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Training techniques, discipline and behavioral issues with pit bull dogs

  1. 9 week old puppy man biter...

    I have a 9 week old puppy (game bred) who constantly bites people really hard and does not let go.. What should I do? From all apbt I've owned I never had to deal with this issue.. Can someone give me advice please, it would be highly appreciated.

    Started by XHitta‎, 03-29-2014 10:17 PM
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  2. Help Please new to pitbulls

    My pitbull is 14 months I got him at 9 months he was afraid of me now he let me pet him but he's scared. He never barks and afraid of people hides behind me when people approach. He ripped my doors apart (2), ate 4 tennis balls,.. Now he sits lay but won't do anything else. It's hard to keep...

    Started by Chicago damu‎, 02-26-2014 12:53 AM
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    03-06-2014, 02:56 PM Go to last post
  3. An Off Leash Dog Ruined My Life: A Service Dog's Story

    From the blog: notes from a dog walker An Off Leash Dog Ruined My Life: A Service Dog’s Story by Jessica Dolce on January 4, 2012 Service Dogs need space to work. But they’re not getting it from us. Turns out, off leash dogs and dogs on retractable leashes, not to mention humans with no...

    Started by Vicki‎, 03-05-2014 10:32 AM
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    03-05-2014, 10:32 AM Go to last post
  4. Kennel crapers

    OVER THE YEARS,I HAVE COME ACROSS THE ODD ONE,A NIGHT-MARE...CONSTANT LAZY F"$%ER,WHO KEEP'S "CRAPING/PEEING", IN HIS/HER KENNEL...NO MATTER WAT YA DO...I HAVE TRIED A SMALLER BOX WITH SOME RESULTS.....BUT ANY SUGGESTIONS FROM OLD+NEW WELLCOME....???????????????????:dogkiss:

    Started by BLUE8BULL‎, 02-21-2014 06:00 AM
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    03-01-2014, 11:34 PM Go to last post
  5. 10 things your dog trainer won't tell you

    The following are some things your dog trainer may hesitate you tell you, or may have to put into nicer words, but in most cases you should know: 1. Many of your dogs so-called “issues” are actually caused by you. While many owners realize this right off the bat, others tend to blame their dog...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-24-2014 07:56 AM
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    02-24-2014, 07:56 AM Go to last post
  6. How to Survive Your Dog's Arousal Biting

    Source: How to Survive Your Dog's Arousal Biting - Whole Dog Journal Article You’re frustrated with your dog. Maybe even a little frightened of him. Since puppyhood he’s been a happy and loving companion, star of his puppy training class, soaking up new experiences without turning a hair. You...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-23-2014 12:09 PM
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    02-23-2014, 12:09 PM Go to last post
  7. Dog Brains Process Voices & Emotions Just Like Humans, Study Finds

    You may snicker when you see dog owners talk to their pets as though they were human or view YouTube videos of dogs supposedly speaking English back to their owners, saying words like “banana” and “I love you.” And with good reason: although dogs have the capacity to understand more than 100 words,...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-21-2014 12:25 PM
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    02-21-2014, 12:25 PM Go to last post
  8. How do I train my dog to ignore other dogs on walks?

    The only problem I have with my dog is that she gets too excited when he sees other dogs. If I can solve this problem, she will be perfect. Whenever we go on walks or Petsmart, and she sees other dogs right? So then she starts to pull on his leash desperately trying to get to the dog although...

    Started by JAY_TEE_PEE‎, 02-18-2014 07:42 PM
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    02-20-2014, 09:12 PM Go to last post
  9. is this situation curable

    if my dog is in a tug of war competion with my buddies the whole time hes growling loud and refuses to let me come near him with the breaking stick then when he wins (most of the time ) he wont let anyone have the rope for awhile he does ahave a food aggression problem too im working on (i am hand...

    Started by Jacob‎, 01-08-2014 02:58 AM
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    02-18-2014, 12:20 AM Go to last post
  10. Pitbull 9 weeks old

    Ok so I got a 9 week old American pitbull terrier. She is very friendly and likes to sit in your lap and sleep. She loves people and doesn't seem to really bother any of the other puppies at puppy playtime. I also have a 9 year old chinese crested and he hates her he just barks and snaps at her....

    Started by Bre92‎, 01-26-2014 05:08 PM
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    02-15-2014, 01:28 PM Go to last post
  11. Problem with Dog behaviors

    If your dog has a behavior like being AGGRESSIVE -EXCESSIVE BARKING - HYPERACTIVITY - FEARFULNESS - DISOBEDIENCE - CHEWING, MOUTHING, STEALING - TOILETING -SELECTIVE HEARING - UNPREDICTABLE - SEPARATION ANXIETY

    Started by josephciriaco113‎, 12-10-2013 11:22 PM
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    02-11-2014, 07:03 AM Go to last post
  12. Is 8 months ok for a training collar?

    I rescued my red nose a month ago, the shelter said he was approximately 7 months old which makes him about 8. Is it ok to start with a weighted collar at this point? I want it for both building a little muscle but also tiring this active pup out. I've read that under a year you still want to be...

    Started by Ju_13‎, 02-03-2014 09:59 AM
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    02-06-2014, 12:19 PM Go to last post
  13. indoor freestanding apartment springpole mystery solved

    so i finally figured out how to get a springpole in my apartment without damaging anything that could jeopardize my deposit, its a A frame swingset styled springpole in my dining area (i dont have a dining room table, and usually eat at my computer desk, so it was perfect use of the space) ...

    Started by nerotxc‎, 01-27-2014 09:11 PM
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    01-28-2014, 10:19 AM Go to last post
  14. Too cold outside to poop?

    I live in Minnesota. The last few days have been rather cold. Before bed I take her out and she'll pee but not poop. The thing is she hasn't pooped her kennel yet or if she's sleeping with me on the bed or on the floor yet. Anyone have any tips? She does poop regularly during the day it seems.... ...

    Started by miathepitsky‎, 01-24-2014 10:14 PM
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    01-26-2014, 02:02 AM Go to last post
  15. Post How to get your pup interested in playing with the rope pole?

    I've got a three month old pit and he's not interested in pulling rope, chasing balls ect. I spend a lot of time with him trying to get him to play but he's just not interested. Any ideas/tips?

    Started by APBT121‎, 06-05-2013 07:39 AM
    rope pole
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    01-24-2014, 08:50 AM Go to last post
  16. Crate Training

    Hello, I am currently crate training my six month old Pitsky. I sometimes let her sleep in bed with me during the night. I was just wondering if it's a bad habit while crate training to let her or if I should stick her in the kennel at night. I've read a few places that give mixed reviews and...

    Started by miathepitsky‎, 01-21-2014 11:54 PM
    crate, husky, pitbull, pitsky, training
    • Replies: 7
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    01-22-2014, 11:44 AM Go to last post
  17. I need help with my puppy...

    I have an almost 4 month old female pitbull puppy she lost her first tooth about a week ago, when I first got her I was unemployed and I started working about two weeks after I got her. So when I was at work she would stay with my boyfriend, mind you she was like 3-4 weeks old when we got her...the...

    Started by amberclutter‎, 12-01-2013 08:36 PM
    biting, pitbull puppy
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    12-05-2013, 09:11 PM Go to last post
  18. cannibalism in dogs

    Has anyone ever experienced a yard accident where the other dog was eating?

    Started by MajorPain‎, 12-01-2013 08:18 AM
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    12-03-2013, 06:04 AM Go to last post
  19. Hit or don't hit ?

    Should u hit ur dog? I'm not sayin hurt hit just like smak on the nose n $#@! jst to tell it off .. Or when he barks spray him with a water gun haha .. I dnt see a proble some people say a dog will turn if u tell it off n not tell him off if he does bad things .. But I think a little bit of tht...

    Started by Cassa01‎, 02-20-2010 06:17 PM
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  20. Baby and dog sharing food bowl....YIKES

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011 Baby and dog sharing food bowl....YIKES To some this video may be cute. The dog and baby are "sharing" the meal. To me I see a German Shepherd who wants to be left alone. Yes, he is being polite and indicating by pulling his bowl back that he really wants to eat...

    Started by Vicki‎, 08-07-2011 06:47 PM
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    11-20-2013, 07:33 AM Go to last post
  21. Is This good execrise regime

    Devonte's Working Dog Keep 8 week keep Work Hard ,Win Hard Decide on a date you want to go too a show because this will be a 8 Week.Feeding Sexton Brothers 21% 10% fat And Chicken Monday-Tuesday -Thursday -Friday walk half mile go up and down Rub down

    Started by devonte151‎, 11-13-2013 10:15 AM
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    11-15-2013, 09:39 AM Go to last post
  22. muzzle

    yes I saw a very old thread related to this and don't want to start a thread war, just a simple question pls. 6 year old spayed female amstaff, well trained and dog socialized, played nice until around age 2 then starting showing DA. we keep her from other dogs now except for one boxer she has...

    Started by lucygail‎, 10-30-2013 12:07 PM
    dag, muzzle
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    11-10-2013, 07:22 PM Go to last post
  23. I Designed A Pit Bull Shirt For Pit Bull Moms :)

    What do you guys think of this design? more info here: Limited Edition Pit Bull Mom Tee | Teespring - Boris

    Started by bs2713‎, 11-09-2013 11:21 PM
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    11-10-2013, 08:59 AM Go to last post
  24. City dweller with DA sbt

    Hello, This is not my first time around the block with this breed but my prior bull breed dogs were not anywhere close to as dog aggressive as my 18 month un neutered swiper. I am wondering how I can work with him to chill out when he sees other 4 legged animals. At least get him to a point...

    Started by Swiper‎, 11-04-2013 04:05 AM
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    11-06-2013, 08:06 AM Go to last post
  25. Is my $#@! a pitbull mix?

    Got sold her as a presa canario mix. I dont think as she is getting older that she is. She is very bouncy and playfull. Any information on what breed anyone thinks she is would be appreciated. Thanks pics of dad there aswell. Ill upload pic of mum aswell cant see much though.

    Started by Pit lacey‎, 11-02-2013 08:04 AM
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    11-02-2013, 04:57 PM Go to last post
  26. Thumbs up Ken Allen's Keep & The A Team

    Ken Allen's Keep A GOOD KEEP Ken Allen & The A Team

    Started by Corvinolover‎, 01-02-2013 04:03 PM
    ken allen keep, match keep, match training, the a team
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    10-15-2013, 05:28 AM Go to last post
  27. Swim keep???

    I was wondering have any of you ever used one and what was the rate of success? I heard that 5 minutes of swimming a dog equals to something like 20 minutes on the mill...is there any truth to this? Thanks in advance!!!

    Started by 21 dre‎, 08-07-2012 01:21 AM
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  28. Moved: All over birkenstock celtics

    Started by whitemeron‎, 09-29-2013 05:25 AM
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  29. why does my pitbull keep taking my things into his cage?

    hey guys, im new to the forum and have a question.. My boyfriend has a 5 yr old pitbull named Jaws (hes the nicest pit in the world, constantly gets beat up by my 3 pound chiwawa and does nothing about it) and he keeps taking our stuff!! Alot of people have said he has seperation anxiety, but...

    Started by loveMyJaws‎, 09-11-2013 09:44 PM
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    09-23-2013, 03:58 AM Go to last post
  30. Help with my 9 month old pup

    Lately my female pup has been scared of every little noise.I know she's still young but i hate the fact thats she dragging my down the street once she hears somethng that scares her.If you guys know what it could be feel free to let me know please,thanks.

    Started by Willy21‎, 03-04-2013 09:42 AM
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    09-22-2013, 06:13 PM Go to last post

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