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Hot Dogs!

July 24th, 2021|


Bulldog owners are generally aware of the dangers of hot summer temperatures, but many other dog owners are not.
Feel free to share this so that any unaware dog owner can learn from the message.

Safety for the 4th!

July 3rd, 2021|

Have a Happy and Safe 4th of July!
Celebrate our Great Country's freedom with The Bulldog Club of America!

Fault Judging

June 11th, 2021|

By Elizabeth Hugo Milam

We learn early what a negative thing this can be.  Easy to count the faults. In fact, it’s one of the first things we learn.. especially the obvious faults.  Some other issues take some practice and study to pick up on.

But I believe this mantra is often taken way out of context.

We’ve seen the quotes from famous dog people cautioning against fault judging, and that’s fine. Speaking from a level of expertise, this resonates with people who understand the concept of the statement.

What it DOESN’T mean, all you breeders out there, is that you should be ignoring faults.. especially the faults that can can escalate to a critical point within the breed.

Judges don’t often know the “drags” of the breed. They are taught not to [read more.....]

Health Implications in Early Spay and Neuter

May 30th, 2021|

02/25/2013
Recent results from research funded by the AKC Canine Health Foundation have the potential to significantly impact recommendations for spaying and neutering dogs in the United States. Most dogs in the United States are spayed or neutered, and for years the procedures have been completed prior to maturity. The study, published in the prominent, open access journal PLOS One, suggests that veterinarians should be more cautious about the age at which they spay and neuter in order to protect the overall health of dogs.

A team of researchers led by Dr. Benjamin L. Hart at the University of California, Davis has completed  the most detailed study performed to date that evaluates incidence of cancer diagnoses and joint problems in one breed -- Golden Retrievers -- by neuter status: early (before 12 months [read more.....]

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BUT I DON’T WANT A SHOW DOG!

September 18th, 2020|

Why do people recommend choosing a breeder who shows their dogs to folks who are just looking for a pet and have no interest in showing? Why should breeding to breed standard be important to a pet home? Does it seem excessive, or “snobby”?
It’s not, and here’s why.
Dog shows are a means of evaluating dogs against the breed standard, to evaluate soundness, movement/gait, type, and temperament.
Soundness: The state of physical and mental health when all organs and faculties are functioning properly, each in its rightful relation to each other.
Type: Breed type encompasses appearance, character, condition, bone structure, [read more.....]

Your new puppy

August 5th, 2020|

A 9 week old puppy has been alive for 63 days. He is leaving everything familiar and safe, then brought to a home where everything is new...sights, sounds, smells, new people and new surroundings that he doesn't understand yet.

Set realistic expectations.

Educate yourself.

Be patient.

Be kind.

A puppy is for life!

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