The Lone Star State Pit Bull Club has been active in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex since 1981 and includes members with decades of experience with the breed, first time owners, and those who fall somewhere in the middle.


  • Promote local support of the American Dog Breeders’ Association (ADBA), the primary registry of purebred American Pit Bull Terriers. Promote responsible ownership of the American Pit Bull Terrier.
  • Reach out to community and media organizations.
  • Stop abuse and neglect of American Pit Bull Terriers through education and by encouraging media portrayals of the breed that appeal to owners who will be responsible. rather than cruel and dangerous to the community.
  • Prevent laws targeting American Pit Bull Terriers and other specific breeds.
  • Encourage enforcement of breed-neutral dangerous dog laws.
  • Hold various Fun and ADBA-pointed Conformation Shows & Weight Pulls along with informational seminars on the APBT throughout the year (discussing such topics as: Handling in the show ring, Health and Care for an APBT, etc.).

You need not own a registered APBT to join. We welcome anyone who has the breed’s best interest at heart.


  • Speakers’ Bureau – Addressing groups such as animal shelters, government and community organizations.
  • Conflict Resolution – Help if an APBT is the subject of a conflict in the community.
  • Media Relations – Providing information to journalists writing about the APBT.  Breed Representation.
  • APBT “show & tell” at events such as dog shows, fairs, and other community events.Please contact us if you or your organization is interested in the Lone Star State Pit Bull Club Community Outreach Program or would like more information.

And finally, in case it is not obvious, our organization is not about fighting dogs or any other illegal or inhumane activity. People engaged in these activities will be removed from the club.

Questions? Please call: James D. 817-730-3787 or Pat B. at 817-723-2970