It has been years since we have been hearing about the negative reviews and opinions about the highly misunderstood American Pitbull. They are known as intimidating and aggressive and are believed not safe as a family pets with children. 

But as we have said before, Pitbulls are not at all aggressive or intimidating, but they are quite friendly and also at times cuddly dogs. So now that we know a bit about the Pitbull or the Brindle Pitbull dog breed, which is just a coat color that Pitbulls have. 

Now that we know a bit about the brindle Pitbull, then let’s know about the dog breed in a more detailed way. So keep on reading to know more. 

Breed Overview

Brindle Pitbull Breed Overview

Before we get to know more about the brindle Pitbull, through the facts listed from down below. 

Height 17 – 19 inches
Lifespan12 – 16 years
Weight 30 – 85 pounds
ColorsBrindle
TemperamentCurious, Intelligent, Energetic, Loving, and affectionate
Suitable ForFamilies, attentive, active & experienced owners, & homes with a yard.
OriginUnited Kingdom, United States

Understanding The Brindle Pitbull

Understanding The Brindle Pitbull

The term Pitbulis just an umbrella term used to identify the different types of dog breeds, that have been registered by the American Kennel Club. The other types are. 

  • American Staffordshire Terrier
  • American Bully
  • American Pitbull Terrier
  • Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Although, in the same pitbull family, there are many different cousins or even distant cousins. This way it is easier to categorize and characterize the different animals’ physical features. 

  • Blue Nose Pitbull
  • Brindle Pitbull
  • Blue Nose Brindle Pitbull
  • Red Nose Pitbull
  • Red Nose Brindle Pitbull
  • Bull Terrier
  • Gray Pitbull

When it comes to the brindle-colored coat of the Pitbull, it majorly depends on the genetics of the parents. The brindle color is usually a light-colored coat that has black tiger-like stripes all over the body, in different patterns, which makes each of them unique. 

The base colors for the brindle pitbull are usually dark-brown, tan, and brown. The brindle patterns are usually in the colors of red, dark brown, yellows, and black. 

Brindle Pitbull: Appearance & Size

Brindle Pitbull Appearance & Size

It has been seen that most of the time, the brindle pitbull is known to have beautiful blue colors on them along with eyes and also nose. The combination most rare Pitbulls have are greyish and fawn along with the blue colorings. 

Among the most common brindle, Pitbulls is the red nose brindle pitbull, which has white and red points. The eyes lips, nose, and even the toenails are also red as well for the red nose brindle pitbull. 

The brindle Pitbulls are about 16 to 19 inches tall and weigh somewhere around 30 to about 80 pounds. As these dogs are about medium-sized, they are best suited for owners who live an active life and have open space around their house. 

Health Issues & Rarity

Brindle Pitbull Health Issues & Rarity

Among all the pitbull species the brindle pitbull is among the rarest of coat colors. But at the same time, if you look at two brindle Pitbulls, you won’t see any similar patterns, as all the brindle patterns are different and unique. 

But when you look at the health problems that these brindle Pitbulls go through they are affected by more than a few health complications and problems. A few of these health issues are, as such. 

  • Allergies
  • Hip & Elbow Dysplasia
  • Gastric Torsion
  • Heart Disease
  • Thyroid Disease

For the owners of brindle Pitbulls, it is important for them to know that to reduce these health issues, regular health checkup at the vets is very important. Even then the genetically transferred disorders cannot be helped, only the symptoms can be tapered down. 

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Brindle Pitbull: Temperament & Personality

Brindle Pitbull Temperament & Personality

It has been said by certain dog lovers that, unlike most Pitbulls, the brindle Pitbulls have a different personality, although there is no proof of that. But it has been seen that the brindle Pitbulls have a similar personality as any other Pitbull. 

These dogs are fun-loving and have a good temperament and is a loving pet to their owners. They are bold and energetic personalities, but they need proper training as a puppy as they can be intelligent, loyal, and quite lovable but can be stubborn. But since they are highly food-driven, they are trained easily. 

How Much Does A Brindle Pitbull Cost?

These lovable pooches are one of the most popular breeds in circulation today. As a result, these puppies can get a little pricey from time to time. In general, a brindle Pitbull puppy can set you back somewhere around $800 to $1000. Meanwhile, the adoption fee for a reduced brindle Pitbull can come to around $250. Therefore, adopting could be a more viable option than buying one. 

Still, if you have made up your mind about buying a brindle puppy, then you need to know more about certain factors. These factors include the bloodline you are opting for, the breeder’s reputation, markings, and demand. Still, there can be some other factors that can influence the price as well.

Apart from the dog itself, there are other things that you should invest in if you want to bring a brindle pup back home. These include dog foods, leash/collars, microchip, food/water bowl, chew toys, training treats, crate, bed, brush, shampoo, nail trimmer, poop scooper, urine cleaner, etc. These things can easily cost you around $300 to $450. Therefore, only buy or adopt a dog when you can afford one. A dog is a living being. You cannot bring a dog to an environment that is not accommodating or provides necessary amenities. 

Things That You Need to Know. 

Thank you for staying around with us for so long, However, we bring you some more information that you need to know in order to make a more informed decision of adopting a brindle Pitbull.

What Is The Bloodline Of A Brindle Pitbull?

These dogs are usually from an American Pit Bull Terrier or an American Staffordshire Terrier bloodline. However, rarely can these dogs be of American Bully or Staffordshire Terrier bloodline as well. 

Do They Shed?

Like every other pitbull, these dogs do shed as well. However, due to their fur being short and stiff, they do not shed as much. As a result, these dogs require absolutely minimal effort to maintain their coat. So these dogs are quite low-maintenance when it comes to this.

Rarest Pitbull Color.

One of the rarest Pitbull colors that you can opt for is the Merle. However, these dogs do tend to develop certain issues like cataracts or low hearing. As a result, merle-coated bridle Pitbulls are not accepted by several kennels across the country.

Wrapping Up!

Now that you know that the brindle Pitbull is not a different breed of Pitbull but a different yet rare color that Pitbulls come in. 

Since the rarity of the dog coat color is well established, it would be great if you get to have one, as they are very beautiful and unique in color. So if you liked this article then give it a like and comment down below.

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Nabamita Sinha
Nabamita Sinha loves to write about lifestyle and pop-culture. In her free time, she loves to watch movies and TV series and experiment with food. Her favorite niche topics are fashion, lifestyle, travel, and gossip content. Her style of writing is creative and quirky.

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