The breed originally appeared in the United States of America. After the ban of the fighting and identify the aggressive qualities of dogs, on the initiative of the government media carried out the agitation of the population by the complete destruction of the breed.
The media constantly talked about the brutal cases of attacks by pit bull Terriers on people, resulting in horrible photos and comments. In fact, the characteristics of the breed are that of a Pitbull Terrier actually bring up an excellent watchdog. Specimens due to the sharp scent indispensable when working in the special services.
Mainly used to search for drugs and explosives. Today in the European countries cultivation and the maintenance of the American pit bulls is under the strict ban. In Russia and the United States, the breed is popular. For breeders dogs created stringent rules.