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Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Master S.M.C, Feb 18, 2009.
I would like to see any pitbull terriers, I'm interested in get some. How are they are pets.
I dont have any pics but my brother had one . It was the nicest dog . I was in the 4th grade at the time . I would come home and go in thte back yard to do my home work at the picnic table well sisco would jump up on the table and lie down facing me and just watch me do my home work he would try and play with my pencil as i wrote . He was such a nice dog . I want to get one of my own dome time soon !!
My mom has one. She got him when he was 9 months. He had been on the streets. A lot of people in my city have them.
They are smart dogs and respond to how they are treated, handled and raised. They are definitely not a breed for a first time dog owner.
Need constant exercise. A fenced yard. Are prone to "knee" displacements and, later in life kidney and liver failure.
we have a 12 yo we have had since he was 8 weeks old very good dog the best we ever had. he was just diagnosed with cancer and will not be with us much longer his name is shotgun.
We have a half Pitt Mutt. He's awesome.
Full bred Pitts can be dog agressive but are great dogs if raised correctly.
They have gotten a bad rep thanks to animal abusers.
We've had many of them....mostly VERY good dogs. Some a little hyper, need exercise. This is our current resident bulldog, Blue. He'd be a couch potato if allowed, it's a huge source of contention between Blue and my husband, Pokey.
He's good natured, not the brightest beast we've ever had. Pits tend to be dog agressive, people friendly. Blue isn't dog aggressive at all. We've had him around our cat, other dogs, and since we got him have gotten a kitten, 3 puppies and our chickens. He understands who lives here and who doesn't, because he will chase off cats other than ours.
We took him in for a girl whose husband left her and two kids with no means of support. She had to get an apartment, and shelters wouldn't take him to adopt him out. They told her that they euthanize pits rather than place them...too much liability. Took him in to keep him from having to be put down simply because he's a pit. If I can ever find a good home for him, I will rehome him. We would love to only have small dogs that we can take with us when we go somewhere.
For some reason, he is TERRIFIED of flash lights and cameras, so only have long distance pictures of him.
we've had some through our kennel facility at the school I went to and some of them were great. The males were anyway. so cute and so affectionate and so well mannered. As pets they're best for tough owners and small children.
They're actually recommended over Labs for households with small children due to their 'toughness'. A lab may snap at a small child playing rough but that generally doesn't bother the pit.
I'm all for good, responsible owners that are experienced enough to handle this breed, wanting to own them. I'd love to have a couple, but I'm too much of a softie with my dogs and right now I'm posturing for an Irish Wolfhound.
My son raised them and they are great dogs, I really did not want one but when he was transferred to Peterson, he could not take Miss Mia with him, so mama got her . Nowafter9-10 years she is like my baby, she watches over DH all the time esp since he is almost deaf and we have so many snakes.They are exceptionally smart dogs and the main thing they want to do is please their owner. If your not planning on keeping the dog as a VERY close part of the family I would suggest another breed as pitts need lots of love and attention, but they also give much love and attention. If you do get one Please don't chain it up, and just fed and weater them. just get another breed marrie
We got pit cross, all the dogs here roam free with our sheep, goat, pig, chickens and ducks. Boy is 13, he's the black and white one.
I had pitbulls then I was younger. So then my husband said he like them we got a female she is 7 now and we have she daughter and her grandson and her great grandson now. I will always have some. One of the males is my baby he goes in the chicken yard all the time. They all love my daughter that is 10 she help feed and care for them.... De