No, American pit bull terriers are not hard to train. They are an intelligent breed that love to please their owners. They respond well to firm, patient training, and consistent gentle discipline starting from puppyhood.
American pit bull terriers can be stubborn, so they need to know who’s in charge. Being assertive, calm, and gentle is the best way to help them understand how to behave.
Because American pit bull terriers may instinctively be wary of other dogs, it’s important to socialize them from an early age. Puppy training classes are a great way to help your American pit bull terrier puppy learn how to behave around others.