Both American bully and blue nose Pitbull are high in demand dogs these days. As a dog enthusiast one might find somewhat confused between two dog breeds. Both are mistakenly taken one for another. While seemingly similar both the breeds are distinctively different. Let’s have a close look at both:
History & Origin of Pitbull and American Bully Dog
Pitbull or American Pitbull Terrier (APT) as generally called, is a fierce, active and alert mixed dog breed that was bred from English Terrier and English Bull dog around 18th Century. Aimed to be a fighter dog in dog fighting clubs, it proved its mettle by fighting to the finish.
Lately, this dog traveled to America and became of the dog of every household then. However, all the misconception about this dog breed family aside, this dog has proved to be a best companion dog these days.
Popularly known as bully pit, this dog came as a crossbreeding American Pitbull terrier with other dogs in 1990s. However, mainly it is crossbreed of American Pitbull Terrier with bully dogs. This dog is highly friendly, loyal and ideal family dog.
American Pitbull Terrier has a frighting appearance. Due to this, he is often mistaken as a fierce dog. With broad muscles, this dog weighs up to 35 and 60 pounds. Whereas, this dog is around 18 to 20 inches taller in appearance.
American bully, on the other hand, is a heavy muscular body dog. With comparatively short legs and a big heavy head, this dog is heavy weight dog. It is around 50 to 120 pounds and higher weight and 20 inches taller at shoulders.
American bully is an ideal family dog with good temperament. It is lovely, sweet, gentle, loyal, easy to train dog. Despite its frightening look, this dog is extremely humble and kid friendly best family dog.
American Pitbull Terrier, on the other, too, is an gentle, lovely and loyal dog breed. It is often taken as a hot temperament dog due to its controversial breed history. Despite all the facts, American Pitbull Terrier is a good family dog choice when he is trained properly.
Both the dog breeds, American Pitbull Terrier and American Bully, are best breed dogs. They have a lot of things in common. And in way, both are very popular across USA. However, the only visible difference of both is their appearance.
Bully is heavy head dog with stronger muscles and tall appearance whereas Pitbull is less than that. They both are kind, lovely, sociable and good family dogs. However, American Pitbull Terrier slightly different dog in temperament. He becomes aggressive and unruly, when he is not well trained for that.