Bite History; No bite inhibition
Male, 10.5 years old
Saved from death row at shelter.
Owner surrender at 10 years due to biting; bites so severe, unadoptable, and was to be euthanized.
Bites occurred while being pet, hugged, or when he challenged owners.
Has put people in emergency room; bites require stitches.
Was family's first dog, purchased from pet store (puppy mill dog).
Owners unaware of needs of breed; lacked training.
No bite inhibition (no control of bite pressure), which makes bites the most dangerous.
Resents over-affection and softness, needs strong leadership and a job.
Thrives on working and running through commands.
Enjoys fetch, walks, and car rides.
Requires glucosamine supplements for the remainder of his life.