Pocket Pitbull

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Pocket Pitbull

Overview

A wonderful mix of Pitbull and Patterdale Terrier is rapidly becoming much liked alternative to the full-sized American Pitbull. People searching for pocket pitbulls are those who like traditional athleticism, temperament and body style of APTBs without large size. Though, it is not a pocket sized, but significantly smaller than the parent breeds which make it a favored choice for people who are looking for a compromise in the pitbull breed with a less frightening build. Here we have unbiased information about these pocket pitbull dogs.

A Pocket Pitbull is known being loyal, courageous protective with intimidating look and Small sizes. This dog may ownIntelligence from parent breeds that make them easy to train, but sometimes it become willful, but consistent and firm training will do okay. They are fairly active and need moderate exercises in everyday life for their health and fitness. Not too much aggressive toward humans but can wary of strangers, this quality makes them a wonderful watchdog that may bark when any intruder approaching to its territory or door. People who like to own a dog equal to a pitbull in power and other qualities but smaller in sizes may own this wonderfulmix dog. It demands socialization combining with a good deal of training, if socialized and train well, they will prove them a great family pet with even-temperament, sweet demeanor, protective instinct and intelligent minds. These dogs may get bored if not be inspired by engaging them in favorite activities. It is activity oriented dog and have unique athleticism and agility, if owner is also athletic, active and commanding, these dogs will turn into loving creature that needs to have and to give love. It may tend nice with children and actively get along with owner. It may easy to groom, but should be brushed regularly to keep is look in shape. According to the American Bully Kennel Club, the height of a fully grown male Pocket Pit bull not to be exceeded from 17 inches and for female height is less than 16 inches. The weight may somewhere between 35 and 60 pounds. The life expectancy of pocket pitbull is 11 years to 13.

Pocket Pitbull Other Names

A Pocket Pitbull also refers to as:

Pocket Pit, Pitterdale, Pocketpit, Patterdale Terrier/ American Pit Bull Terrier Hybrid Dogs, Pitbull patterdale mix, Patterdale Terrier PitBull Terrier mix

Pocket Pitbull History

The history of the Pocket Pitbull unknown, we are trying to discover the correct origin where the dog was first time created by crossing two wonderful purebred dogs. We will update the history of the breed very soon. However, an interesting fact about Pocket Pitbull is that it is not created by crossing two teacup breeds, but it is originated by crossing pitbull with small size dogs. In most cases, the pitbull is crossed with Patterdale Terrier, this type of mix dog is preferable due to having very plain traditional body pattern that easily permit dominant pitull feature to take over. The original purpose of creation of this dog is to have puppies have a look like pitbull with small sizes.

Pocket Pitbull Life Expectancy

The life expectancy of pocket pitbull is 11 years to 13.

Pocket Pitbull Appearance

It is very difficult to describe the appearance of a cross-bred dog; their look may vary from dog to dog and will have any of their parent breeds. A pocket ptibull may closely resemble to that of an American Pitbull terrier or a Patterdale terrier. When a Pitbull is crossed with a patterdale terrier the resulting dog will have well proportionate, lean body with wide-set jaw and lean musculature that is typical of a pitbull parent. Being cross of pitbull and Patterdale terrier the may inherit a pitbull head. The well-set, almond shaped eyes and ears will resemble to that of a pitbull and patterdale. Teeth meet in scissor bite. It may own various colors and shades of parent breeds. Their coat is short, shiny and dense with a silky touch. With a strength and vigor of pitbull, it holds a size and body of patterdale terrier.

Pocket Pitbull Weight and Height

According to the American Bully Kennel Club, the height of a fully grown male Pocket Pit bull not to be exceeded from 17 inches and for female height is less than 16 inches. The weight may somewhere between 35 and 60 pounds.

Pocket Pitbull Temperament

Being mix breed, the temperament of these dogs will not be as certain as purebred dogs have, temperament of these dogs will vary from dog to dog, and even puppies born in one litter will have totally different temperament. Let set aside all debates and look into that what commonly is believed about the temperament of these dogs.

Being mix dog it may borrow some qualities from Pitbulls and some from Patterdale Terrier parents. It is more likely known being loyal, courageous protective with intimidating look and small sizes. This dog may own intelligence from parent breeds that make them easy to train, but sometimes it become willful, but consistent and firm training will do okay. They are fairly active and need moderate exercises in everyday life for their health and fitness. Not too much Aggressionis seen toward humans but can wary of strangers, this quality makes them a wonderful Watchdog

that may bark when any intruder approaching to its territory or door. People who like to own a dog equal to a pitbull in power and other qualities but smaller in sizes may own this wonderful mix dog. It demands socialization combining with a good deal of training, if socialized and train well, they will prove them a great family pet with even-temperament, sweet demeanor, protective instinct and intelligent minds. These dogs may get bored if not be inspired by engaging them in favorite activities. It is activity oriented dog and have unique athleticism and agility, if owner is also athletic, active and commanding, these dogs will turn into loving creature that needs to have and to give love. It may tend nice with children and actively get along with owner.

One thing that is more important and you should always keep in mind that a mix dog has variable temperament; therefore, no one can guarantee the temperament of these dogs, but proper training and you keen attention being a skillful pack leader can guarantee.

Pocket Pitbull with children and other pets

Being intelligent offspring of pit bull and patterdale terrier it may own nice temperament and can tend to behave nicely with those children who are well socialized from early ages and as well as those pets raised with them.

Pocket Pitbull Care and Grooming

The short coat of the Pocket Pitbull may easy to groom, however, the coat should be brushed on regular basis keep their fur in shape.

Pocket Pitbull Health Issues

The Pocket Pitbull is a mix breed dog so it may have less health issues than the purebred dogs.

Pocket Pitbull Training

Socialization from early ages can make them to participate in daily activities including training. A well trained Pocket pitbull will be a nice pet around the family. Being an active and alert mix dog it needs consistent and firm training with positive methods. If not trained consistently it may grow with aggression. It may respond to positive and reward based training; you should praise them verbally, when they accomplish a given command or task, it will an extra benefit for these dog.

Pocket Pitbull Exercise

Being fairly active, these dogs will like to have moderate exercise on daily basis. At least a daily long walk may be provided them for their satisfaction. They may be happy to have some indoor activities. So you should provide them indoor activities in addition to the daily long walk, run and jog.

Pocket Pitbull Recognition

The DRA officially recognized the Pocket Pitbull as a mix breed.

Pocket Pitbull Group

The mix breed groups of the Pocket Pit bull are:

Working

Terrier

Pocket Pitbull Talents

Some of the Pocket Pitbull talents are:

Watchdog

Working

Family dog.

Agility

Guarding

Pocket Pitbull Good Names

Here are a lot of splendid and wonderful pitbull name for your Pocket Pitbull puppy. You may select one from our list.

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  • Pocket Pitbull Interesting Facts

    Some interesting Facts about this unique pitbull Patterdale terrier mix are:

    Being mix breed, the temperament of these dogs will not be as certain as purebred dogs have, temperament of these dogs will vary from dog to dog, and even puppies born in one litter will have totally different temperament

    One thing that is more important and you should always keep in mind that a mix dog has variable temperament; therefore, no one can guarantee the temperament of these dogs, but a proper training and you keen attention being a skillful pack leader can guarantee.

    Most interesting fact about Pocket Pitbull is that it is not created by crossing two teacup breeds, but it is originated by crossing pitbull with small size dogs.

    In most cases, the pitbull is crossed with Patterdale Terrier, this type of mix dog is preferable due to having very plain traditional body pattern that easily permit dominant pitull feature to take over.

    The original purpose of creation of this dog is to have puppies have look alike pitbull with small sizes.

    The goal is to produce puppies that look like American pitbulls, only a bit smaller in height and lighter in weight.

    A well bred Pocket Pitbull may easy to groom and simple to care, it should be brushed regularly to keep its fur in good.

    These dogs are with moderate training requirements and are easy to train.

    It comes with great watchdog ability, and will bark to alert the owners when intruders want to enter its territory.

    A pocket pitbull is fairly active and will need regular physical work out to maintain its health and fitness, it should have at least a daily long walk.

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