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Forum: Training & Behavior

Training techniques, discipline and behavioral issues with pit bull dogs

  1. Keeping your dogs quiet

    Hello, I am currently raising the first litter I bred and these pups are loud and abnoxious as hell lol. They don't like being confined so when I put them up in their kennel they start crying bloody murder or when they see me taking another dog out they also start whining. I have searched...

    Started by elviejon01‎, Today 04:25 AM
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    Today, 10:08 AM Go to last post
  2. Spoiled dog ?

    IS there such thing , my dog is kind of house dog and get alot of treat etc ... HE basicly just want to run after small game , looking for mouse and play the boomer ball , he have no interest in slatmill , weightpull, springpole . Is there any way to get his energy at what i want , instead of...

    Started by edgar86‎, 02-13-2016 09:41 PM
    • Replies: 17
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    04-30-2016, 04:47 PM Go to last post
  3. 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
    • Replies: 5
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    03-30-2016, 03:46 PM Go to last post
  4. Why the Latest Cesar Millan Incident Isn’t Just About a Pig

    Why the Latest Cesar Millan Incident Isn’t Just About a Pig If you’re involved in the dog world in any way, chances are you’ve heard about the latest incident involving Cesar Millan. In a nutshell, on National Geographic’s “Cesar 911,” a dog named Simon who was a known pig killer was brought to...

    Started by Vicki‎, 03-16-2016 04:15 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    03-18-2016, 10:49 AM Go to last post
  5. Barkers ?

    Just wanted to know if anyone uses bark collars for bark control. Got one that no matter what, will bark all day if I don't just give in. Never really had this issue as there dogs and they speak their own way....but damn she can bark....anyways if you're using them could you give me a good brand...

    Started by Thunder98‎, 03-13-2016 05:26 AM
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    03-14-2016, 02:57 PM Go to last post
  6. The Threat of Stillness

    Source: The Threat of Stillness | Wilde About Dogs I recently observed a temperament test being conducted to determine whether a dog was aggressive toward other dogs. The dog in question was a large, strong breed, and there was much concern because of his past history. As I watched, it became...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-16-2016 03:29 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    01-18-2016, 12:00 PM Go to last post
  7. Changes in Behavior During Adolesence

    Anyone notice a change in their dogs behavior when they started to come into adolescence around 2 years old? My dog has been making subtle growls and lifting up her lip in certain scenarios (HA). She has never done this before.

    Started by Stella0829‎, 12-22-2015 01:12 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    01-18-2016, 11:46 AM Go to last post
  8. Class teaches dogs to stay away from rattlesnakes

    Class teaches dogs to stay away from rattlesnakes Posted 9:04 pm, January 14, 2016, by Ashley Michels DENVER -- Every year, dozens of dogs get bitten by rattlesnakes along Colorado’s Front Range. Bites can costs owners thousands of dollars in veterinarian bills and sometimes cost their pets’...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-15-2016 05:57 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    01-15-2016, 05:57 PM Go to last post
  9. Mill keeps

    Here's a video of Robert Lemm ("the mill maker") and his mill keep(2 hour long video). Please feel free to post any mill keeps or mill keep vids. You have. ROBERT LEMM (KEEP) - YouTube

    Started by war machine‎, 01-15-2016 04:41 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    01-15-2016, 11:45 AM Go to last post
  10. Fun tricks to teach

    Since APBT are working dogs, I think that when I have given my dog a job it has allowed them to burn off some serious mental energy. I have taught her how to ride a skateboard and that was really fun for her. Anyone have any suggestions on tricks/jobs to give these dogs as an average joe without a...

    Started by Stella0829‎, 11-19-2015 07:51 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    11-28-2015, 06:44 AM Go to last post
  11. Jude the mix breed dog

    Hello everyone I have a question I have a dog named Jude who is 11 months to a year old he is very sweet with people and some dogs, but when challenged he shows his gameness but is easily called when I tell him to. I would like to know what he is mixed with I thing English bulldog and something...

    Started by Thepitmaster‎, 11-16-2015 02:38 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 434
    11-28-2015, 12:12 AM Go to last post
  12. My Pitbullnibbles and lightly bites when I get playful with him

    Hey I am new to the forum, would like to say hi to everybody, this is my very first post. I recently was left with a 1 year old pitbull by a friend (dog is mine now) poorly trained dog no discipline, not aggressive towards people at all. When I had it last year before I kept it permanently it...

    Started by King Rebel‎, 08-18-2015 08:37 PM
    • Replies: 11
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    10-15-2015, 03:23 PM Go to last post
  13. conditioning non pit bull dogs and pictures of such dogs.

    i am planning to condition my $#@! (non-pit, but already very muscular naturally), but i honestly don't know where to start. we''ve had a few ideas. -weighted backpack -pulling weights uphill -fetch up and downhill -carpet mill (know any cheap ones???) -bikejoring - hopefully swimming ...

    Started by bluedoglover‎, 04-10-2015 05:46 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,529
    08-27-2015, 12:00 PM Go to last post
  14. vietnam kennels war keep !

    Does anyone have or know where i Can find this keep ? i use to have it But i seem to have lost it... So if any Body has it and would be willing to Post it here or a link to where i can Get it. It would be very appreciated ! Thanks in advance... Nmdogs

    Started by nmdogs‎, 08-11-2015 10:07 PM
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    08-17-2015, 02:11 PM Go to last post
  15. Fast twitch slow twitch muscles

    Thought id contribute some info for people trying to get their dog in their most optimal condition Maintaining Balance in Canine Muscular Development Fast-Twitch, Slow-Twitch, Red Fish, Blue Fish : The Optimal Dog

    Started by wicked13‎, 07-31-2015 10:53 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    08-01-2015, 09:32 PM Go to last post
  16. Leveraging prey drive for conditioning

    Working with two family dogs as of late. 1st is a WL GS. Nice girl - impressive frisbee/ball player, tugger and will go for virtually any object attached to a flirt pole or the tree branch spring pole I made. 2nd project is the new girl (avatar). Confident and playful, but virtually zero...

    Started by GK1‎, 07-20-2015 02:12 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,068
    07-20-2015, 11:11 PM Go to last post
  17. Conditioning in the summer

    Hello togehter, how you train your dogs when its very hot? you wat until night or mornig or what u do? thanks

    Started by pohl78‎, 07-01-2015 10:29 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,711
    07-16-2015, 05:05 PM Go to last post
  18. my pregnant game $#@!

    i have a game female she is so dog aggresive now she is pregnant and i`m worry about her behaviour to her pups because i don`t have experience with her. should i be careful by her to doesn`t hurt her pup`s ???

    Started by pepe8397‎, 07-03-2015 01:01 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 521
    07-03-2015, 01:32 PM Go to last post
  19. Thumbs up THE GAME TEST(From Corvinolover enjoy)

    The Game Test Heres a article written about Game testing your dog. In my opinion, the Game Test is a very important part of breeding and matching gamedogs. I think that the purpose of the game test is misunderstood by many dogmen. I also think that a lot of poor advice has been written about...

    Started by Corvinolover‎, 01-02-2013 05:00 PM
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    game test, pre match training, rolling
    • Replies: 26
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    07-01-2015, 01:50 PM Go to last post
  20. Jack Meek's Keep

    The views and opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect those of the posters nor the forum owners. The posters nor the forum owners either promote or condone any violation of the Animal Welfare Act of 1976, or any other local, state and/or federal law. Posts herein should strictly be...

    Started by Vicki‎, 06-20-2015 06:53 PM
    jack meek, training conditioning
    • Replies: 1
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    06-24-2015, 10:46 AM Go to last post
  21. Methods for Strength Training during Keep

    Hi Was wandering what different methods you use for strength training. I'm aware of the following; 1. Carpet Mill 2. Weight Collar 3. Drag chain during walk 4. Weighted Harness How do you get the dog to work as hard/intensity as he does on a carpet mill, with the other 3? Do you add more...

    Started by budgee‎, 04-06-2015 04:40 AM
    • Replies: 16
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    06-12-2015, 09:35 AM Go to last post
  22. Mitigating unwanted dog aggression...

    This pic makes me smile. My two girls during a closely monitored introduction at the watering hole, after a little exercise and some obedience work. Tense at first, but soon diffused. Not a bad start. The GSD has high prey drive and a history of violence toward other dogs, including big...

    Started by GK1‎, 06-04-2015 04:16 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    06-04-2015, 04:16 PM Go to last post
  23. Weight pull training regime

    I'm seeking to train my dog Max to compete in WP. I'm new to the sport and have been training him via treadmill, chain dragging, and I recently got a drag sled for him. I have my own training regime set up right now where he's on the treadmill for 25-30min then we do a nice 30min session with a...

    Started by Insanity‎, 05-14-2015 07:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    05-14-2015, 07:37 PM Go to last post
  24. Instructions for WP cart

    Hello! I was wondering if someone here might have any instructions on how to build a weight pull cart. I'm looking for something to use on carpet.

    Started by Insanity‎, 05-02-2015 12:04 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    05-06-2015, 05:15 AM Go to last post
  25. Fear Agression - Any tips?

    Hey Everyone, My name is Kaitlyn and I'm new to this site. I have a 1 year old female American Bull dog/Pit Bull/ Dalmatian Mix. She has always been very shy and timid. Her confidence level is low. But I have been working with her for about three months now. She is improving drastically with...

    Started by kait_e36‎, 04-19-2013 02:39 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    04-17-2015, 05:00 AM Go to last post
  26. Question regarding using a Spring Pole

    My American Pitbull Terrrer is just over 3 years old "Male". I have seen that he does posses some drive it's taken me a lot of training to stop him from getting cats He still goes for them especially if I am not watching. So I used disc catching to change up his catch instincts. I have been...

    Started by safesinger‎, 04-12-2015 01:35 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,207
    04-13-2015, 07:17 PM Go to last post
  27. Weird aggression!! need help

    Hi, I have 2 dogs, one is a 5 year old beagle terrier mix(male) and the other is a 1 year old APBT(female). Both fixed. But lately the weirdest thing has been happening. Once i feed the dogs, after they finish eating, the female will go over to my male beagle and she will sniff his face, couple...

    Started by Pitbullmia‎, 03-04-2013 01:35 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    03-22-2015, 02:00 AM Go to last post
  28. 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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    03-16-2015, 08:21 PM Go to last post
  29. 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 08:42 PM
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    03-10-2015, 01:01 PM Go to last post
  30. Advice on a bandog bandogge

    Hello, Im thinking about getting a new pup soon, i have owned and sheltered diffrent breeds as apbt, ambulldog, ebt, amstaff, dogo argentino. My ebt is getting old and deaf, and it will not be a matter of years before i will lose him.:( I love apbt but these guys are not as good for guard...

    Started by Inkman‎, 12-08-2014 01:31 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 905
    03-10-2015, 12:56 PM Go to last post

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