while we walked by he shifted and the rocks made a noise and papi started growling and barking at him. Can someone help me. I couldn't help but state to her, "If your dog had bit me, like he almost did, I would be calling my attorney." Only because all she wanted to do was play, she kept wandering over to the other dogs in class and instigating them to play! but this is off topic. There are cat breed's that have high pain tolerances as well, like the ragdoll breed. He made a lunge for my 50 lb pitbull and guess what? One of the reasons why pit bulls make great family dogs is their willingness to … They are affectionate with both adults and If you don’t like dog kisses... 2. yOU REALLY HAVE TO WORK AT STOPPING THIS NOW OR IT WILLESCALATE INTO ACTUAL BITING. He, as most pitts, is very mischevious, but to bite someone, NOT A CHANCE, to love and kiss someone, IT'S GOING TO HAPPEN. My pitbull started whining and hid his head between my knees. He is real bad with what is called mouthing its very difficult to pet him due to this. To some, these dogs are considered dangerous killers who should be banned outright, whereas others view them as misunderstood victims of breed discrimination.. im proud to say i am a owner of a pitbull terrier & i will be honst i was one of those people yes... one of those people who thought a pitbull would attack just because he was a pit bull yes i was ashamed of myself. People-Pleasers. These dogs may be the mirror image of the emotional state of the people around them. Both Mommy and Daddy clean the puppies it is so cute. It was a frekin poodle! PC lingo will not convince people. I was pretty wary of the breed due to all the negative media, but I worked a few months at the local Humane Society and fell in love. WE MISS HER. that is my dog to a tee.... i was a little nervious when i got pregnant that my dog might get jelious, but it was the complete oppiset they are best friends he feeds her his cookies and in turn she cleans his face... :) and makes sure he is always safe. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTStrCIeXkc, 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! Millions of animals are needlessly put to death because of our obsession with the myth of dangerous pit bulls. this is something i think needs to be addressed in order for things to really change. I sometimes tell my friends he is like having another person in the bed. People do misunderstand them and We will be a family to help change that..... Callie is the first pitbull our family has owned. 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. They are affectionate with both adults and children. Clicker training has done wonders for me, for basic obedience and tricks too. but im here to tell you how i was so wronggggggggg i have a six month pitbull and his name is rosko my family loves this dog so much he"s the most loving dog i ever met he baths my 2 small children with kisses & if thay are playing and get a lil rough & one of the kids cry rosko will say hes sorry with his paw he will pull the hands off my childs face begging for forgiveness and asking to play more... i love my pit. my pit now is a puppy and is definitely stubborn. My 5 month old leelu is the best thing in the world. When it comes to pit bulls, there appears to be no middle ground and the non-lovers are almost always woefully misinformed and media blinded. 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 have two/three boys all play with him in a wrestling manner. My pit is a female that i took from a family friend who could no longer take care of her. saying that they HAVE to have that in order to be people friendly, for the most part, just isn't true. In fact he wags his tail nearly constantly. Some people. The kid loves walking over and plopping on the dog, which is painful for Lu. 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. While Pit Bulls are not good guard dogs because they just love people so much, they may intercede if someone threatens “their” humans. He’ll tell you! ESPECIALLY when they have NO trouble offending us as owners. he is shy at first when meeting people but loves everyone he has come into contact with. Most pit bulls … Because of the negative media that pits get, my husband would never agree to get one. In reply to We just got a pit bull mix by HarryPotter. They are the most loving and affectionate dogs we've had. Let me try to answer that question. When I pulled up, sure enough it was a dog. I bet they will. I bought a new dog primarily to keep my 60yro mother company at home as she has always had a dog companion for the past 20 years. 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. If you are not very sure of your dog’s reaction, they must be leashed in … Shes a 70lb big baby. You have very accurately identified the characteristics of this breed that make responsibile pit bull owners so proud of their dogs. Every dog, no matter the breed, is an individual with unique and valuable qualities. They smile with the love that is given them, eager to share with the world the love they receive. trickster! Basically I'm saying a good trainer is your answer!!!!! 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. It makes me so sad to see how misunderstood the breed is. Mar 28, 2018 - Pitbull's are the best Family dogs . That is a funny story. My dad was a breeder. all these idiots saying that the breed is bad just needs to look past a newspaper and open their eyes. He is about a year old. My son, like many people got him as a "status symbol" thinking he would have the toughest dog on the blockl What a hoot! Everytime I tell someone that I own a pit they say o my gosh your brave arent you afraid that it will attack you or someone else? If i didn't have small children i would have adopted an older dog. not mine! They even feed him treats they think we are not looking. I got two of my own and thay are great!!! Other than that, most Pit Bulls are sweet and loyal to their owner and children. :}, I have always been very scared of this breed, my oldest daughter has one and I would never allow her to bring to the house. they make me laugh more than anything :], In reply to Wow! She didnt listen, she apparently thought it was doggie day care!. I just had a baby boy and I was so nervous that my Airainne was going to be jelous over my new baby. I want to try and do my best to dispel that myth and explain why pit bulls make the best dog breed for kids. He knows not to go out of my yard even if gate is open. the horse didnt see her and stepped on her foot. He is a amazing dog. I dont want hime to turn into a biter, In reply to After the death of my last by Roxas. I took by CLBoyle. 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. While they will be naturally protective of their family and their property, because pitbulls are so people-orientated they do not make good guard dogs. I cant wait to go home to see her lying there on the couch waiting desperatley to drown me in kisses some more. and the ones that aren't were not people aggressive. My husband had 36 hrs to bond with "Potter". Its best to get a kitten, pits will lick their heads and adult cats get annoyed with the constant attention. But I also have had so many comments & looks. Mine would definetly DROWN an intruder before biting them!!! In reply to wish i could have mine be by oblivium18. The vet says he is about a year old but they don't have a history on him. 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! I have a six pack of pits all live together and are very well behaved. Come to find out he is deaf. I have had Pittys for 25 years, they are the loves of my life and I will always have one. So to those ignorant people who still discriminate the breed, this video is for you! He was the reason that I fell in love with this wonderful breed!! She came in as a stray but was obviously a breeder dog bc of how her nipples hang; the vet tech said they'll never go back to normal, and she looks like a little cow. When it couldn't get out it went and woke up it's parents to get them all out safely. He sleeps snugged up against me every night and thinks he's a lap dog. Sometimes presented as a negative trait, the fact that pitbulls have a high pain tolerance makes them exceptional family dogs. and adopted dog can be as loving as any dog but i felt that i wasn't a skilled enough handler to raise an emotinally damaged dog. We saw a man walking toward the parking lot carrying fishing pools, and my husband casually asked him if the fish were biting. 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. The ones that turn their noses up at my pups and the ones that drop to their knees to lavish love on my SWEET puppies!!! Nobody claimed him, well I guess somebody did. My LL is a 4 year old female, and has been socialized out the wazoo. I am appalled at some people and there ignorance regarding put bulls. He had a good face washing. I worked at the town library and we have a Paws to Read program, and the dog that comes to visit for the kids to read to is a rescued pit bull. I almost think it's better to adopt an older dog if you have kids just because when you buy a puppy, you dont really know what their temperament will be untill they grow up (you can get an idea by their parents but you dont know for sure). 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!! He tolerates being used as a pillow well though. My Rocks - loves her human baby sister...Bella gets upset at Rocks for licking her like crazy - she tells her to sit and Rocks obeys her...Bella is only 5. I have an amazing trainer. she wouldnt even hurt a fly she'd lick it lol. case in point, all the michael vick dogs...they certainly weren't trained properly and more then half of them are in loving family homes with other dogs and children. Passed everything else with flying colors. She is by far the best dog I've ever had. He is so sweet but hasn't barked or wagged his tail. They are great dogs, and the pain tolerance is great, or would be if Lu didn't have displasia as well. First, there are few vintage images of Pit Bull type dogs … Pitbulls are not aloof – they like to remind you regularly of how they feel about you, and in general this means a lot of tail wagging and kissing. He had his first set of shots and stuff at the vet and he is totally in excellent health. I put him in the back of my car not sure what I was going to do with him. The same goes if you have children and you don’t want them to be a regular target for face washes. pain tolerence should never be an issue when purchasing a dog. Anyway, Chloe is an example of a larger problem with our dog culture. Now she is still a wonderful dog, gets along with every living thing, but unfortunately has always a little bit shy (hence all the socialization!!) WE HAD A PIT FOR 17 YEARS. What can we do as a family to fix this problem?? He already has proven how loyal and lovable he is. i was attracted to the breed partcially because it had a bad rep. i want to know more. 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. This is a well written article. A pitbull will always do it’s best to make you happy, as long as you are clear about what you expect from them. HE DOES NOT STOP.If you tell him NO he gets more excited and barks back at ya. She took so much from my daughter, even though she barely knew her, and is now her best friend. my mom and aunt had to pull her off of me. It also warms my heart to see there are people out there that don't judge and discriminate just because of a few incidents. I am adopting a 2 year old pit from the local humane society.. she has been there longer than any other dog bc people apparently think she's not "cute" like they're looking for. She chews up all her toys fast too. for the most part THEY ARE ALWAYS PEOPLE FRIENDLY! If your dog is threatening to people and other dogs, we must ask you to wait away from the patrons and their pets. The stubborness can take a bit to get used to, my boy likes to roll over on his back when he does not want to follow directions and will become dead weight. 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! All you see is this big head and tongue. I have a 1 year old pitbull named jewel and she is the best dog you could ever ask for. I have a pitbull and i think that pits are highly mistaken for the devil dog but once you get to research the dog and the real behavior of them not the behavior of the owners you will take everything back about whatever you said about them. 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. All the kisses i get when i get home from work and the 70 lb lap dog x 2 when there is a small clap of thunder is totally worth it. I will tell anyone these dogs do need you to raise them just like your children and show them who is in charge. thats so true about the stubborn part. Something else I want to point out; Pits love cats, I always have a cat for each dog that we adopt. I was raised with pits. :). They are said to have a friendly temperament and is remarked for being attached to their owners. Have a friend with and English Mastiff who loves to kiss too. I bought an american staffordshire terrier a few months ago. 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. Both of my dogs are scared of my cat and thunderstorms and tucks their tail when they get in trouble. He was the star of the vet clinic that day. At home, it is my mother and myself. Pit Bull, the Nanny dog myth. My pitbull has had hers for about a month and it's still in good shape. I would have no problem saying "as long as they are" about any other breed. He was the happiest, liveliest dog I had ever seen, and as a youngster we had many dogs. They do kiss ALOT, I always joke that its not a pit, its a Spitbull. I do not condone fighting our dogs but I do give the breeders from way back when the credit for the dogs we have today. If anyone is reading this article and thinking about adopting a pitbull do it. I don't think saying that a pit has a high tolerance for pain is a good reason for owning one. She said that since he's a pit that they would give him a week then put him to sleep. bad stupid people made pittbulls reputation the way it is today. SHE IS A GOOD SIZE ABOUT 70# WE LOVE HER SO MUCH. that's why we'll probly never own any other breed and why we'll probly stick with rescues. In general corn products are hard to digest and wheat is an allergen to many dogs. They do not, however, need a lot of care. Oh this is so true about the licking part. 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. For this reason it is a good idea to avoid dog parks and play areas with your Pitbull. Everyone in my family loves her and no one regrets letting me keep her, my buddy has since moved back up and he now has an ABT and a blue nose, we babysit them on the regular. We're big GDS fans, and my husband was tough to convince about how great pits are, but we just adopted our first pit (9 month old pup we named Dexter) and he immediately settled in and everyone love him. He followed me everywhere. 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. Almost like he was saying thank you. Well for some people it can be a good thing. 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