There are two types of dog breeds that are responsible for the majority of deadly canine attacks in the U.S. These are Pit Bulls and Rottweilers. Over the last three years, Rottweilers were responsible for approximately 12 deaths while Pit Bulls were responsible for about 52 deaths – this is according to information provided by … Read morePitbull Rottweiler Mix Puppies
All dogs are predisposed to certain behaviors specific to their breed. Pit bulls are no different. Puppies are adorably cute, playful, and seem very typical of a generic puppy. But pit bull puppies do play differently. Even at 7 weeks, you will notice that the pit bull puppy in with lab puppies will rule the roost. … Read moreAre Babies & Pitbulls a Good Mix?
What happens if you cross a Doberman with a Pit Bull? Best way to describe it, would be to get to know some basic characteristics of both breeds. What are dobies known for? Doberman dogs are known for their graceful beauty, loyalty and as one of the smartest breed of dogs in the world. Doberman … Read moreIs Doberman With Pitbull Mix Possible?
This “sport” is disgusting and so cruel that it makes my blood boil just thinking about it. However, rather than ignore that dogfighting does occur, I decided to research it, so that those interested in the breed can truly know what some vile criminals will do with their dogs and help stop this horrendous act. … Read moreUnderground Dog Fights
In Dumb & Dumber Harry tells a story how they cross bred a Bull Dog and a Shih Tzu… and the result was Bull S**t… Joking aside- Pitsky is a real deal as this is how a cross between a Pit Bull and a Husky is called. The temperament of these dogs may vary, however one thing … Read morePitsky – a cross between Pit Bull & Husky
Rabies – This is the most feared disease of people as it is incurable and fatal once symptoms are shown. This virus is passed from animal to animal through saliva (i.e. scratches, bites, licks on broken skin or mucous membranes). The most common transmission involving domestic pet dogs is when the dog encounters a rabid … Read moreMajor Diseases
Just as all dogs, pit bull breeds come with defective genes that may cause genetic or hereditary diseases. In general, the top of the list are: Deafness, chronic hip dysplasia, compulsive tail-chasing, patellar luxation, cancer, and atopic dermatitis. Pit Bull Health Concerns: Deafness – It is not life threatening but can cause problems. Usually complete … Read moreHealth Issues
Don’t pit bulls have locking jaws? Absolutely not!!! This myth is perpetuated by many things. First, pit bulls are known in history for being fighters, and for bullbaiting, both of which require incredible bite strength and the drive to hold on. Over the years, this trait has not been bred out because it poses no … Read moreMost Common Pit Misconceptions
Spring pole This is a hanging pole made for tugging and swinging. Great entertainment for dogs by themselves. It really works for pit bulls whose jaw muscles are incredibly strong. But many other muscle groups are used as well so it can be quite strenuous. For safety reasons, back legs should be able to touch … Read moreToys And Exercise
No matter what form of training you want to involve your pit in, the best method is to use positive reinforcement. Pits are food oriented, so making a reward food, makes them think they are playing a game and winning. Disciplining or yelling at a pit bull when he/she does not do what is directed … Read moreTraining Tips