How could anyone get upset with this!! She left out screaming, "I have a tiny little dog and asked to leave. The vet says he is about a year old but they don't have a history on him. Show your support by linking to PitBulls.org. If you’d rather not live with a gabby canine, there’s always the Basenji. What worries me is all of the changes taking place with some of the breeders today. IT SURE IS FUNNY WHEN YOU CALL HER NAME -- KITTIE --AND THEN THIS BIG PIT COMES RUNNING. I'm ashamed to say I sort of bought into the "vicious breed" idea until our son brought home Gauge as a puppy. To be a successful and responsible pitbull owner, How to Raise a Happy and Healthy Pit Bull, Training Your Pit Bull to Walk with a Loose Leash, A Brief History of the American Pit Bull Terrier. But my untrained pittie who probably used to be a fighting dog just looked at me when I walked in the room like " how much longer do I have to do this?" Not so much on the slobber, but he does love to give kisses as my 4year old like to complain since they are face level with each other. He was the happiest, liveliest dog I had ever seen, and as a youngster we had many dogs. I bet they will. In reply to My son's pit bulls just had 9 by Deerpark 68, I'm sure your son has a wonderful dog, but he really shouldn't breed them. Pitbulls however do become aggressive if they are not socized enough, or taught to fight. My daughter is 4 & when I send her out I send Lulu out too she always stays within feet of her & I would never worry about a stranger coming close Lulu would never let that happen. I will tell anyone these dogs do need you to raise them just like your children and show them who is in charge. They are protective of our family & yard but everyone who knows them knows they will get licked to death before they would ever get bit. They don't tend toward genetic disorders like some other breeds, although they should be inspected at puppyhood for signs of hip dysplasia, but this is a good idea for most medium to large breeds anyway. If you don’t like dog kisses then consider another breed, because most pitbulls love licking. I have a funny story to tell. Her disposition is wonderful, she is a sweetie, and is trying to buddy up with my 4 year old maine coon cat...Help? I am considering getting one of the girls. Most pit bulls do not get larger than 50 to 60 pounds, although there are some larger sub-breeds. My dad has never been a big dog person until i brought my pit bulls home and now he tells everyone he would never have another dog. That's an interesting kiss...by the way. Quite a few of the larger dog breeds were bred as guard dogs, which meant they were meant to be imposing and had to be prepared to take someone down. Some people like to have the sound of a loquacious canine filling the house, letting them know they are not alone and that things are happening. When he was 4 mos old, he had a serious accident that required surgery and rehab, yet even when he was in pain, he had the sweetest disposition and his doctors and nurses loved him. . In reply to I don't think saying that a by amstaff adict. I then got my youngest at 16 weeks again and at first because harmony was the baby for so long he was a lil jealous but he quickly got done with that when scrappy laid on him one day on the couch and fell asleep and since then they have been best friends and treat my family friends and other animals with the upmost respect. I love my silly boy! She is so cute. I have a Pitbull and he\’s amazing and loves everyone. It took a while to get him socialized again but later was a wonderful pet. But that’s because they have a higher energy level. They have short coats and are normal shedders, and only need to be brushed semi-regularly. she was abused and i think bred a few times but she is such an awesome dog. I raise them with love, even the ones that have been abused, they might take a little more time to come around but with some care, attention and trust they become family pets in no time. We had her brother but they started to not get along...Rocks preferred Lady our Cocker over her brother. The larger a dog, usually the less vocal — think of a Tibetan Mastiff or a Great Dane. it's not a lot just feels like you could do it without one so that's what makes it feel so expensive. the more i research the more i loved the dog. The history of pit bulls back to 1800s in the United Kingdom. It is quite incredible. That pretty much sums up what the media wants the world to think about pit bulls and their aggressive, horrible, people eating ways; but it’s not true. And in case you're feeling small or even insecure about having these emotions, please know that everything you're experiencing is valid - not just now, but always. Oscar loves to sleep with me and my hubby, then goes and sleeps with my daughter and Cardi. I am writing an argumentative essay for my english class and I chose to write about how pits are misunderstood. Though, yes, he is naughty & loves to test us, He's the sweetest dog ever. I'm a new owner to a 6mo old pit, Raisin Chaos.I also admit that when I first got him I was a little intimidated & fearful of all the negative info I read when I researched the breed. The kitten had dog issues as a baby and exploded at Lu every time he saw him, thus the fear. He will bark his head off at someone if he does not know who they are while jewel wimpers. He's got this whine that is hilarious and if we don't get those bubbles going fast enough he gets going with it. The same goes if you have children and you don’t want them to be a … I wish you luck and good for you for choosing her I would of definitely done the same. I got two of my own and thay are great!!! Minimize the chances for your pit-bull to rehearse unwanted behaviors over and over. At that point the woman was asked to take her dog outside to wait for her appointment. He can carry on a barking conversation, A growing conversation, Also a whine conversation and growing. He is incredibly gentle (althought he is 70 lbs now!) But he also makes very expressive sounds good let you know what he’s thinking! - Go Ask Your Daddy, 4 Dog Sounds and What They Mean - About Pets. that is not true generally, that they have to be trained to be people friendly, and that's what that sounds like. It also helps for vet visits. In one theory, pit bulls began during antiquity as the so-called Molossus, a now-extinct breed that was used by the Greeks as shepherds and guard dogs. I've learned over the years that the only people who put these dogs down are the ones whom never owned one. trickster! LOL MY DOG DOJIA IS THE SAME WAY!!! The main cause of aggression in dogs is irresponsible ownership. Clicker training has done wonders for me, for basic obedience and tricks too. she isn't house or leash trained (yet) but we are breaking her of that habit slowly. Very vocal and a reason some people give them up. In reply to That is a funny story. Oh this is so true about the licking part. If they, are trained properly AS WITH ANY BREED! In reply to I have rescued many dogs for by Milliethepit. We have a chi- weenie But not just parks but talks! Just gettin started on training him. She was a bit shy at first, but seems to be coming out of her shell. I am looking forward to this new step. at first it was cute and funny not so much any more. I have had Pittys for 25 years, they are the loves of my life and I will always have one. I am amazed at his complex vocalizations. and when her adult personality set in her shyness escalated to real fear of certain strangers and children. majority of these dogs are misunderstood lovers. I have always had working dogs because of their intelligence and loyalty. every time he dose that tell him no bite and pop him just hard anough to get his attention. In reply to 100% agree! He had a good face washing. I dont want hime to turn into a biter, In reply to After the death of my last by Roxas. they are intelligent, patient, they pulled carts in the past. He even mimics the word “mom-ma” when he’s really trying to get my attention or tell me its time to wake up and start our day of fun together. Prior to the surgery, the poor dog was in a lot of pain, yet was still had the Best temperment and was so happy in spite of everything. It's unfortunate but as the point above said, as long as you're willing to take the extra time and do the extra training you can help a fearful dog. She, TugII, is an amazing dog! If your dog is threatening to people and other dogs, we must ask you to wait away from the patrons and their pets. Come to find out he is deaf. They are great dogs, and the pain tolerance is great, or would be if Lu didn't have displasia as well. I need help he is ultimately a great dog but VERY hyper. Your pit bull will be you and your family’s best friend from the day you take them home to the day they pass away. I sometimes tell my friends he is like having another person in the bed. they are more loyal then anyone can imagin a dog would be. Especially the showing affection. Unfortunately she was badly abused physically and mentally. NOW MY GRANDSON HAS ONE HER NAME IS KITTIE. If my dog has a problem with someone something is wrong because he loves everyone and everything. Yes, even educated people can believe everything that they read, so if it seems that your vet or other animal care professional has a strong bias against pitbulls… for the most part THEY ARE ALWAYS PEOPLE FRIENDLY! Enroll your pit bull in classes so to teach him basic manners. The news is almost always negative. Pittbulls Are Awesome.. So are a handful of other breeds and mixed breeds. She was 2 at the time, so just to prove that not all these dogs are fighters, and they do get along very well with other dogs, and the ones who are were taught to fight...this is brought on by the idiot owner\owners who hasn't a brain cell in their head! They are extremely loyal dogs. A super-dog, if you will. the pit in you pic looks a lot like mine jake!!!! I'll keep a thought of getting a pitt. and i have a APBT, male, and a girl, but we're not sure if she is a mix or what, we rescued her from a shelter. The akc wouldnt accept pitbulls due to their harsh name so the breed split. not so sure if he will ever out grow this hibit seeing he is a avid talker :) and by far my best friend with the biggest hugs. Talkative dogs have every right to broadcast their opinions and share their thoughts. One male Dozer and a female Callie. He believes he is a lapdog and he sleeps in bed every night with us and he even lays there while our hamster crawls all over him. Even if it meant moving giving her up was NEVER an option!! In reply to I disagree. It also warms my heart to see there are people out there that don't judge and discriminate just because of a few incidents. Eventually, so the theory goes, the Molossus made it to early Britain, where it became known as the Mastiff. My siamese cat isn't sure about him yet, but I trust that will work out in the next days. so who thinks different they can kiss my ass. Yeah my daughter did that once. We have a 3 year old boy who tends to play rather rough and tumble as most small children do (especially boys lol). we just got first pitbull a fawn colored one shes 5 months old now sadly there banned in the uk so i have to lie when people ask what she is.but by god shes a big softy ,she likes to lay with us on the back of the chair licking our ears and nibbling them its the most bizarre thing iv seen in a dog its so relaxing when she does it it just makes you want to fall a sleep lol. I don't believe that even though they may have high pain tolerance, a child should be allowed to play rough with any animal, kids should be taught to respect all dogs. That's funny you are thinking of maybe calling her Bella or Luna, we call Luna "La Bella Luna" a lot of the time so that is such a coincidence. That being said Bullys are a strong and loving dog but they also deserve our respect for what they are to our families and what any dog can potentially be in a bad enviroment. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. What a love. I am all for saving lives by going to shelters but when I do buy a purebred I do a lot of research and try to get a pup that has the old bloodlines that my very first had. They are the most loving and affectionate dogs we've had. They gave her the name Dolly for Dolly Parton which is pretty funny.. Totally true about the guard dog thing too :o) Only positive thing out of their negative rap is the fact that people actually believe they're vicious so they stay away. My German boredom barks. The man responded "The fish are not biting, and hope your pitbull isn't either." they were originally bred from Old English Bulldogs who gained their popularity in the British Isles in a cruel blood sport known as “ bull baiting ”.. in 1835 bear baiting was outlawed by the British Parliament the public turned their attention to dogfighting and “ ratting ”. he loves to just crawl over her and play with all the "tuggable" parts and she just sorta lies there no fuss no muss just waiting til he gets bored so she can nap. We have a rescue pit bull and she is very talkative now. :). They are so loving. My boss let me bring him to work everyday for a week. Whether a human or animal, While undeer my son's care when he was a puppy, he somehow had a trauma experience(we think he was hit by a car, yet no breaks in his skin, so we are not sure what) The vet did an "fho" surgery on him, I researched it thououghly, and decided to do it. In reply to When we have people come over by hondamay2010. On the other hand, many smaller dog breeds were bred to be watchdogs, which meant they were supposed to warn their owners of intruders and also discourage intruders with their noise. I am so glad god does what he does cause I would of never gotten the chance to meet such a great breed -- :). I was stunned. all absolutely true. and the ones that aren't were not people aggressive. So your chance of being killed by any type of dog in the U.S. in any given year is one in 10 million. but the second they get introduced the licking starts. To learn how you can support this site and the information we freely share, visit our Support page. I wouldn’t be surprised if he started talking. When the American Pit Bull Terrier was being bred as a fighting dog in the mid-1800’s until the widespread practice was banned, aggression toward humans was not tolerated. People should consider these for guard dogs over pit bulls lol! i have a pitbull and he is a great dog it is so sad that people think that pitbulls are such a horrible breed. i was attracted to the breed partcially because it had a bad rep. i want to know more. American eskimos to that list. 99% of issues that arise with pit bulls have to do with owners who are idiots. Seriously, why have people made this man so popular?? He is a blue Pitt, and we absolutely love this animal as a family member. We saw a man walking toward the parking lot carrying fishing pools, and my husband casually asked him if the fish were biting. The all agreed shes a big baby. Now we’ve had her for 3 years and is the sweetest dog and is very talkative and very affectionate. Our Magnum is Pet Of The Week and was featured on Q13 Fox this morning, check it out guys! And why shouldn’t he? I have just recently rescued a 3-4y/o pitbull mix. My LL is a 4 year old female, and has been socialized out the wazoo. 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