First of all, it is important to know that the Pitbull is a type of dog, not a breed in itself. Although the name Pitbull is the nickname of the American Pitbull Terrier.
It is certain that the bite of this type of dog is more dangerous than the bite of a Chihuahua, the rate of damage of a bite being directly related to the size of the animal.
However, statistics show that it is not dogs that have the strongest jaw, nor the highest bite rate.
Health of PitBull
Since it is a type of dog, it is difficult to assume that these animals can be predisposed or not to genetic defects. However, given their physical appearance, we can, however, give you some tips!
The Pitbull is a dog that requires very little maintenance (no daily grooming). His short hair needs only a few brushings with a rubber brush to remove dead hair.
It is a dog that can withstand long walks, but be careful not to expose your dog too long to the sun.
His short hair makes him more vulnerable to sunburn. Also be careful of the cold weather of winter. His fur coat is not provided enough to endure winter outings for a long time. You will have to buy boots and coat from your big dog during the cold season!
Education and Behavior of Pitbull
It is important to choose your dog from a breeder concerned with the well-being of the breed and who will offer a quality line. Since there are very few American Pitbull Terriers, it is recommended to take your puppy to one of the many existing shelters.
From a young age, take socialization classes so that he does not develop fears for his environment, and teach him to walk on a leash, because later he will become a powerful dog.
In addition, the games of self-control will help channel his festive temperament.
Trained with current and gentle education methods, he learns quickly. The proof, he participates in several competitions of agility, advanced obedience and he excels in canine sports such as cani-cross.
As mentioned above, the Pitbull is a dog that has a high energy level. He will be very happy to find a sports master, who will give him time to go for a walk.
He is not only a fan of walking on foot … lovers of cycling, rollerblading.
You have just found your dream partner to accompany you on your outings.
Remember to pay attention to your pads and always practice these sports on non-asphalted surfaces. Playing the ball and bringing back objects is also one of his favorite times.
Pitbull is not a type of dog that is more dangerous than another. Victim of generalization, stigmatization and false beliefs, it is up to us, owners and lovers of this breed, to show people that these dogs are full of qualities and talents.
These canines who are discriminated against are no more aggressive than other dogs, and the ban on dog breeds remains an ineffective solution. The over-media attacks of Pitbulls push the public to believe that these dogs are more dangerous, while this is not the case.
Be aware that these dogs have a high need for exercise and that their predatory instinct is easier to stimulate. Of obedience classes can be helpful for beginners in dog training.
Encourage your dog to stay calm, regardless of the situation, using a good socialization.