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  1. Health & Nutrition
    Hello! Our family recently adopted a 9.5 week old pittie pup from the local animal shelter. I was shocked to learn she was already spayed at 8 weeks. When I adopted her, I had no idea the health concerns that come along with early spay. But the over-researcher I am, I have learned that the loss...
  2. Obedience Training
    My 10 week old red nose pittie has some strange behaviors. I have trained dogs and dealt with problem dogs in the past. My pit/boxer mix had been a bait dog for dog fighters when I stole him and rescued him. He had a lot of issues but I was patient, and a good calm-assertive leader and didn't...
  3. Health & Nutrition
    Digger is a blue He’s 5 years old For the past 3 years we’ve been struggling with his skin. Allergy tests came back negative. Vets only wanna guess with antibiotics & steroid shots. Im exhausted with dealing with the “doctors”. Antibiotics only cleared things up for 2 weeks then it comes...
  4. Do-it-Yourself
    About a month ago I noticed one of the little dog ears on my doggie door flap had broken off and the flap was laying out on the deck. It cost as much to buy a new flap as it did to buy the new door oh, so I bought the door kit. It was such a booger to try to put in alone. I'm a 56 year old woman...
  5. Health & Nutrition
    I know everyone & their mom has brought up skin allergy issues with pits, but I need some help & everyone’s situation is a little different... so here goes. I have a super handsome 1 year old blue male pit who has some skin issues (I’m assuming allergy related). Right now they aren’t too...
  6. Health & Nutrition
    We have a 5 year old 40 lb pitbull who has been experiencing blood on her stool since July. Otherwise she is in wonderful shape and really no other symptoms. At first the consistency was fine with just a few spots of blood on the outside. Now it jumps all over from being mushy or diarrhea. Or...
  7. Health & Nutrition
    So my guy is about 1 year and 4 months old and been showing some issues what I believe is his hips. He been having trouble jumping on the couch and the bed. Sometimes after sleeping for a minute he tends to limp alittle but can weight bare completely. When he runs his gait looks different. I’m...
  8. General Discussion
    My dog has lots of bumps around her vagina and hind legs. Hair has fallen out. Also tiny bumps on top of head and various lesions around belly and front legs. Gave her a round of cephalexin and 1 month nexgard and keto-c shampoo. This is a month later and almost done with 2nd round of...
  9. Health & Nutrition
    I have a seven month old blue tri american bully and for a couple weeks now he is very flakey. Sometimes i even find little bumps on him. I feed him grain free, blue buffalo puppy food. Ive tried jax and daisy shampoo. I would like to avoid taking him to the vet, yet im at a loss. He's all i...
  10. Health & Nutrition
    Hello all, its been a while since i posted last. My little girl turned 1 year old on jan 21st. Purebred American staff brindle colored if that matters at all. About 6 months or so ago she was itching quite often and biting her nails. We took her to the vet and they said it could possibly be...
  11. pitbull behavior
    Hi All! My mother brought home a pitbull foster two years ago because the shelter was going to put him down. He's really a sweet boy, loves water and going on long walks, and is great at sensing emotions. However, Oscar is easily aroused and he handles this arousal by chewing. Oscar isn't...
  12. Pitbull Articles
    We rescued a Pit Bull in October, and he has some severe skin issues. We have spent well over $1000 at the vet, and have gone through four different types of food. He has been tested for mange twice, and treated even though it was negative both times. He has been on Prednisone, Apoquel...
  13. pitbull behavior
    Maggie, our 4-yr-old female is a sweet girl, loves her family, walks well, but we don't know her history. She is the sole dog in the house now, but the previous dog of the house, a very energetic 2-yr-old Husky female, has come to visit with a resulting dog fight. The Husky has a husky...
  14. General Discussion
    I just rescued a Pitbull named Axel from a local animal shelter. They said he?s about a year old and the sweetest dog they?ve ever met. He?s literally perfect-already house trained, knows basic commands, loving and playful; but I?ve had a couple issues with him. Firstly, he will NOT leave my...
  15. General Discussion
    Hello to all the APBT lovers out there!, I am new to this forum although I have been reading several of these posts for years now. To start with my question, I wanna give a little background information. I co-own an APBT female dog with my mother because I received her as a Christmas gift...
  16. Health & Nutrition
    I'm reading about a lot of current health issues being attributed to different ToTW varieties. It's being that dogs are not wanting to eat, showing a lot of lethargy, vomitting and diarrhea. Blood work is also showing elevated liver enzymes. Seems to be a recent issue with a lot of complaints...
  17. Health & Nutrition
    Hi, Our 11 month old blue nose has been suffering from skin problems for the past couple months. It started as a few small bumps on the back of his neck, and when we took him into the vet, he was given an antihistamine shot, and antibiotics to take at home. The problem improved slightly, but...
  18. General Discussion
    I recently got AKC registered puppy from a reputable breeder. The puppy seems to have amazing temperament: very friendly, fun and joyful personality. She was a bit over 4 months when I took her and she lived in a house only with her litter mates and her mother (no outside world socialization)...
  19. Health & Nutrition
    Hi, new to the site - so happy it exists! When my pittie plays with his sister he gets scratched really easily and then has scabs on him. Is this a skin sensitivity that anyone else has dealt with? Any suggestions on how to prevent/treat? He also has a sensitivity to wearing collars and...
  20. Health & Nutrition
    Henry is my 2 year old that was rescued so he has an unknown history. He has a ton of alergies (we had him tested), gave him the drops to help build up a tolerance and we currently feed him grain free food. Yet the poor guys is pretty much always pink, scratching and licking. This week he has...
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