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  • Why Are Toys So Important For Dogs?

    Why Are Toys So Important For Dogs?

    Almost every dog owner can pull out a bin of dog toys that they have purchased their bully breed, pitbull, or other power chewer dog. Usually that dog toy bin contains bits and pieces of ripped up toys, and they could tell you exactly how long each toy lasted, and which ones were worth the price (let's be honest we have all spent way too much on a toy before that was not worth the price).Not many understand the important of toys for your pitbull dog, and how critical it is to find a toy that matches your dogs needs....

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  • Dog Product Businesses We Love

    Dog Product Businesses We Love

    Running a Kitchener dog business has started me on a quest to find amazing small businesses that my dog customers can appreciate. As someone who loves my dog like a child, I always try to find products that are the "best of the best" for her, and that support other businesses just as passionate as mine. Below I have a list of some amazing businesses that I think you will love too.Products: Wild Carnivore Raw - best treats out there. I feed my dog raw, but I find it's tricky to do raw treats since they can be messy and I...

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  • Pitbulls and BSL

    Pitbulls and BSL

    If you own a pitbull (or are just a lover of them) you likely know that pitbulls are wonderful dogs but are unfortunately are subject to some intense discrimination. Pitbulls can often be kind and affectionate animals (you better be prepared for some kisses) but there is a lot of research to suggest they are dangerous dogs. Because of this, places like Ontario, Canada do not allow pitbulls. We believe STRONGLY at Pitbull Tough that this is an unfair law, and that a well trained pitbull is a great family dog. Although we support raw feeding for dogs and balanced...

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  • Flirt Pole For Dogs - how to work your dog without tiring you out

    Flirt Pole For Dogs - how to work your dog without tiring you out

    If you own a pitbull, a bully breed, or any kind of high energy dog you know you can really wear yourself out trying to keep up with your poochie. Your furry friend seems to have this endless amount of energy that only Olympic athletes could deal with. You need activities that work their minds and their bodies to ensure you get some prime snuggle time at the end of the day. A flirt pole is a great way to stimulate the mind and the body, while ensuring minimal effort from you.Below I have a D.I.Y version of a flirt...

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  • Losing Our Girl

    Losing Our Girl

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    I cannot accurately describe what it's like having to let go of your dog. It's a gut wrenching, heart ripping, awful feeling. The feelings are only multiplied by the loss of a young dog still so full of life. If you had asked me two weeks before we said goodbye that we were going to lose her, I would have thought you were playing a sick joke on me. But now it's been a month since she's gone, and my heart still feels that ache for her.Alana was never an easy dog. She was headstrong, brilliant, tough, and resourceful. She...

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  • Dog Training Judgement

    Dog Training Judgement

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    I want to start off this post by once again saying, I am not a dog trainer. I am not here to give training advice other than to say what did and do not work for me. Everyone should always consult a trainer they trust before starting any kind of training. Get the opinions of those that know your dog and those that you trust.  With that out of the way, it's been very upsetting to watch the deep divide that has happened between dog training styles. For those unaware, there is two very common styles of dog training.  Balanced...

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