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Pocket Pitbull

Pocket Pitbull

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:10-13 Years

Pocket Pitbull Build Information

The pocket pitbull is a hybrid cross between an American pitbull terrier and a Patterdale terrier. Pocket pitbulls measure between 12 and 16 inches tall at the shoulders and weigh between 11 and 22 pounds. As the name implies, pocket pitbulls tend to resemble downsized pitbulls. Their coats are short, smooth and shiny, and they require minimal grooming efforts.

Length (Male):13-20 in.
Length (Female):14-16 in.
Weight:15 - 25 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

Their coat colors may be white, cream, gray, brown or black. They may be small in stature, but pocket pitbulls are loyal, alert and courageous to the point of serving as excellent watchdogs. Pocket pitbulls can exhibit stubborn streaks, which can pose challenges when it comes to training. With proper training and early socialization, pocket pitbulls can make playful family dogs that get along with children.

Activity Level:Slightly Active


Colors:Black, Chocolate, Cream, White
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Soft

Pocket Pitbull Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Training:Moderately easy to train
Hunting Companion:Yes
Dutiful Watchdog:Yes
Security Guard Capable:Yes