Summary: Pitbulls not only require a responsible owner, but an acceptable living space to thrive.
Before you fall in love with all those pitbull puppies for sale that you see at your local pet store, it’s important that you familiarize yourself with the responsibilities and duties that you’re going to need to fulfill everyday. This guide is designed for the beginner pitbull owner that needs a foundation to build on in order to nurture and properly care for his or her first pitbull.
Alter Your Home
Before you bring your pitbull puppy home, your house needs to be prepared to adequately function as a living space for your pup as well. Meaning, keep your house clean of small objects that are a choking hazard as well as blocking off certain areas that you don’t want your dog to go. This is essentially straightforward for most people but some owners tend to forget and end up dealing with a sick dog or a bunch of destroyed furniture pieces.
Purchase the Right Dog Food
The next step that you’ll need to take is to find the appropriate dog food that’s rich in nutrients – keep away from processed foods and knock-off brands that sell for cheap. Put it this way, would you eat processed foods every single day of your life? Probably not, so make sure your dog is exposed to a consistent diet. Also, be sure that you create a feeding schedule so you know not to overfeed your American pitbull terrier, which can end up making them overweight and unhealthy.