Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Blue Dogs

So, someone recently sent me something on blue American Pit Bull Terriers. And, I've personally always said "there's no such thing as a blue APBT" which has still come to be true, since I have yet so see one. However, I see all these very "well known" breeders saying that they have blue APBTs, Ch./Gr.Ch. and, I often see people post them as examples of blue APBTs, but when you look at the dog's pedigree, it's mostly made up of Am. Staff and bully blood. I've asked people before: find me ONE blue APBT or ONE blue APBT that is a proven game dog - no one has been able to show me one as of yet.

Everyone has their own opinion when it comes to blue APBTs, but I personally believe there is no such thing. If I were to have a blue dog show up in my litter, I'd be wondering what in the hell else got to my bitch or I'd be rethinking what my dog really is. I personally would never keep a blue dog. Now, I'm not hating on blue dogs, I've seen and met some fantastic blue dogs, but they were definitely not APBTs. If you seriously think you have a blue APBT, you need to do some serious research.

So, I'm going to post some different blue dogs to feast your eyes on.....

So, the American Bully is very often seen as a blue colored dog. In fact, almost every blue "Pit" today that the general public owns is an American Bully, they just call them "pit bulls" when they are no such thing, as they are very misinformed. Here are some examples of blue American Bullies:






























Blue American Staffordshire Terriers:





Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Pedigree

"Each generation splits a percentage. 1st is 50%, 2nd is 25%, 3rd is 12.5%, 4th is 6.25%, 5th is 3.125%, etc. When trying to find out the percentage of a certain dog, you count the number of times its in the pedigree in each generation and add it up. If dog X is 2 times in your 4th generation, 3 times in the 5th and once in the 3rd, you add 6.25x2 + 3.125x3 + 12.5. Your dog is 34.375% X dog. With bloodlines, it is harder. For one, you have to know who bred and owned each dog. Second, never add what is behind a dog you already added. Always add the closest of that bloodline possible, meaning if you have a dog that has Bourdeaux whomever in the 2nd generation once, Sorrells' whomever once in the 2nd and Colby's whomever in the first, the dog is 50% Colby, 25% Bourdeaux and 25% Sorrells. That would be a horrible pedigree but it's just an example. Personally, I only count dogs of a certain bloodline after at least 2 generations of breeding by the same person. If Adams bought two dogs and produced a dog named Adams' Mike out of that breeding, I do not consider that dog Adams bloodline. Only after he bred Mike to one of his bitches he bred off two dogs he owned, those pups would be Adams bloodline, in my opinion. Also, you only count the closest representative of a bloodline possible, never behind that dog. Let's say a dog has Bourdeaux' Skull in his 2nd and 4th generation and Bourdeaux' Red Reaper in the 3rd, the rest is Mayday/Patrick. You add each of those, but you don't count the Skull behind Reaper separately. Just Skull 25%, Reaper 12.5%, and Skull again 6.25% - It makes the dog 43.75% Bourdeaux. There is a method where you add the number of times the dog shows up in the pedigree and divide by the mean generation but it is extremely inaccurate. The long pain in the butt is the only accurate way unless you find an accurate pedigree percentages generator. I haven't seen one yet."

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Dog Kennel Setups and Designs

 Indoor/outdoor kennel setup




Kennel setup with plywood in the middle to prevent fights and dogs breeding





Above the ground kennel