This dog wouldn't hurt a fly! 7 Popular Types of Pitbull Dog Breeds ⋆ American Bully Daily This includes a rescue that was a fighting dog. Don't risk your kids or risk the dog's life, if the dog bites, he will not be asked why he did it, he will be put down. In fact, I detest it. I was at the vet's office yesterday to get my 6 month old pitbull his workup for his neuter surgery. not mine! that's why we'll probly never own any other breed and why we'll probly stick with rescues. I am so glad god does what he does cause I would of never gotten the chance to meet such a great breed -- :). They were uneasy about having a Pit with the other dogs. Pitbulls love people. 7 Myths About Pit Bulls That Are Complete BS | These pit bull myths are the silliest ️ ️ ️Special thanks to AMA Animal Rescue: She had been picked up as a stray ready to give birth. I own an APBT and anyone that doesn’t like it can go scratch. To learn how you can support this site and the information we freely share, visit our Support page. I was on my way to work one morning. I would also like to mention that we have 5 cats, and the cats are tougher than my pits. Pit Bulls are a loyal, people-oriented breed that thrive as part of the family. A couple had some dog aggression issues, but ALL of them were complete lovebugs with people. We had her brother but they started to not get along...Rocks preferred Lady our Cocker over her brother. She was appalled and started arguing with the staff, and stated, "But she has the pitbull." I love my Pitbull and I always will. PC lingo will not convince people. Pitbull History: The Basis of this Breed's Bad Reputation, In reply to Our Magnum is Pet Of The Week by misillad, That is super awesome that you got the word out on how good of family pets Pit Bulls really are! but this is off topic. Ask any responsible Pit Bull owner! You are considering adopting or buying a dog, and one breed you are considering is a Pit Bull Terrier, or one of several breeds that are closely related to this breed. I also need a dog so I can take walks by myself without being nervous.. You can't trust anyone anymore.. Its sad.. In reply to Amen....Bully would "love" a by Tonya Dean. I love reading all the posts that are on this site. all dogs have the potential to be mean but pit bulls are less likely to be naturally mean to people then most every other breed, even given horrble circumstances. I got two of my own and thay are great!!! 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. After the death of my last pitbull, it took me forever before I got another Companion for my great dane.I found me an awsome pitbull puppy, he is 5 mos old and quiet a character.He loves his family to death and is very protective and sooo smart.He just is so shy and nervous outside the yard.I try to walk him but after one block he gets scared and we have to turn around and go home.In the yard or house he nipps people.He is very hard to socialize.Any ideas for me? I love my pit hes a big baby! It pisses me off. I LOVE my pitbull and I don't know what I'd do without him! My dad was a breeder. they are always misunderstood. You can't stay angry at him for over 10 seconds. Getting our well behaved dogs out there to meet people will. In reply to Its not the dog,Its the by Bullyowner, That's the most true statement I've heard in a while..................I agree :). Though, yes, he is naughty & loves to test us, He's the sweetest dog ever. So for any good homes looking for a guard dog don't outrule the awesome bully. Almost like he was saying thank you. They are amazing! She's a wonderful dog. I would have no problem saying "as long as they are" about any other breed. my kids sleep,feed, and ride my baby shes has a unique personality. Pit bulls are probably the most misjudged dogs in America. The staff replied, "But it was your dog that almost bit the pitbull owner. the pit in you pic looks a lot like mine jake!!!! Its best to get a kitten, pits will lick their heads and adult cats get annoyed with the constant attention. Pits are the best. In reply to When we have people come over by hondamay2010. Mar 28, 2018 - Pitbull's are the best Family dogs . I hear so many things still about the Michael Vick case and I feel he should be euthanized. I put Liam in his crib and went to then bathroom when I came back into his room I noticed Airainne had Litteraly jumped in his crib and laid down next to him! They listed 10 reasons why this breed is awesome! That's an interesting the way. Oscar loves to sleep with me and my hubby, then goes and sleeps with my daughter and Cardi. because that isn't true, for the most part. Although this breed frequently gets a bad rap in the media, if you have ever met a pitbull that was raised by a loving, conscientious family then you will understand how much they like to be with people. They are the breed that has genes from bulldogs and terriers. Other than that, most Pit Bulls are sweet and loyal to their owner and children. Not all adult rescue pit bulls are emotionally damaged. EVERY dog should be trained the right way, in order to be a good member of a family, pitties are just way more forgiving of the bad situations they might have come from, and that is what needs to be said! But for some reason, pit bulls seem to … I am so glad that we did,we do not want to give him back what a great breed of dog, I will stand up for this breed any day I just feel bad for all the people that have to struggle with all the bad stories about these dogs. They easily (and happily) put up with the rough play of children without reacting. Unfortunately he bred them for fighting. Which are great family cats because of the high pain threshold. Tries to get them to play, usually cats hiss at him and he stays his distance, the horses tolerate him, but love him, some sogs are annoyed at his energy, and some go to town playing with him. Anyway, Chloe is an example of a larger problem with our dog culture. That is a funny story. Koopa is still a pup and gets very excited when new people come over, he espicially loves our friend Bryan. I am so fuckin sick and tired of hearing this breed, being blamed for the ignorance and irresponsibility. Their eyes will always be glued to the TV. Rocks, I had the same issue, if you go on Pitbulls and parolees, web site, it a series from the animal plant channel they have a name of an agent you can call that works with different agencies that do cover people with Pitbulls and other SO CALLED dangerous dogs. This is so true. and i did say ALL dogs should be socialized and trained properly not just pit bulls. My lil girl is his best friend, he is always with her and has to sleep with her . To all people owned by, keep fighting the good fight. Only because all she wanted to do was play, she kept wandering over to the other dogs in class and instigating them to play! He is real bad with what is called mouthing its very difficult to pet him due to this. I feel encouraged when at times like the other day at the vets, the same couple that threw me dirty looks in the first few minutes of entering the room, I overheard saying to eachother how well behaved he was.. thankfully, my pit quiets down around unfamiliar people. My husband had 36 hrs to bond with "Potter". 99% of issues that arise with pit bulls have to do with owners who are idiots. only six reasons...i could come up with at least a dozen more...but six is a good start! He is a amazing dog. I curently have 2 beautiful boys Rocky (American Staff. My boss is president of the humane society so I figured she would know what to do with him. thats so true about the by superlative87. pitbulls don't deserve to be portrayed in the way that our sucky media wants them to be,they are an awesome breed of dog! This is a well written article. After I had my boys and brought them home Harmony was still a puppy so they have grown up together and he is by far the sweetest thing ever with the boys. 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. Many people will mention the fact that this breed is notoriously stubborn, but once they realize that you are the boss, they will work hard to ensure that you were happy with them. I Love PitBulls. Pit Bull, the Nanny dog myth. What can we do as a family to fix this problem?? I put him in the back of my car not sure what I was going to do with him. I don't like the bad rap the pit bulls get. It is true about pits getting over excited when meeting new people. See more ideas about pitbulls, dogs, cute animals. 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. Our Pit has just gotten the ok from our OPS Manager to come to work with me EVERY DAY! Be a Hero – Sign up to receive our emails today and we'll donate a meal to a shelter dog on your behalf. I have raised 4 children throughout this time and always had at least 1 pit in the house, all of mine are house dogs, not one problem. While I was waiting, my puppies(13 weeks old) were sitting quietly and patiently. he must have been so scared with all those cars and not able to hear. She didnt listen, she apparently thought it was doggie day care!. She would not hurt a fly, she would just wimper at it. It is important that before you take any steps towards becoming an owner that you thoroughly research the breed so that you understand the challenges of owning this loyal, yet controversial breed. YES! I was one to blame, I watched the news and believed what they say but its not the dog it is the owners, Pit bulls are a GREAT Dog and will be adding one to my family very soon. My daughter was two at the time. There's a pic on my profile of my son lying on top of Lu. I have had Pittys for 25 years, they are the loves of my life and I will always have one. Over the years this fierce reputation has stuck with all Pitbull-type dogs. My boss let me bring him to work everyday for a week. 97% of the time she experiences no fear at all and is a tail-wagging face-licking fool. He will be an incredible friend to you! We end up having to pick him up and carry him to his destination, yes, he is VERY spoiled, they all are, but I wouldn't have it any other way. I have never had a dog that licks me so much and LOVES me so much like my Tyson does. Anyone considering a pit PLEASE consider adopting from a shelter or rescue. If Pit Bulls are raised right and if they are socialized, they are in fact very sweet and friendly dogs. If they, are trained properly AS WITH ANY BREED! I love my silly boy! Heavy-duty bars that can withstand even the hardest … they are more loyal then anyone can imagin a dog would be. I have never owned a pit before my baby jewel but I do not think I could ever get another breed. They literally do something to your heart.....they steal it....LOL. I didn't really know what to say other than, people tend to gravitate towards a pet that is like them, and that I could relate to a loving dog with a tough look that is largely misunderstood and unfairly blamed. she was a rescue and i got her when she was 5 yrs old. They do not,... 3. Unless you just want them to smother intruders with hugs and kisses. I have owned three,all, males, two blue one red...the red has passed, the two, blues are 4 months...I have four daughters and THE ONLY, WORRY I have is for them to be licked to death! my mom and aunt had to pull her off of me. He is always brining her home treats, toys and always put her food down. Yeah my daughter did that once. Pitbull rescue and advocacy. He loves the Trampoline and My 12 year old daughters Staffy..  Cardi (The Staffy)  Hasn't gotten on with any other dog except him. She's the most popular dog I know and I've had many threats to steal her from friends and family. If i didn't have small children i would have adopted an older dog. To reiterate, LL never had a traumatic event, she was always closely supervised, always actively socialized in controlled situations, has met many children and strangers that she *does* like and was never scared by, she is just a slightly fearful dog and that's a hard thing to overcome. I just adopted a 2yro female terrier/pitbull. What worries me is all of the changes taking place with some of the breeders today. I'm going to look into getting Dexter into the Paws to Read program or another therapy program... pit bulls are PERFECT for that kind of thing! I bet they will. It wasn't to long ago that I seen a story on the news here in South Bend, IN about a pit bull that was actualy a good story. Awwww…they’re all so cute!!! In reality though, pit bulls are great family dogs. In reply to Very cute story & just wanted by ravenpoe63. He may just need some time to adjust to the new enviroment and people. I LOVE my by hazelbean. i love this breed alot. she isn't house or leash trained (yet) but we are breaking her of that habit slowly. HE DOES NOT STOP.If you tell him NO he gets more excited and barks back at ya. she was very cooperative and just looked at me and howled a little. Sometimes presented as a negative trait, the fact that pitbulls have a high pain tolerance makes them exceptional family dogs. 100% agree! Because if we didn’t, thousands of much-loved family pets would never have their chance at a happy life. Pit bull dogs are good pets, but they can cause severe problems if they are not trained correctly. In reply to 100% agree! Pro Select Empire Single Door Steel Dog Cage. I was like the others concerned about the breed but when I met BOOTS it changed my mind. I LOVE PITS AND FROM THIS POINT ON WILL ALWAYS OWN AT LEAST ONE! I Agree about that Dumbass owners...i have 3 and they have never bit anyone but they  are protective of their house and back yard,but because of their rap people dont bother my house!! We put by phatmama. I have two cats, a weimeriner, and our sweet bams (the pitbull). our home insurance was cancelled because they found out we had pits - we went through a whole lot of crap but guess what we have our Rocks! Tenacity And Owning A Pit Bull For The First Time I'm ashamed to say I sort of bought into the "vicious breed" idea until our son brought home Gauge as a puppy. I moved to another state and 6 months later came back....he came in the house and the same thing again, licked him for like 20 minutes straight this time. My pit is a female that i took from a family friend who could no longer take care of her. He loves to run all over the yard chasing them...he comes in after and flops down. 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