American Pitbull Terrier! A Dog of Power, Passion & Strength | cute pitbull puppies | pitt bulls American Pit Bull Terrier is a companion and family dog breed. The breed evolved into all-around farm dogs, and later moved into the house to become “nanny dogs” because they were so gentle around children. Even though these are purebred dogs, you may find them in the care of shelters or rescue groups. Remember to adopt!The American Pit Bull Terrier is the Hollywood action star of dogs.