Breed Profile – Valley Bulldog

Apr 9, 2008 by

History: The exact origins of this breed remain unknown, and the first records of their existence date back about 50 years to Nova Scotia, Canada. The Valley Bulldog is genetically a cross between the English Bulldog and Boxer, but no one is quite sure how long this breed has been bred or what they may [...]

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Breed Profile – Olde English Bulldogge

Apr 9, 2008 by

History: Despite being called the Olde English Bulldogge, this is a relatively new breed that has been developed in the latter part of the 20th century by crossing half English Bulldog with half Bullmastiff, Pit Bull and American Bulldog. The goal of this crossbreeding was to create a more hearty, healthy bulldog free of the [...]

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Breed Profile – Dogo Argentino

Apr 9, 2008 by

History: This breed was originally developed in Argentina, bred for the traits of pack hunting, guardianship and love for his family. Dogo Argentinos are a hybrid of as now extinct mastiff breed known as the Dog of Cordoba as well as Great Dane, Boxer, Spanish Mastiff, Bulldog, Bull Terrier, Great Pyrenees, Pointer, Irish Wolfhound and [...]

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Breed Profile – Perro de Presa Canario

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History: The Perro de Presa Canario is a cross between Bulldogs, Mastiffs and Native dogs, in the 1800s English settlers brought over mastiffs and old-style bulldogs that bred with the Canario. This resulted in very powerful, muscular, large-boned dogs, which were used for fighting until 1940, when dog fighting was banned. The Presa Canario was [...]

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Breed Profile – Cane Corso

Apr 9, 2008 by

History: Cane Corsos originated in Italy with the Cane Corso Italiano, a direct ancestor of the Canis Pugnax, a dog historically used for hunting large, wild game and as an auxiliary fighter in battles. These dogs have been used as protectors of personal property, cattle and as a guardian for the family. They faced extinction [...]

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