I know that it sounds like a lot of work but once everyone gets use to the routine everything will just fall into place and it will seem natural. My honest answer to that question is ,I rather doubt it. Later in the video, officers step in with weapons drawn. I have to carry pepper spray with me to be able to walk down my own street. And it shouldnt have been running loose. The plural of anecdote is not fact.
I believe that any animal can be dangerous. Imagine if we had not been there what would have happen. Don't insert anything into the ear canal; just clean the outer ear. I hope your mom is ok and hope her husband is as well. The misfortune is that the information is not yet common knowledge, especially in the sense that human behavior is what leads to companion animal attacks.
While they love people, American Pit Bull Terriers are strong for their size and can be stubborn if left to their own devices. It's impossible to determine breed by appearance alone. You must always supervise all animals when they are together, never leaving them alone. It's passed down from previous generations. The Federation Cynologique Internationale currently only recognizes three breeds: the Bull Terrier, the Miniature Bull Terrier, and the Staffordshire Bull Terrier. Because owners of stigmatized breeds are more likely to have involvement in criminal or violent acts, breed correlations may have the owner's behavior as the underlying causal factor.
Congrats on the pitt puppy and I hope it all works out for your family. This is a positive place to celebrate these great companions, learn more about them, and network with other owners and dog lovers. Secondly, find yourself a reputable breeder clean set up, peaceful, well trained dogs that conform to breed standards, etc. Buddha, the big AmStaff that is my regular guest, isn't that exuberant, but when he starts licking, he won't stop easily. Unfortunately too many people obtain these dogs for the wrong reasons or have little understanding on the inherent traits this breed possesses. She is happiest being loved and she plays with my 3 year old nephew every single day without any incidents.
» Quotes : My name is Tia Maria Torres and I know about second chances. I actually had a friend tell me that her kids can not come over any more. They believe that educating a pit is like educating a shiwawa. I won't run the risk that a child might accidently grab his ear and he reacts by, god forbid, biting them. That being said I always supervise dogs when they are together and keep toys up as well as feed sepereatly.
Some people say the American Pit Bull Terrier is the same as the American Staffordshire Terrier. We had to be very careful whenever strangers approached her; such that often they thought we just did not want them to pet her -- an adorable cocker spaniel. Before you go back to being pig headed like my friends just think to yourself. My Italian Princess is true to her breed down to every last word. Because of their dog-fighting heritage, some American Pit Bull Terriers retain a tendency to be , but if they are socialized early and trained to know what behavior is expected of them, that aggression can be minimized or overcome, and many are dog- and cat-friendly. We should be building sancuary instead of digging graves.
Pit Bulls are prone to distemper and parvo, so it is important that they receive all their vaccinations before coming into contact with other dogs or going places that other dogs frequent. I will try to think of more just went running 4 miles with the dog so I am dog tired no pun intended. So please blame the owners and not the poor dog that has to live with those people that dont properly do their job as a pittie owner. I've always since I was very very little been such a huge fan of bully breeds especially pitbulls. This lab was drawing blood and left marks, bruises, all over the arms of the owner and the neighbor that came over on the episode. I was terrified of these dogs would never thought i would own one. We do not know what kind of life he had before us.
As far as the pit being designed to fight bears, the lab was designed to go after small game. A golden retriever puppy tried to bite me not mouthing, it was being agressive the only reason it didn't was because I got away quick enough. Is it the kids fault dog. I want people to understand that pitbulls are very loving and loyal. Clearly there is something they are born with that compels them to attack to the point they render their victim helpless or dead.