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Breed Spotlight: Otterhound

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Quite a while ago on the blog, I wrote about dog breeds that have gone extinct, or are on their way out. One of the dogs I mentioned was the Otterhound. At the time, there were reports that fewer than

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Pit Bull Service Dogs Being Banned from Airlines

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Despite the fact that pit bull dogs have been proven as less naturally aggressive than Chihuahuas, it was announced this summer that Delta Airlines is banning all service dogs that appear to be of the

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11 Best Toys for Pit Bulls

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So far, we’ve talked about why pit bulls have such a bad reputation, why pit bulls should not be banned, what it’s like to care for a pregnant pit bull, and so much more. This breed group is fascinating,

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Breed Spotlight: Bull Terrier

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If you’ve been following along on the series about pit bull dogs that I’ve posted lately, you’ll know that “pit bull” is not a breed, but rather a group of breeds that share similar ancestry.

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How to Care for Your Pit Bull in Extreme Weather

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It seems like every year, as soon as we start getting into the second half of summer, my mind turns to the winter. There’s a lot to do around here to prepare for winter, and some of those things include

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The Owner’s Guide to Caring for Pit Bull Puppies

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I recently wrote a post about caring for pregnant pit bulls, and in it, I mentioned that this post would be coming soon. Today I want to talk about how to care for a pit bull puppy, starting from the day

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Everything You Need to Know About Pregnant Pit Bulls

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Despite the fact that pit bulls are often discriminated against – even being banned in some areas altogether – humans continue to adopt them, buy them, breed them, and love them. This umbrella term

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7 Common Health Problems in Pit Bulls

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Today we’re continuing our look at the pit bull breed. You’ll know, if you read our Breed Spotlight post about pit bulls, that the term “pit bull” isn’t actually a breed at all, but an umbrella

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11 Tips for Training Your Pit Bull (Video)

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Have you ever heard someone ask, “Why are pit bulls dangerous?”, or “Are pit bulls good dogs?” There are a lot of false beliefs out there about pit bulls, but the fact is that pit bulls can be

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35 Fun Facts About Pit Bulls

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Welcome back readers, it’s Ash again. This week I did a breed spotlight on the American Pit Bull Terrier, and I mentioned in that post that we’d be doing a deep dive into this breed on the blog for

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5 Types of Pit Bulls and How to Tell the Difference

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If you’ve ever seen a pit bull dog, you are probably remembering a stocky, muscular dog that had a big, goofy smile. This is the generic image of a pit bull that most of us know, whether we grew up watching

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Breed Spotlight: The American Pit Bull Terrier

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Did you know that there are several related breeds that are all colloquially called the “pit bull”? When we talk about the pit bull today, we most often mean the American Pit Bull Terrier – but other

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