Category: bulldog

Science is proving this quote to be true, but …

Science is proving this quote to be true, but who needs science when you have a dog that will show how much they love and appreciate you.
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Our four legged friends have interwoven into the fabrics of our lives that they’ve literally become family members. In an essence they’ve come to rely on humans more than they do their own kind.
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If that’s not enough, think about this. Dogs seek eye-contact with their human, when their scared, anxious, happy, or worried they would seek their human for comfort. Much like a child would do. What other species would do this other than a dog?
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(at Fatburger Barstow)

тιвєтαи мαѕтιff . . At Number 9 – (A) One of the oldest breeds…

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At Number 9 – (A) One of the oldest breeds of dogs with a history dating back centuries, the TIBETAN you see today is a semblance of what the breed used to be with differences being today a larger, more MASTIFF bred (Show dog) version. The TIBETAN is a very large dog that is surprisingly athletic and nimble for their size. It’s not uncommon for the modern TIBETAN to weigh upwards of 200lbs.
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The TIBETAN is a defensive minded dog, a principal ingredient for a functional guard dog. Not as prey oriented as the NEO, with the difference being the breeds independent nature and hyper territorial attitude towards strangers. TIBETAN aren’t wanderers choosing to stay close to home and acclimated to harsh weather, they don’t mind being outside.
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On one side, aloof and distrusting of strangers and on the other a highly tolerable dog of its family and loyal to a fault the TIBETAN needs socializing and training to tame the two (2) extremes. If someone believes the TIBETAN is the dog for them, I’d advise to acquire one as a puppy and to prepare to work with their dog well into adulthood. Maturation is slow, typical of a MASTIFF but they’re a clever breed that is adept to most anything thrown at them. Since their not prey driven, be careful of training with too much defensive pressure as they can become overly aggressive.
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Some defaults: Hip and elbow dysplasia. Hypothyroidism and pupillary membranes (eye disorder) canine-inherited demyelinative neuropathy (look up) skin and weight issues. For a large dog, the breed has a longer than normal life span compared to other MASTIFF.
Also beware of unscrupulous breeders and brokers selling the TIBETAN MASTIFF
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(at City of Chino Police Department)

When you’re happy, your dogs happy. When your sad, your…

When you’re happy, your dogs happy. When your sad, your dog is hanging around next to you wondering what’s wrong.
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But what else do they have to do but watch and study your every moves observing closely for the signals that your mood has changed. Humans use language (words) as their queue but a dog being around us all the time are able to see our body language, change in tone and smells to know something’s changed (mood)
They have perfected the ability to read our body language.
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An example of a dog’s understanding of body language is how they always seem to find that one person in a room full of people who doesn’t like dogs. That person would tense up, change their body posture and stare that dogs are immediately attracted to the person’s behavior and view it as a “challenge” putting the dog in a defense mode to check them out.
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иєαρσℓιтαи мαѕтιff #10 . . “The essence of the Neapolitan…

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“The essence of the Neapolitan Mastiff is his beastial appearance, astounding head and imposing size and attitude.” (AKC Neo standard)
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At #10 the Neo. An extra large dog often weighing 120lbs plus, giving the breed a HIGH intimidation factor. Looks are deceiving, their sleepy and cumbersome appearance is only a facade as they’re sharper and more athletic than they present.
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An intruder might mistake the Neo for a slow poke but in a yard setting, this dog can turn on like a light switch and catch you. For a MASTIFF they possess an above average defense drive and are surprisingly prey oriented. This combination allows them to stand out as a competent guard dog. The Neo can be STUBBORN and DETERMINED so firm training is imperative.
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Socialization is also important, as they are known to be animal aggressive. Setting rules early and consistency in both training and socializing can be beneficial for their temperament as they mature. Alike most MASTIFFS they mature slowly and as the saying goes “wine ages with time” so does the Neo.
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Throughout its history, the breed was known as a guard dog. Breeders preach the dog will naturally protect but modern Neo’s aren’t often bred or tested for this purpose. Minor protection training would help foster its natural tendencies. In my experiences working the breed in both guard & personal protection, I’m impressed with its acumen towards protection work. They bite hard, have good nerves, a great motor and very little fear.
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Some defaults: drooling, hip dysplasia, skin issues, cherry eye, cardiomyopathy (heart condition) and hypothyroidism. They’re ideal for outside living (better cooler than warmer) but prefers to be indoors close to family which their very fond of. Strangers, not so much.
Someone bringing home a Neo will get their money’s worth.
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Cheat sheet. . . Any trainer will begin housebreaking, leash…

Cheat sheet.
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Any trainer will begin housebreaking, leash work, house rules and scheduling the minute they bring home their puppy. So why wouldn’t you train your puppy from the beginning?
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Can an old dog learn new tricks? Of course they can, but when will you begin training them “these tricks?”
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Training begins with the first “sit” Train them right and consistently making sure that the dog understands what is expected of them. In the end, no ones to blame but yourself when the dog develops behavioral issues that could of been avoided by doing it right the first time.
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Cheat sheet. . . Any trainer will begin housebreaking, leash…

Cheat sheet.
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Any trainer will begin housebreaking, leash work, house rules and scheduling the minute they bring home their puppy. So why wouldn’t you train your puppy from the beginning?
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Can an old dog learn new tricks? Of course they can, but when will you begin training them “these tricks?”
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Training begins with the first “sit” Train them right and consistently making sure that the dog understands what is expected of them. In the end, no ones to blame but yourself when the dog develops behavioral issues that could of been avoided by doing it right the first time.
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ᎶuᎪᏒᎠ ᎠᎾᎶ . . is a #dog who’s job is to prevent and protect from…

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is a #dog who’s job is to prevent and protect from an intruder coming onto your property.
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In the next few posts, I will be reintroducing the list of Top 10 Guard dog breeds and the reason why I choose them. This is the breakdown as to the criteria that I used for that list.
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With 300 plus breeds of purpose to choose from it was difficult as I’m partial to many of them. Many on this list are dogs that I’ve personally had experience working/training/owning.
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The focus of this “list” is to educate a future owner of a “guard dog” and to share my knowledge and personal experience of each breed so they can better decipher which breed is better suit for there purpose.
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Physical; with size varying from 40 to 200 plus lbs. for a typical guard dog. It would be the discretion of the potential owner on the decision to choose.
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Drive; the majority of “guard dogs” rely on “Defense” drive, defined as “A means of protecting something from attack” Defense comes down to a response called – Fight or Flight.
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A dog’s self-confidence in a stressful situation dictates what he’s gonna do when the pressure is on. A dog that exhibits a strong (FIGHT) drive will stand his ground (ideal for a guard dog), whereas a dog lacking a strong defensive (FIGHT) drive will be unsure in the situation choosing to run (FLIGHT) and react cowardly.
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Aptitude; the word STUBBORN is attached to many of the breeds listed. In the breakdown I took into consideration their trainability as well as sociability with his master and family.
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Overall; intimidation factor, history and stigma all played a role as well with my experience with the breeds.
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(at Pasadena Tobacco & Cigars)

Humans do a fantastic job at making things more complicated than…

Humans do a fantastic job at making things more complicated than it should be. Ownership of a dog should not be stressful.
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Invest the time to find a good trainer and do your part. Start young, be committed and have fun. Mistakes will happen, but learn from them instead of fretting from them.
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28 years of experience in the dog business and I’ve yet to…

28 years of experience in the dog business and I’ve yet to meet a (perfect) dog or person. When your dog makes a mistake, stop and teach them so they learn from it.
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When we don’t do this and over look the mistake, we are at fault for procrastinating and for not correcting when it happens as well as sending the wrong signal to your dog that making mistakes has no consequences.
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We all (dogs and humans) make mistakes. That’s life. It’s how we handle mistakes is what’s important. All we can do is turn them into learning experiences and use them to grow.
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Dogs will make mistakes, but his owner will do more.
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No matter how many mistakes your dog makes or how slow they…

No matter how many mistakes your dog makes or how slow they progress in understanding, they learn by those mistakes. Don’t get upset over their mishaps. It’s never too late to train your dog, read a book, watch a video, hire a trainer and implement the lessons you learned so they can do better next time.
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~ stdt
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