Blue Nose Pitbull Puppies Owner’s Guide

By Kim •  Updated: 07/26/20 •  5 min read
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Have you always wondered whether an American Pitbull Terrier is the right puppy to bring into your family home? Unfortunately, the Pitbull has developed a bad reputation over the years. In particular, this is heightened by the media and misinformation that is available on the internet. This means that many people do not think that this breed is right for their family.

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However, this is not always true. The American Pitbull Terrier is known as a lover and not a fighter, often called the nanny dog because they are fantastic with children. Therefore, you should always make time to learn more about this breed as they have a lot of love to offer you and your family.

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In particular, you may have heard people talk about the Blue Nose Pitbull. Let’s take a look at this canine and what you can expect.

What is the Blue Nose Pitbull?

The Blue Nose Pitbull may sound like it is a standalone breed. However, it is simply an American Pitbull Terrier that has a coat that resembles the color blue. They are very beautiful canines that are actually very rare. This is due to their coat color being created by a recessive gene and eumelanin.

Therefore, when we talk about the appearance of the Blue Nose Pitbull, we are really talking about the American Pitbull Terrier in blue! This means this puppy is going to be small and stumpy to begin with but will grow up to have a broad face and stocky, athletic body. While the coat is blue gray, the nose is often a light gray color, as well as the pup having blue eyes. Often, this pooch will also have white markings, which can be found on the nose, chest and feet.

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Depending on the gender, this pooch can wear between 30 and 60 pounds, as well as growing as tall as 18 to 21 inches. Breeding will also affect these characteristics. When it comes to the lifespan of the American Pitbull Terrier, this can be an average of 12 to 15 years. This means that you can enjoy being around your furry friend for many years when they are fit and healthy.

Do They Have a Good Temperament?

It is hard to find a dog that is as affectionate and loving toward their owner as the American Pitbull Terrier. They adore their owners and they always want to make them happy. They get along great with young children and they are tolerant and protective. The Pitbull has been nicknamed the ‘nanny dog’ for many years due to its amazing nature with children.

The Pitbull is also intelligent and they will respond to training very well. Of course, this is going to be important for your pooch when they are a puppy. Because they love their pack so much, they will always want to be praised. Make sure that you do not use harsh training techniques as this can upset them.

Do They Shed A lot?

When they are a puppy, you will not notice a lot of shedding from the Blue Nose Pitbull. The same applies to when they are an adult too. They have a short and stiff coat, which is going to appear glossy if they have a healthy diet. They will only require brushing every now and again. There will be some shedding twice during the year but it is so minimal that you may not even notice.

Do They Have High Energy Levels?

You may think that your Blue Nose Pitbull is just being a puppy when they are so energetic. But the truth is, this breed is always full of enthusiasm and very playful. This is not something they grow out of! This furry friend is a lot of fun to have around and will always be happy to go out for exercise and to enjoy some playtime with you.

It is important that you are able to handle the high energy of the Blue Nose Pitbull. If any breed of dog does not have their needs met, they can become destructive in the home. This canine is intelligent and requires more than just physical activity. They also become very bored if they do not have entertainment in the house.

Do They Get Along with Other Dogs?

Due to their history with dogfighting, Pitbulls are often assumed to be aggressive towards other canines. This is not always true. In fact, they are like any breed and they are capable of being social and having fun with furry friends. The key is socializing your Blue Nose Pitbull when they are a puppy. They can learn the best way to play and be social without causing trouble. While they can have dominant tendencies, this is something that you can help with if you can read dog body language. Take the time to learn more about this so that your pooch can make new furry friends when they are at the dog park.

How Do I Find a Blue Nose Pitbull Puppy?

One of the best ways to bring a canine into your family is by visiting your local shelter. There are a lot of pups here that are waiting to find their forever home. In particular, there is always a lot of Pitbulls available in shelters. It will be mostly adults, which can be a good thing if you would like a dog that has some basic training and is housebroken already. It may be more difficult to find a Blue Nose since they are rare.

If you have your heart set on a Blue Nose Pitbull puppy, you may have to approach a breeder. You should always make sure that you find one that is reputable and caring towards their dogs. This is going to ensure that you are supporting the right business and so that you can find a happy and healthy puppy. Always do your research to find a good breeder. You can expect to pay around $1,000 to $3,000 for a Blue Nose Pitbull puppy.

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Kim

Kim is a talented author, who loves animals especially dogs. She engaged in writing books and articles relating to animals a decade ago. Kim resides in Chicago with her husband and son. The family is the proud owner of a dog and a parrot (Jack and Lily). Kim wanted more than these two pets, but her husband put his foot down... She often visits elementary schools to talk to the kids about what she learned about pets and how they could learn from them.

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