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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
Have you considered training? Our older dog was somewhat testy when we got her and now she is still a sweetheart and this is many years after going through obedience training.
originally posted by: Mandroid7
originally posted by: waftist
a reply to: stosh64
I hear ya and it reminds me of my friend, a real farmer country boy and when his dog got aggressive with him, he laid it on it's side and stayed on top of it til it urinated, which he said was a gesture of submissiveness. He said it worked without hurting the dog, just reestablishing pack order.
Sounds kinda crazy and I've never heard of that.
Good way to have the dog not trust humans and turn it into a schizo.
I would leave the dog abuse suggestion behind.
And suggest his animals be removed.
originally posted by: mysterioustranger
a reply to: Hazardous1408
Theres been LOTS of mauling by pits and some arent even allowed to be owned for their sudden propensity to turn and maim and kill family members even owners...who always says "We've had him for YEARS! And he's as gentle as a lamb. He's NEVER done this before?!"
Well...yours has too...the breed is by nature that way. In towns, states and cities the bans go from criminal prosecution of the owners...sometimes for just having one and not registering that they do...tattooing their ears...and in some cases...destruction of the dog itself...
They turn...yes... maybe not...but pits have that high incidence of biting the hand that feeds them. Not the dogs fault, not the owners fault, not the injured's fault...or the dead pet or small child they may have bitten.
It's you. It a responsibility based and routed in facts...its just that way. I assure you. Sadly? Your dog can..at any time...and without warning...and unexpectedly...bite you or worse.
Again...its not you or the dog's fault. It nature to them...a "switch" thats in their genes to flip. And it does....