Bulldog Club of Connecticut


Club History


The Bulldog Club of Connecticut was formed in 1949 and later established in 1952 when the AKC acknowledged it as a club. The first meetings were to discuss its formation and draw up a set of bylaws by the founding members.The club's founders lived primarily in the southeast section of Connecticut. The founding members were:

Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Heath, North Haven, Mr. & Mrs. Hubert Dickerman, Hamden, Col. & Mrs. Edward I. Pratt, Westport, Mrs. Mabel Worthington, Milford, Miss Eleanor Hopcraft, Hamden, Miss Margaret Gussenhoven, Milford, Mr. & Mrs Alfred Phillips, Milford, Mr. David Logan, Stratford, Mrs. Ruth Olsen, West Haven, Mr. & Mrs. Rod Collins, Westport, Miss Sally Collins, Westport, Mr. Rod Collins Jr..Westport.


Officers


President

Vice President

Secretary

Diane Wallwork
21 Peters Road
Bozrah, CT 06334
860-859-3236

Treasurer

Diane Wallwork

Board of Directors

Anna Figueroa
Caroline Haynes
Sandy Montuori
Lynnsie Shea

Newsletter Editor

Past presidents from 1949-1974

  • 1949- 1951 Thomas Heath

  • 1951-1952 George W. Fowler

  • 1952-1953 Harold Lamarine

  • 1953-1955 Conrad Baker

  • 955-1957 Thomas Heath

  • 1957-1958 William Pickett

  • 1958-1959 George W. Fowler

  • 1959-1961 Conrad Baker

  • 1961-1962 Stanley Squinobal

  • 1962-1963 Conrad Baker

  • 1963-1964 John Saunders

  • 1964-1968 Jane Lamarine

  • 1968-1970 William Browne

  • 1970-1972 Warren Burr

  • 1972-1973 James Dundas

The club's first specialty show was held in 1952 and judged by George Beckett

Best of Breed - Ch. Palisades Butcher Girl of Wiggin owned by Robert Robson; Best of Opposite - Ch. Vancouver of Geribar owned by Geraldine & Horace Barnes

Best of Winners; Winners Bitch - Carm-Lee’s Lady Marilyn owned by Carmen Exter

Winners Dog - Pulcifer’s Liddle Widdle owned by Edward Pulcifer