Why are pit bulls good family dogs?

Table of contents:

  1. Why are pit bulls good family dogs?
  2. How do I know my dog will protect me?
  3. At what age do dogs become protective?
  4. Will your dog naturally protect you?

Why are pit bulls good family dogs?

One of the reasons why pit bulls make great family dogs is their willingness to please. They are devoted to their owners and will do anything to please them and get their approval. Furthermore, pit bulls love attention and are very social with people and other animals.

How do I know my dog will protect me?

Some of the common body signs that your pup may use to show you he is protecting you are:

  • Being very alert. Dog in an alert position. ...
  • Hair standing up on the edge of their back. Angry dog with raised fur on its back. ...
  • Crouched down. Crouched dog ready to attack. ...
  • Growling. ...
  • The body stiffens. ...
  • Teeth exposed. ...
  • Constant barking. ...
  • Whining.

At what age do dogs become protective?

Adolescence in most dogs starts around 6 months of age and typically goes until around 2 years of age. If your dog is protective in any of the 3 ways mentioned above, you will start to see their puppy behavior change sometime between 6-12 months of age. They may growl or bark when they see someone from a distance .

Will your dog naturally protect you?

Most dogs have a natural instinct to protect the members of his pack, which in this case happens to be you and your family. Often, a family dog will also protect members of your extended family and close friends. ... The best age to start training your dog to protect you and your family is when he is still very young.