The Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog (ABBB, also known as Otto Bulldog) It is a breed of dog of American origin, considered rare due to the few existing copies. According to available information, they have been developed in the area of the Alapaha River in the southern region of Georgia. They are renowned for their great sense of obedience, agility and its protective character.
The Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog breed was developed through the cross of Old English Bulldog white (known as, White English Bulldogs), a Catahoula Bulldog and a reduced amount of copies of Colby Pit Bull Terrier. The origins of the breed remain unclear, and this has caused much confusion…
While at first glance is a Bulldog type, Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog is a dog with a well-developed musculature and stronger (outstanding feature of the race, with regard to other varieties of Bulldog).
Despite its similarity, they should not be confused with the American Bulldog breed, This similarity led to the actions of pre-registration many Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog were included in the ancestry of American Bulldog breed.
While the "Association Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog" has declared that it was founded in 1979, the earliest evidence of the existence of this club record dates of 1989 in California. This discrepancy has triggered many discussions.
Claims made by the Sra. Lana Lane, nurturer and follower of the race, they dealt with the existence of records, However, There is little evidence to support its claim because in family lines as described in the World Atlas of breeds of dogs as the founders of the breed, It is said that Mrs Lane does not mark the name of his bloodline family before his death.
Current records of the breed include the following agencies ACA (American Canine Association) recorded the first champion under the title of Alapaha. ABBA (Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog Association), CCR (National Kennel Club), (ABBBR) Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog registry, CKC (Continental Kennel Club), WWKC (World Wide Kennel Club), UWABC (Kingdom of work Alapaha Bulldog Club & Registration), UCA (United Canine Association), and IOEBA (International Olde English Bulldogge Association), among them there is great variation in the type and standard.
Dogs breeds: Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog
Descriptions of its size vary according to the Agency, but trying to reach a consensus average situaríamos males in a weight ranging from 32 to 41 kg, and a height to the cross of 51 to 63 cm.. Females - slightly smaller- they weigh in 25 to 34 kg and measure of 45.7 to 55.9 cm in height to the cross.
The ears and tail are natural, without any cut. Vary the colors of the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog, preferably, You must have at least the 50% white body with spots. They may be - predominantly- solid color with white, or dry white. Patches or markings are generally color merle, striped, blue, black, chocolate, red, Beige, or tricolor. Currently the most common are the tricolor mantle (both white, Merle, red, as well as beige, Merle, chocolate).The eye color can vary from Brown to blue, and they usually see with one eye of each color copies or a finger eye colors.
Requirements for care of the mantle are minimal, Since their fur is short, hard and bright by nature.
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog is described as an easy-to-train dog, obedient and responsible, with impressive capabilities as a guardian of family and property. They have a strong instinct for protection and it's love at home.
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog must be socialized puppy and trained with humane methods, Since that cruelty could stimulate the aggressiveness of the animal. Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog is very intelligent and learn quickly, with assertive methods.
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog is very energetic and athletic. Can be perfectly adapted to life in an apartment if exercise you enough and on a daily basis. While within the home displays inactive, quiet, It will be more happy with - at least- a medium size yard.
They were formerly used to work with livestock, especially in the capture of errant pigs, for that reason, their muscles are long and powerful, This physical feature reminds us that so the dog can have optimal health you need to be exercised on a regular basis. They often enjoy long walks, run and play.
The life expectancy of the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog is situated in 12 to 15 years.