calls it the American Pitbull Terrier. (Source: thehappypuppysite.com)

Are They a Separate Breed?

They are not a separate breed, but e a color variant of the breed. Red nosed Pitbulls are often viewed as a separate breed by those that don't understand the recessive traits of the red nose. (Source: www.loveyourdog.com)

Where Do Red Nose Pitbulls Originate From?

Originally they are thought to have been bred in Ireland, and are known as "old family reds." (Source: www.loveyourdog.com)

How Big Do They Get, and When Do They Stop Growing?

These pups can get as big as 70 pounds if they are male (some larger dogs do exist, but this isn't the norm) and females generally get no bigger than 60 pounds. (Source: www.loveyourdog.com)

What Color Is the Red Nose Pitbull?

A true red nose pitbull is completely red. It's acceptable to have some small patches of white, but that is considered a flaw by many breeders. (Source: www.loveyourdog.com)

Is the Red Nose Pitbull a Good Pet?

Any dog can make an excellent pet. It wholly depends on the training and nature of the dog, and this responsibility falls directly on the owner of the dog. (Source: www.loveyourdog.com)

Is the Red Nose Pitbull More Aggressive Than Other Apbts?

They are not more aggressive than other APBTs. In fact, many of the APBTs that are documented as aggressive, are some type of "mixed breed" with pitbull included in that genetic makeup. This falls down to the nature vs nurture debate that unfairly haunts this breed. (Source: www.loveyourdog.com)

Is the Red Nose Pitbull Aggressive or Dangerous?

While these dogs carry a reputation, Reds are no more or less aggressive than any other APBT. At one point they would have been considered more aggressive when they were originally bred. This is due to the fighting lines they were part of. Today, they are no more dangerous than any other untrained dog. This responsibility falls upon the owner. (Source: www.loveyourdog.com)

Are Red Nose Pitbulls Illegal?

There are breed restrictions in certain states and countries. Certain breeds are viewed as more aggressive or dangerous. Because of this, insurance companies are less likely to insure homes that have restricted breeds. This is true of all pitbull breeds, and not restricted to the red nose pitbull. (Source: www.loveyourdog.com)

 

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