Bulldog History

The History of the Cur Breeds

09/26/2012 17:17
    The History of the Cur Breeds. Introduction to the Curs The Cur was originally a working dog verses a luxury (sporting or pet) dog. Cur has been spelled several different ways: Cu, Kurre, and Curre, and they’ve been called different names: farmer’s dog, Sheepherd’s Hounde,...

A Brief History of the Alapaha Blue-Blood Bulldog

09/26/2012 15:55
A BRIEF ARF HISTORY: LANA LOU LANE’S ALAPAHA BLUE BLOOD BULLDOGS ©   By Al Walker, ARF Genealogist & Registrar   To All Enthusiasts, July, 2001, Ms. Lana Lou Lane, 1947-2001, the originator of the breed known as the, ALAPAHA BLUE BLOOD BULLDOG, passed away. However,...

BRACKETT'S FORMULA

09/19/2012 13:50
  "BRACKETT'S FORMULA" by Carmen L. Battaglia   By the early 1950's”, Lloyd C. Brackett had become a legend in his own time. In part because of the quality of the dogs he produced and in part because of his candor when addressing problems related to the breeding of canines....

Breeding for the Difference

09/19/2012 09:32
  Breeding for the Difference By Carmen L. Battaglia Most people think and act within the narrow limitations of what they have been taught during their early years as a breeder without ever questioning the basic assumptions that structure their world as a breeder. Because...

A Brief American Bulldog History

09/19/2012 09:09
A Brief American Bulldog History Until the 1600s the name "Bulldog" was actually a term describing the job a dog did rather than its breed. Early in written history there were dogs described as "Pugnances", large brown and brindle dogs that had the ability to grasp large bovine animals by the...

Tight Breeding

09/19/2012 08:38
    TIGHT BREEDING BY TRACEY DELIN http://kiwsabs.com/       Often I read about tight breeding on message boards and it's always the same old thing; two sides arguing over its validation to a breeding program. Eventually the argument tires out with no...

Cowboy Wisdom

09/19/2012 08:31
  Cowboy Wisdom   Don't name a pig you plan to eat. Country fences need to be horse high, pig tight, and bull strong. Life is not about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but how well you bounce. Keep skunks and bankers at a distance. Life is simpler when you plough...

History of the Ancient English Bulldog - A Greatly Misrepresented Animal

09/19/2012 08:23
This article by Col. David Hancock first appeared in the The Countryman's Weekly (U.K).   History of the Ancient English Bulldog - A Greatly Misrepresented Animal    "Now Bull! Now Dogge! Loo Paris, Loo! The bull has the fame,' Ware Horns Ho!'"  The "Paris" so...

The Way Breeding standards Used to Be

09/19/2012 08:17
This article by Col. David Hancock first appeared in the The Countryman's Weekly back in July 14, 2000.   The Way Breeding standards Used to Be   "Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favour." THESE WORDS of Robert Frost could so...

The History and Origin of the American Bulldog

09/18/2012 16:57
  Regarding the American Bulldog's origins there are three main theories. According to the first one, the American Bulldog was brought over to America by the colonists, where they were primarily used as farm guards, stock dogs gathering cattle and as pack dogs to hunt or tree bears. It...