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  1. pitbull behavior
    Hi everyone, I currently have a 6 and a half month old male Pitbull who is terrified of water -- except from the bowl. Background: Unfortunately when he was about 2.5-3 months, I made the terrible mistake of leaving him with a playful one year old German Shepherd near a pool for a bout a...
  2. General Discussion
    If that makes any sense? There's an 80 acre lake in walking distance from my house. Every summer is spent on the lakeside for me and my family. There's also a huge dock. Needless to say, I would love for my dog to enjoy the water and love swimming/dock jumping. So, I know there's lots of...
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    I think Diego may be part fish. Can't keep him out of the water! "Mom! Ducks!" I swear it's this dog's life mission to kill a bird ... Working on his down-stay. And a goofy face from our bike ride last night. :)
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    Out at the lake. Spock Serena Xena Atreyu Bunches, Nicki and Noodle Scorch and Nicki Nicki Scorch And lastly the our new baby goat that was born to Stephanie on the 8th. It's a little buck!
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    After Schutzhund training we went to the irrigation ditch and let Siren swim. She loves the water and I have a hard time getting her out. Practicing her dock diving ;) She is really jumping in this one Barca's first time in the water and I did not even throw anything. He just saw Siren and...
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    yeah, so that didn't go over to well with poor Bruno. he sinks,he doesn't swim. I had to jump in after him,clothes on an all. I wasn't about to let him drown. Anyway. Beia LOVES to swim! I come to find out. She even jumps off docks! here's a few pics of today. DA NA NA NA NA NA BATDOG
  9. Health & Nutrition
    I tool my dog Toby for his weekly park and lake time, and noticed after I got home that he had a mild limp on his front paw. I looked up online and checked everything I read to check, all joint points and checked for cuts in the webbing of his paw and also checked the paw itself for cuts, but...
  10. General Discussion
    warm weather is around the corner and i was just wondering if your dogs like to swim? Cairo loves baths, and doesnt mind the water, but i have never actually tried to get him to swim. How would i go about introducing him to the water and SWIM? And would this be a safe idea???? I know other...
  11. Conditioning
    does anybody have any good tips on a full body workout for pitbulls,there is a slow river by my house my dogs like jumping in there to get 10-15 lbs sticks,is that safe and is it a good workout,also running my dogs like to pull me on the bike is that a good workout?i try not to let them do it to...
  12. Misc. Dog Activities
    Yesterday was really hot and Vendetta doesn't do well in the heat (she over heats) so we really couldn't play fetch, because of this I decided to take her to the lake and wear her out. The waves we huge rolling arcoss the lake. I wondered if she would even venture out to get her ball. Well this...
  13. Pictures
    Took Domino and Kratos swimming at the lake near us for an hour they never get out of the water so an hour is almost too much because they are soo tired from swimming and fetching Kratos thinks he's a alligator or something lol only comes out to return the ball lol Where'd It go...
  14. General Discussion
    I have taking Vendetta down to the lake almost everyday for the lat 2weeks. She is getting more daring in how far she swims out to retrieve her ball. yesterday she went out almost 60ft!!! Yea!! I need to post up some new pictures of her. She has trimmed down abit not like she was fat to begin...
  15. Conditioning
    My dad was looking at my dog a couple days back and told me how he conditionded his dogs. He would let the dog drag chains around the park one day, then he would let them swim the other day and he would alternate. He told me at first his dogs hated the water so he would grab there tail and face...
  16. Pictures
    so for labor day, the wife and I and some family went to the beach and I decided to bring Angus, he LOVES to swim. so i got some pictures of him in action! lol hope you enjoy. he looks so short here. lol let me at that ball!!! he really like swimming out for the ball and bringing...
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    Ace and Laila beating the heat!...One way our guys keep cool. We also put cool seal on our dog houses...
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    Apparently I'm terrorizing our puppy in this one... hehe my favorite....
  19. General Discussion
    I am looking for a place to take my two dogs swimming like a lake or river but online i cant seem to find anything, or if i do they say no dogs in lake "BS", i am from the bay area, if anyone has any info on nice places to go id really appreciate it!!
  20. Conditioning
    I have recently let my little guy start swimming when we go to the river.... HA I don't think I was going to be able to get him out of the lake. He spent all the time he could in their. He first decided to attack the waves thus causing to consume large amounts of water, and making him bloated...
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