What to feed, how to raise a pit bull at home?
Pit Bull Terrier has its own characteristics in terms of food. If you are just dreaming about having a dog of this breed, then check out the pit bull menu. What to feed such a dog so that it is healthy, well fed and fun? Here are some tips:
Make a choice right away – feed the dog with natural food or specialized natural food. Pita cannot be fed from your table, it can be natural meat, cereal, which is suitable for feeding dogs, with the addition of vegetables and greens. Every day, the dog should be given at least 400 grams of lean beef, lamb or rabbit meat. You also need to give cottage cheese (40 grams per day), eggs (1-2 pieces) – 2 times a week. Must be in the diet of fish, vegetables and herbs (a little). Cheese – about 100 grams, 1 time per week.
Cow’s milk can be fed to a puppy weaned from the mother.
It is important to exclude flour products, sweets and animal fats (butter, sour cream and so on) from the pit bull terrier menu. Protein is replenished with natural meat. This should be taken into account, since pitbules have special skin and they are prone to the formation of subcutaneous wen. If at least one formation has appeared, you should radically review the dog’s menu, excluding fatty and sweet food.
Do not overfeed the dog, it will start to gain weight and become lazy.
Do not starve, the pet will be irritable and restless.
Food should be warm – not cold and not hot.
When refusing food, show your character. Perhaps the dog hopes to get more delicious food and begins to be capricious. At this time, the owner is important to show character and give the pet a starve for 1-2 days.
Dry food can begin to give the pit bull with 3 months. Very small puppies such food is contraindicated.
Important: After eating, let your pet rest for half an hour. It is necessary to improve digestion.
In the morning, the dog should receive light food, at lunch and in the evening – more nutritious meals. Because of this, she will be well gaining muscle mass, and will become a strong and strong dog.
How to raise a pit bull at home? Tips:
Adequate daily training and training will help to make a faithful pet out of a fighting dog. Remember that a cute puppy in a few months will turn into an active dog, and the sooner you start training it, the better.
From the first months of life, instill in your dog the skills that will help the pit bull adequately perceive all external stimuli.
Pet must know who is the owner for him, and his team, he must perform without question.
Affection and patience are important in raising this breed of dog. Aggression is not allowed.
Teach your pet to yourself: feed him, walk and play with him. The whip method is not suitable for raising this dog.
Perform initial training with 2-3 months. At this time, the puppy is perfectly able to learn the basic commands: stand, sit, and so on.
Control your dog’s behavior. Prank or disobedience should be stopped immediately, and a correctly executed team should be encouraged: by stroking, by a kind word or by something tasty.
The dog must feel dominated by the owner. In the house where the pit bull lives it is necessary to establish certain rules: it is forbidden to sleep in the master’s bed, you should not bark and growl at household members. Control over aggression should be permanent.
Constant energy consumption – success in reducing the aggressiveness of the animal. You must walk with your dog for at least 2 hours a day. Important physical activity, games.
Important: If you see that the dog does not give in to training and does not obey you, then entrust the training of the Pit Bull Terrier to professional dog specialists. Listen to their advice, and your pet will grow a kind and loyal friend.