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Bloodlines and their specific traits & personalities

Discussion in 'Feedback & Suggestions' started by K.H., Apr 4, 2021.

  1. K.H.

    K.H. Pup

    Hello fellow Dogmen and Dogwomen. The APBT as been apart of my family for the past two generations. All pups were purchased through peddlers however Im now able to acquire a pup or two from a reputable breeder. My question is...

    Are there any current discussions in the forum that list the different popular bloodlines and their personalities, demeanor, mannerisms, and/or other traits.

    If so, can you please provide the link or please feel free to provide your personal feedback and/or experiences with the bloodlines you've worked with.

    Thanks in advance.
  2. slim12

    slim12 Super Moderator Staff Member

    I'm a Red Boy Snooty fan. Most of my dog are high strung and can bark for hours on end,. most of the time just to hear their brains rattle. I have had a few I thought would be good additions inside the house but those are few and far between. Woul they learn and adapt? Probably so, but it would quite the battle til they adjusted.

    Most of the dogs are hard workers but I now have a couple that I am not all that happy with as far as their willingness to put forth effort. I am a big fan of hand walking dogs. I try not to argue the benefits to the dog but the benefits for me are huge. I have two now that use my legs for slalom racing. It is quite the headache. First time I have been frustrated by a dog in a long time.

    Personally, I think you can plug in any strain/family to the above paragraph. Every family will have every trait within its individuals.

    Not sure if that helps. Welcome and good luck with your search.

  3. K.H.

    K.H. Pup

    Thanks Slim12. That was a very very hepful and informative response. The reason why I say that is because Im from northern NJ and currently rent an apartment at the moment. We basically live on top of each other in this area and having your Red Boys and Snooties barking all day and night is asking for trouble with the neighbors lolzz. Thats the reason why I started this thread. To possibly narrow my selection down to a specific gene pool that fits my current living situation and enviorment without sacrificing quality or my interest in a specific line.
  4. K.H.

    K.H. Pup

    Also, hand walking in this area is a "must", and that's certainly not a topic that should be up for debate.
  5. ben brockton

    ben brockton CH Dog

    I'd get a blue amstaff or one of them Marsha woods dog. Something that ain't high strong or from game dog's. They don't make good for apartment type dogs. The last thing you want is the dog eating through your walls trying to get something. Game dog are high strung and animal aggressive. They ain't for everyone and will take all your time. They may look good and the thought of them may sound appealing but the reality is a lot different than you might think. Till you spend time around them not just visiting with someone selling you one. Don't even consider owning a game dog. You will waist time, money and headaches you probably aren't ready for.
  6. K.H.

    K.H. Pup

    Thanks Ben Brockton. You just remined me of a few incidents where we had a pup that chewed and climbed his way out of matter the material. However, my mind is already made my Brotha.
  7. F.W.K.

    F.W.K. B.I.S.

    There are laidback and hyper ones to find in every bloodline. Point is to raise it properly and don't let the dog being a menace to society which is in most cases to blame on his owner. A real gamedog living somewere in an appartement is a real challenge, is it wise?... Don't know your intentions with the dog but a Nice bull terriër or English Staffordshire bull terriër should be a lot easier adept in a appartement then a gamedog full of vigor. Good Luck in your search.
  8. K.H.

    K.H. Pup

    Thanks FWK. My intentions are to familiarize myself with the various lines, thier history, their contributions, and compatibility when paird with others. I haven't had any dogs for almost 7 years. My last two were AmStaffs and both lived to 12-14years. Both were house dogs as well, however, the APBT has and will always be my choice of bull. Im now an adult, and ready for an APBT (aside from being an apartment dweller). Owning, maintaining and preserving a piece of thier history for years to come is my ultimate goal. My apologies of I seem all over the place.

  9. F.W.K.

    F.W.K. B.I.S.

    Have known many housed like you with game dogs. Some did well some not at all and were making headlines in the newpapers for all the wrong reasons ( goddamn!!!) . It is all up to you and ....your dog and yes your Neighbours. There is good info out there about the breed and as well an awesome lot of BS. Living out on a farm with a lot of land isn't shaped for everyone for one reason or another. A city dweller have to take care a bit more strickly with all eyes preying on him. Just simple said, be a responsible owner all Times.
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