Contrary to popular misconception, a Bullypit is a cross between an American Pitbull Terrier and the American Bulldog.
Many people confuse these dogs for mixes between American Bully and American Pitbull dog breeds which are a completely different pairing.
While there are some similarities between Bulldogs and Pitbulls in terms of aesthetics, they are distinct breeds with unique features that get passed down to the Bullypit mix. Let’s take a look at the most important physical features of the Bulldog Pitbull mix that you should know about.
Bullypits are large dogs that weigh between 70 to 120 lbs and measure 17 to 25 inches in height. This is closer in size range to the American Bulldog whose influence in terms of size is strongly felt with this mix.
As a result, the Bulldogs are used as the females to carry the pups that may otherwise be too large for the smaller Pitbull.
When it comes to the build, there is not much to choose from as both the Bulldog and the Pitbull have a pretty similar aesthetic.
However, Bulldogs are slightly more muscular and compact while Pitbulls may appear lean and more proportional. The traits that the Bullypit may inherit are purely determined by genetics.
Head And Facial Features
This is another set of traits that differ a lot. The Pitbull has a distinctly large head with small, wide-set eyes and semi-upright or fully upright ears.
The American Bulldog on the other hand has a proportionally-sized head with a flat nose bridge. This brachycephalic trait is problematic and is often associated with difficulties breathing and regulating heat.
The coat is usually short, straight, and single layered. It may come in single colors like black, red, or brown. It could also be bicolor combinations of these main colors with white markings. Finally, the Bullypit may also inherit coat marking mutations like Merle or Brindle from either parent.