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- Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog -

Description: Dogs of this breed are dutiful and quickly trainable. This very rare breed is named because of its streak of "royalty." It is a great watch and guard dog. They will fight to the death to defend their owners and make excellent companion dogs, especially excellent with and protective of children. Owners claim that they are aggressive for defense only and needn't be restrained with a chain, provided that the property is fenced. These are active, athletic and mindful dogs with a lot of heart.

The Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog is a very rare breed. It is nearly extinct. There are about 120-150 worldwide. All Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs must be first registered with ARF (Animal Research Foundation) before being registered with any other registrar

Height: 24 inches
Weight: Female 78 Ibs, Male 100 Ibs

Colors: Preferred colors are blue merle, brown merle, or red merle all trimmed in white or chocolate & white. Also preferred are the glass eyes, (blue) or marble eyes (brown and blue mixed in a single eye).

Coat: The Alapaha's coat is relatively short and fairly stiff.

Temperament: The Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog is dutiful and quickly trainable.  This very rare breed is named as such for their streak of "royalty." It is a great watch and guard dog. They will fight to the death to defend their owners and make excellent companion dogs. Excellent with and protective of children. Owners claim that they are aggressive for defense only and needn't be restrained with a chain, provided that the property is fenced. These are active, athletic and mindful dogs with a lot of heart.
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Special Skills:

Watch-dog: Very High
Guard-dog: Very High

Care and Training: Little grooming is needed. Occasionally comb and brush to remove dead hair and cut down on shedding. Bathe once every two weeks. This breed is an average shedder.

Learning Rates:

Activity: These athletic, active dogs have an average demand for exercise. They will enjoy long walks or a romp in a safe enclosed area.

Living Environment: The Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog will do okay in an apartment if they are sufficiently exercised. The are very inactive indoors and will do best with at least an average-sized yard.

Health Issues: With such a small genetic pool, health problems such as inversion of the eyelids (entropion) can develop.
Life Span: About 12-15 years.

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Country of Origin: Amercia

History: The Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog is a very rare breed. It is nearly extinct. There are about 120-150 worldwide. This breed results from three generations of an old breeding program of PaPa Buck Lane of Rebecca, Georgia, USA. The program started back in the 1800's and was intended to rescue the "plantation dog" of Southern Georgia that was nearly extinct. This rare, bulldog-type guard dog descends form Buck Lane's dog, named Otto. Lana Lou spokes of her granddaddy as always having had an "Otto" about the estate. One Otto was all one needed since these Bulldogs were capable of guard work and woods work.

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