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Van Furth the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog shown here as an adult at 2 years old, photo courtesy of Alapaha Connection Kennels from the original Lana Lou Lane line.

Origin The Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog results from three generations of an old breeding program of PaPa Buck Lane of Rebecca, Georgia, USA. When PaPa Buck was killed by a train in 1943, his Otto proved his undying devotion by constant visitation and guard duty over the grave. Like the Plott Hound, this muscular breed is the creation of one American family, and its survival depends upon the nurturing it receives. The Animal Research Foundation (ARF) was the first all-breed registry to ever recognize the late Ms. Lana Lou Lane’s “Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs” in 1986.

Are Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs aggressive?

A well-socialized and trained Alapaha can get along well with other pets and should not be aggressive toward other dogs unless they are threatening. … Like any dog, Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog puppies are inveterate chewers and because of their size, they can do a whole lot of damage.

Are Alapaha Bulldogs good family dogs?

The Alapaha is a bull breed developed in the American South as a “catch dog” to drive or capture unruly cattle or other animals. They tend to be aloof toward strangers and don’t welcome unknown dogs. … In the home of an experienced owner, they are an excellent family dog.

How much do Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs cost?

The average price of an Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog is $1,300.

What breeds make up an Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog?

While the breed’s history cannot be verified prior to 1979, the Alapaha Blue-Blood Bulldog is widely believed to be a descendant of the Mountain Bulldog, Old Southern White and Old Country Bulldog.

Finding a good breeder is the key to finding the right puppy. A good breeder will match you with the right puppy, and will without question have done all the health certifications necessary to screen out health problems as much as possible. He or she is more interested in placing pups in the right homes than making big bucks.

The Alapaha is a bull breed developed in the American South as a “catch dog” to drive or capture unruly cattle or other animals. Continue socializing your Alapaha Blue-Blood Bulldog throughout his life by taking him to puppy kindergarten class, visits to friends and neighbors, and outings to local shops and businesses. They were never shown but were strictly working dogs, used to drive recalcitrant cattle and pigs, hunt varmints, and guard homesteads. Do not purchase a puppy from a breeder who cannot provide you with written documentation that the parents were cleared of health problems that affect the breed. The ABBA recommends steering clear of breeders whose dogs aren’t registered with ABBA, don’t offer health or other guarantees, don’t screen breeding dogs for hip health and hearing ability with the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals, can’t provide a three-generation pedigree for both parents, and can’t provide at least five references. You should also bear in mind that buying a puppy from websites that offer to ship your dog to you immediately can be a risky venture, as it leaves you no recourse if what you get isn’t exactly what you expected. And don’t forget to ask your veterinarian, who can often refer you to a reputable breeder, breed rescue organization, or other reliable source for healthy puppies. The cost of an Alapaha puppy varies depending on the breeder’s locale, whether the pup is male or female, what titles his parents have, and whether he is best suited for the show ring or a pet home. The puppy you buy should have been raised in a clean home environment, from parents with health clearances and conformation (show) and, ideally, working titles to prove that they are good specimens of the breed. The great thing about breed rescue groups is that they tend to be very upfront about any health conditions the dogs may have and are a valuable resource for advice.

The Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog has a fantastic temperament and gets on extremely well with children, although they can be a little aloof at times. They are a loyal breed who also make brilliant guard and companion dogs.

The Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog – most affectionate guard dog you’ll ever meet! They were originally bred by one family who lived near the Alapaha River in Southern Georgia in the United States. So in 1979, the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog’s numbers were increased using the Ol’ Southern White (White English Bulldogs who arrived in the US in the 1700s), Catahoulas and a small amount from Colby Pit Bull Terriers. In a true Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog show of loyalty, Otto often visited Papa Buck’s grave to guard it. Lana Lou Lane then took over her grandfather’s breeding program and in 1986 she got in touch with the ARF (American Research Foundation) to request help and information on how to increase the small number of dogs she had in her care. The numbers
duly increased and now there are Alpaha Blue Blood Bulldogs all
around the world thanks to the hard work and dedication of the Lane
family. Weight: Males 70 – 100 lbs
( 31 – 45 kg) Females 50 – 75 lbs (22.5 -34 kg) Height: Males 20 – 25
in ( 51 – 63 cm) Females 20 – 23 in (45 – 58 cm) Life Expectancy: 12 – 15
yrs minimum 50 % white
with patches (preferred) Predominately white
(next preferred) Training should be of a positive
nature i.e. rewarding good behaviour rather than using aggression
when your dog “gets it wrong.” If raised
correctly, your ABBB will be a wonderful companion who will protect
you and your family only when required and without any undue
aggression towards strangers or other dogs. They are not
particularly active when indoors and although they are athletic dogs,
a large enclosed back yard or garden may be sufficient for their
exercising needs. A quick
brush once a week should be enough to help the dog to remove dead
hair to reduce shedding. Entropion (inversion of
the eyelid) “Cherry eye” (tear duct
inflammation) Skin disorders Hip dysplasia I love this sweet video of an Alapaha having a great time playing in the snow 🙂

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Finding a Alapaha Blue-Blood Bulldog

Whether you want to go with a breeder or get your dog from a shelter or rescue, here are some things to keep in mind.

Choosing an Alapaha Breeder

Finding a good breeder is the key to finding the right puppy. A good breeder will match you with the right puppy, and will without question have done all the health certifications necessary to screen out health problems as much as possible. He or she is more interested in placing pups in the right homes than making big bucks. Good breeders will welcome your questions about temperament, health clearances and what the dogs are like to live with and come right back at you with questions of their own about what you’re looking for in a dog and what kind of life you can provide for him. A good breeder can tell you about the history of the breed, explain why one puppy is considered pet quality while another is not, and discuss what health problems affect the breed and the steps she takes take to avoid those problems. A breeder should want to be a resource for you throughout your dog’s life. Look for more information about the Alapaha and start your search for a good breeder at the website of the Alapaha Blue-Blood Bulldog Association. Choose a breeder who has agreed to abide by the ABBA’s code of ethics, which prohibits the sale of puppies to or through pet stores and calls for the breeder to take back or help rehome a dog if there comes a time when the buyer can’t keep him. The ABBA recommends steering clear of breeders whose dogs aren’t registered with ABBA, don’t offer health or other guarantees, don’t screen breeding dogs for hip health and hearing ability with the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals, can’t provide a three-generation pedigree for both parents, and can’t provide at least five references. Also avoid breeders who only seem interested in how quickly they can unload a puppy on you and whether your credit card will go through. Breeders who offer puppies at one price “with papers” and at a lower price “without papers” are unethical. You should also bear in mind that buying a puppy from websites that offer to ship your dog to you immediately can be a risky venture, as it leaves you no recourse if what you get isn’t exactly what you expected. Put at least as much effort into researching your puppy as you would into choosing a new car or expensive appliance. It will save you money in the long run. Lots of reputable breeders have websites, so how can you tell who’s good and who’s not? Red flags include puppies always being available, multiple litters on the premises, having your choice of any puppy, and the ability to pay online with a credit card. Those things are convenient, but they are almost never associated with reputable breeders. Whether you’re planning to get your new best friend from a breeder, a pet store, or another source, don’t forget that old adage “let the buyer beware”. Disreputable breeders and facilities that deal with puppy mills can be hard to distinguish from reliable operations. There’s no 100% guaranteed way to make sure you’ll never purchase a sick puppy, but researching the breed (so you know what to expect), checking out the facility (to identify unhealthy conditions or sick animals), and asking the right questions can reduce the chances of heading into a disastrous situation. And don’t forget to ask your veterinarian, who can often refer you to a reputable breeder, breed rescue organization, or other reliable source for healthy puppies. The cost of an Alapaha puppy varies depending on the breeder’s locale, whether the pup is male or female, what titles his parents have, and whether he is best suited for the show ring or a pet home. The puppy you buy should have been raised in a clean home environment, from parents with health clearances and conformation (show) and, ideally, working titles to prove that they are good specimens of the breed.Puppies should be temperament tested, vetted, dewormed, and socialized to give them a healthy, confidentstart in life. Before you decide to buy a puppy, consider whether an adult Alapaha might better suit your needs and lifestyle. Puppies are loads of fun, but they require a lot of time and effort before they grow up to become the dog of your dreams. An adult may already have some training and will probably be less active, destructive and demanding than a puppy. With an adult, you know more about what you’re getting in terms of personality and health and you can find adults through breeders or shelters. If you are interested in acquiring an older dog through breeders, ask them about purchasing a retired show dog or if they know of an adult dog who needs a new home. If you want to adopt a dog, read the advice below on how to do that.