Definitions for "Pit Bull"
A great deal of confusion surrounds this term. This label is used for a type of short-coated large terrier, anywhere from 40 to 80 pounds, characterized by wide, powerful jaws and a muscular, stocky build. Some of the dogs that fall under this category are pure-bred-either the American Staffordshire Terrier (the "AmStaff") or the American Pit Bull Terrier; term is often used for pit bull mixes. Click to learn more.
a cross between many different fighting dogs, including the Staffordshire Bull Terrier and the now extinct fighting Bulldog to create the "Ultimate Killing Machine" in the fighting pit
a dog, and regardless of what others would have you believe, they are not genetically different then any other dogs
a type Garnet, Inman (plus rottweilers), Kansas City, Kingman, Liberal, Leawood of Johnson County (except Olathe, Mission, Lenexa, Merriam)