Guide to How to Train a Pit bull and Why It Is So Important – Dogster


Raising a pit bull so he’s friendly and confident involves committing to socialization. Training your pit bull not to bite and to be well socialized around other dogs is non-negotiable. And because pit bulls have a stigma, being a responsible pet parent is part of the pittie package.

What’s a pit bull?

Pit bull isn’t a breed, but rather a collection of breeds, who descended from crossing terriers with bulldogs. Pit bulls and several other dogs with similar histories and appearances are also categorized as bully breeds, but pit bulls are commonly considered to be:

  • American Pit Bull Terrier (APBT)
  • American Staffordshire Terrier
  • Staffordshire Bull Terrier
  • American Bulldog (American Bully)

Raising and socializing a pit bull puppy

The importance of socialization for all puppies can’t be overstated, but it’s especially true for pit bulls. Socialization is the process of systematically and positively introducing puppies to literally everything in our human-centric world, especially people and other animals.