Malli wrote:I'll start, though I'm sure people will have more to add...
Choose your dog's playmates carefully(NEVER go to offleash dog parks), and avoid putting him in situations with dogs that are "rude" in their behavior towards him (if the dog comes across to you as being pushy, obnoxious, snarky or short tempered, or has an "in your face" attitude, take your dog away from that situation).
Make sure that you use a "Nothing In Life Is Free" type approach and that your dog is well trained. Training helps teach a dog to work with you and will help show a dog that you are able to handle life situations.
Marykins wrote:One of the posts that I read said that if you have a pitbull you will have to deal with dog aggression at some point in their life.
Marykins wrote:I wanted to know if this applies mainly to the male dogs?
Marykins wrote:Is there anything we (as owners) can do to be ahead of the game?
pitbullmamaliz wrote:Most of us have bullies, Jody. And lots of dogs are drawn to frightened dogs in a negative way.
ArtGypsy wrote:I was really worried about once she told me on Wed. that she didn't worry about Dar, and just let him out and play with the other dogs.
ArtGypsy wrote:I told her then that i had real concerns with that, because even if Dar had never shown ANY DA at her place, all it would take would be ONE time of a snarky dog jumping on him, and there'd be a tragedy.
ArtGypsy wrote:My dog is a bully
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