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  1. pitbull behavior
    There is an elderly man who is trying to re-home his 14 month old Razor's Edge Pit Bull. He hasn't had a lot of socialization due to the man's health, which worries me. I plan on taking the dog on vacations and other trips with me, but was wondering if 14 months is too old for socialization...
  2. General Discussion
    Is one day a week good enough? This little guy is super high energy, older dogs were like chill little guy know your place. Younger dogs were cool but he was not settling down in his class, should I try to drain his energy than head to the class? Thoughts?
  3. General Discussion
    Right now at 14 weeks Avalanche is all "OMG" about everything. Dogs,cats etc. Ive only had him a day but plan on socializing him a lot. Not just with dogs cats people. But my family rides 4-wheelers every weekend in the summer(also do tons of camping) but when summer comes around Avalanche will...
  4. General Discussion
    Okay. We have a 14 year-old female shepherd mix, who has never been into other dogs; she MUCH rather prefers human interaction, and by far the most submissive dog I have ever owned/come across. We recently got Rambo an APBT. Rambo is ten weeks on Monday and we've had him since a little over...
  5. General Discussion
    Hello all! I am new to this forum. I adopted a 7 month old black and white pit bull about two and a half weeks ago from the local humane society. I chose him because he has a white mark on his chest and I have a white birth mark on my neck so I felt like we were meant for one another. :) I...
  6. pitbull behavior
    Hello everyone/ especially those located in the Metro Detroit area, As a new owner of a mixed bully, I want to create a more comfortable environment for my family. They have a negative impression of the breed & Langston already shows great so I alizarin among the people that have already met...
  7. pitbull behavior
    hi, i'm new to the forum. I have an 8 month old pitbull. She is spayed. I have spent a lot of time trying to socialize and train my dog. I literally take her everywhere with me that we can go. She is very well trained in controlled environments and she is the most loveable, calm and well-behaved...
  8. pitbull behavior
    Rocky seems to only react to the other dogs around us when they initiate the first bark or jump or lunge. Some people have recommended the prong choke collar as a way to train him to become better on the leash as well as listen when I tell him to stop or heal or sit. I'm jut worried it'll hurt...
  9. General Discussion
    oh i'm going to try and find a way to keep this short but then again i am not entirely sure i can. So, please bear with me. I adopted Coco in April from a lady who rescued her and did not have the means to take care of her and this girls parents were going to take coco to the pound. So Cal...
  10. General Discussion
    Good read: http://www.adbadog.com/uploads/About%20ADBA%20pics/The%20Importance%20of%20Early%20Puppy%20Socialization%202.pdf Courtesy of the ADBA website.
  11. General Discussion
    Hi there. My name is Brittney and this is my first time in these forums and I wanted an opinion. I also apologize if this has been discussed before. I used the search feature and found a similar piece but it didn’t really cover what I am curious about in particular. I’d like to think of myself...
  12. General Discussion
    So if someone has a pup who you know wasn't socialized properly during the first few months of its life for one reason (ex. left with the breeder for the first few months of it's life) or another (not mistreated) but it was well bred from great lines/bloodlines. How then do you determine if it...
  13. General Discussion
    Looking for Feed Back on the Title (Please don't tell me Not to leave my dog's Unattended, lol) When I'm in the backyard Diamond, (12 wks)Barks at People that Pass by or make noises out in front of the house. Crush (11 wks) hears or See's People and wants to get to them, he Wages his Tail so...
  14. General Discussion
    So after my posting about the first vet visit, I was told that I should contact a more pitbull aware trainer... I'm currently in the process of doing so. If anyone would like to help me, please chip in...I'm in Kentucky. I'm not afraid to travel but would prefer something close. Currently...
  15. Obedience Training
    This weekend at a local pet store they are having a socialization class for owner and puppy. I want my puppy (2 months old) to be well socialized, but I do have some concerns. She has met other dogs before and she loves them (no biting just tail waging). I'm concerned of another puppy starting...
  16. General Discussion
    Hey everyone, I'm having trouble with a decision/dilemma/question right now regarding socializing Whitman. Quick background, I rescued him at 8 weeks and he's 9 months now. When I got him, I was always bringing him to my girlfriend's house where she has an older female dog (about 7yrs) and 3...
  17. Obedience Training
    Tonight i tried to socialize Sonny,i ran and played with him for almost 2 hrs to tire him out he was obedient at commands but when my nephews husky would pass by he would stand and stare him down. i tried walking parallel but he would still try to go towards the husky. we walked to the park...
  18. General Discussion
    Hey everyone. My girlfriend and I found our puppy in a parking lot at about 2 weeks old (we think). He's growing normally and is a very happy and energetic puppy. My only concern is about him being around other dogs. I had read in the stickies in the obedience section that socialization is a...
  19. Obedience Training
    What do I look for in a puppy socialization class? Ive been told to stay away from the PetCos and PetSmarts.
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