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Raising a Puppy: The Upbringing of Mia, Spencer and Bruno

A brown brindle with white Boxer, A black with white American Bully and a blue-nose brindle Pit Bull Terrier are standing outside on a stone porch and they are looking up and to the right.

What is it like to raise a puppy? Get a glance into the work involved, the good times and the bad when you read about the raising of three dogs with very different personalities. Spencer the Pit Bull is a back of the line type, Mia the American Bully is an alpha dog and Bruno the Boxer is a middle of the road type .

The front left side of a black with white American Bully puppy that is sitting on dog bedb. Its head is slightly tilted to the right and it is looking forward. A black with white American Bully is sitting outside and it is looking forward.

Raising a Puppy: A day in the life with Mia the Blue-Nose American Bully (Bully Pit)

The front right side of a Blue-nose Brindle Pit Bull puppy that is sitting on a stone porch and it is looking forward. The front left side of a blue-nose Brindle Pit Bull Terrier that is sitting outside on a blacktop

Raising a Puppy: A day in the life with Spencer the Pit Bull puppy

A brown brindle with white Boxer puppy is sitting on a blacktop surface and it is looking forward. A brown brindle with white Boxer is sitting outside in grass and it is looking forward.

Raising a Puppy: A day in the life with Bruno the Boxer puppy

A brown brindle Boxer is sitting outside in grass with its tongue out and it is looking forward.
The front left side of a blue-nose brindle Pit Bull Terrier sitting outside.

The Adventures of Bruno the Boxer and Spencer the Pit Bull

One of Each Temperament Type
A black with white American Bully, A brown brindle with white Boxer and a blue-nose brindle Pit Bull Terrier are standing on a blacktop, there is a chain link fence in the background. All of the dogs have ther mouths open and tongues out.

(Left) - Front of the Line (Alpha) - Raising a Puppy, Mia the American Bully—Mia is head-strong, stubborn, pushy, crosses boundaries and invades space easily, busy, smart, excellent guard dog, very affectionate, full of personality, curious, loves playing in water, pays close attention to what humans are doing, loves cats, super friendly with people and good with other dogs.

(Middle) - Middle of the Line - Raising a Puppy, Bruno the Boxer—Bruno is goofy, mellow, care-free, chewed the most as a puppy, eager to please, easy to train, average intellegence, loves cats, super friendly with humans, does not care for unstable dogs.

(Right) - Back of the Line - Raising a Puppy, Spencer the American Pit Bull Terrier—Spencer is careful, very smart, always thinking, gentle, respectful, communicates well, sensitive to smell, picky about food and where he lays down, does not like to get his feet wet, will chase fearful cats, super friendly with humans and good with other dogs.

Read about Different Dog Temperaments