American Bully XL
Are you currently searching for an American Bully and looking at the XL?
Near the end of 2017, I was searching for the “super large pit bulls” that I saw popping up all over Instagram. Little did I know, they weren’t pit bulls at all but an officially recognized breed. After more searching, I was overloaded with information on breeders, sizes, what they ate and everything in between. I’m assuming you’re in my position right now, and are at a loss as to where to go next. No worries, continue reading and hopefully I should have answered many of your questions.
The XL is determined by its adult height. Males over 20 inches – 23 inches at the withers and females over 19 inches – 22 inches at the withers.
Does Weight Matter?
My bully is actually an XL but he weighs only about 90 lbs. What determines his classification isn’t necessarily his weight, but his height. I’m also pretty sure that he was supposed to be closer to 100 lbs but I messed up somewhere in the process. I know you think that XL bullies should be bigger, but they share the same build, body type and breed as the standard bully. If you want a taller, more athletic looking Bully, go for the XL. If you’re looking for short and stocky, the standard would work.
American Bully XL Price
The pricing for bully XLs aren’t more expensive than the standards and can range anywhere from $2,000 to $30,000. It depends on the litter, the breeder, their parents, their color and more. If you wanted tri-color (three colored fur), they usually come more expensive than say, standard black. “Merle (dotted)” is all the rage now and will run you even more.
American Bully XL Breeders
When looking for a bully breeder, make sure they’re reputable and have all their papers. All bullies should have their AKBC registrations and their bloodline clearly laid out. If your breeder doesn’t have this, you shouldn’t be purchasing from them. As of now, there isn’t a directory for all trusted dealers but we’re coming up with that in the very near future. With Instagram and Facebook not allowing breeders to sell through Instagram, there is definitely a need for such a directory.
I asked my breeder how bad their temper was. When I found out that the American Bully is a house dog, I was thoroughly surprised. They’re gentle giants and look scarier than they look. Not to my surprise, my breeder was correct. Loui is an American Bully XL and one of the best dogs I’ve owned. Not only is he caring, but he’s low energy and loved by everyone around him.
Should I Buy an American Bully XL?
This will all depend on your lifestyle and what you want from a dog. American Bullies are low maintenance compared to some other bully breeds. They don’t require as much attention as say, a pit bull but they will still need their exercise and mental stimulation. If you’re looking for a companion, definitely buy an American Bully. As for standard versus XL, this will all depend on the look you’re going for. Everything about them is the same, only the height is different.
No matter which size you pick, I’m sure you’ll be happy with your choice.