Pitbull’s color spectrum is so broad that you can buy your dog based not only on temperament or price but also on its skin and coat color. Many people decide to go for black pitbulls because they have the same features as other dogs of the same breed, but the black color makes them exceptionally beautiful and unique. Unfortunately, people don’t know much about these canines, that’s why you should read the information below, and maybe this article can resolve some of your doubts as well.
Contrary to popular belief, black pitbulls are not rare; however, some breeders are still trying to convince naive people, that they are hard to come by, and that’s why they should pay more. This is absolutely not true. According to Ultimate Home Life experts, this is one of the most demanded dog breeds nowadays, and you won’t struggle to find a breeder who is selling this beautiful dog.
How much do they cost?
Black pitbulls are commonly bred nowadays, so you won’t have to pay a much higher price than for other pitbulls kinds. However, be careful. Sometimes shady breeders may ensure you that they have a black pitbull for you, while in fact, they’re trying to sell blue nose pitbull because the color of their coats might be very similar.
Casual observers most likely won’t be able to tell the difference, because the coat of blue pitbulls might be so dense that it’s often confused with black. That’s why you should be careful, take a closer look, and even compare them if you want to make sure. Don’t let the breeders fool you, and make sure that you’re paying for precisely what you want to buy.
The price of black pitbulls may vary, depending on various components. When you don’t have much money, you can get the cheapest puppies for $100-$500. However, if you’re not on a budget, you can go for a more expensive pitbull from a high-quality breeder. In this case, you’ll have to pay around $500 up to $2000. It all depends on specific dogs’ traits.
However, you could also think of adopting a black Pitbull. Very few of those beautiful animals find a new home. One of the reasons is, of course, a bad reputation, and the second is the fact that shelters tend to re-home other dogs before them because black dogs are not that desired.
Why do we have negative associations when we’re thinking of black pitbulls?
Unfortunately, for a long time, pitbulls were bred for blood sports such as bear and bull-baiting. Later on, they were used for dogfighting. That’s why there is a belief that they are an aggressive dog breed. However, it only happens when you’re training them for guard purposes. If you don’t enhance their prey drive, they are just as good pets for your family as golden retrievers or any other breed of dog.
There are many reports of black pitbull attacks on people and animals. The high amount of incidents like that doesn’t mean that pitbulls are blood-hungry. It only means that dogs who aren’t trained and appropriately socialized might become aggressive and unpredictable.
But it’s the same for any dog breed you can imagine. Pretty much any dog will bite if it doesn’t know it’s wrong. Unfortunately, pitbulls are the main victims of dog bites reports statistics, but people tend to forget, that mostly, it’s them who are responsible for their canine behavior.
Contrary to popular belief, pitbulls are incredibly restrained and affectionate to their owners if you raised them in a healthy environment from a young age. You may have heard of the Hulk, the biggest pitbull, who was trained appropriately. He could easily kill people, but thanks to his owner’s hard work, he’s obedient and harmless. It’s the case with every pitbull, so before you buy a dog, make sure that you’ll have enough time to provide him with the necessary training.
Every dog breed has characteristic health issues. Black pitbulls (and all pitbulls in general) tend to suffer from diseases such as hip and elbow dysplasia, arthritis, cardiovascular disease, and allergies. Hopefully, it goes without saying that you should visit the vet regularly. It’ll help to reduce the risk of a dog’s suffering, and might prevent some diseases. Proper care, regular vet visits, and a good diet will help your dog to stay healthy, and in good condition.
Pitbulls are beautiful animals, and a great breed of dog to have. Even when you have children, it’s not a problem at all, because if they’re socialized, they’re extremely friendly. Their bad reputation makes people fear them, but there’s no need to be afraid. If you decide to get a black pit, you will soon realize that they are very loving animals, and they can quickly become a valued member of your family.