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Olde English Bulldogge Breeders In Pa.

We have been breeding Olde English Bulldogges since 2007 and specialize in the chocolate color. Below you will find some information on this breed. To see more please call or go to www.windsorsprings.com

Know your Olde English Bulldogge
Choosing a dog is a tough decision and you need to consider various factors when you are planning to buy a dog. Some factors may include the breed, gender, size, looks, built, eating patterns, working capabilities and more. In case you have already made your mind to purchase an Olde English Bulldogge, here is some useful information about the breed that will help you know how the breed came into existence, its basic characteristics, features, temperament and health. Investing in a healthy puppy that comes from a reputed breeder is the first step to getting a healthy, happy adult dog. The other things include providing good care to the puppy, proper diet, training, discipline and socialization. Now, let’s find out what you should know about an Olde English Bulldogge.
History
The Olde English Bulldogge is a new true- breed that was created by Davit Leavitt. He crossed English bulldog with American bulldogs, Pit Bulls, Bullmastiffs through a breeding scheme that was originally developed for cattle by Dr. Fechimer, Ohio State University and the result was Olde English Bulldogge, an athletic breed similar to bulldogs but with a friendly temperament. Leavitt dissociated himself from this breed name later and went on to name a breed after his own name – Leavitt Bulldogg. The name Olde English Bulldogge was later adopted by the UKC (United Kennel club).
Leavitt formed OEBA (Olde English Bulldogge Association) in order to maintain the stud book of the breed and for issuing registration papers needed for future offspring. The attempt to create the breed started in the year 1971 and during 1980, Karen Campetti and Ben helped Leavitt in the breeding process. Laevitt stopped breeding the Olde English Bulldogge in 1993 and started OEBA registry. He turned his personal stock of the breed to Michael Walz, the owner of Working Dog Inc. OEBKC (Olde English Bulldogge Kennel Club) came into existence in the year 2005 and the registry of Olde English Bulldogge’s Association and OEBKC was merged by Leavitt. To get recognised in UKC as a purebred breed of dog, The Olde English Bulldogge got enrolled with CDHPR (Canine Developmental Health and Performance Registry). It was announced to be a fully recognized breed as of 1st January 2014. At present, the recognized parent club for the breed with the UKC is OEBKC.
Characteristics of Olde English Bulldogge
Olde English Bulldogge is a medium sized, muscular dog who possesses great strength and agile movement. It has no breathing restrictions in any season, be it heat or cold. He is proportioned and well balanced. It has lots of wrinkles and you may notice less pigmentation around eyes, mouth and nose.
The Olde English Bulldogge has a large, narrow skull that is proportional to its muscular body. The shoulders are prominent. You will find a defined furrow between its eyes. His forehead is somewhat domed. It has a deep, wide, square muzzle. Lower jawbone has a moderate curve from front to back. It has wide nostrils with a vertical line that runs from the tip of nose to near the upper lip. Its other features include a broad nose which is black in color and medium in size. The eyes are almond shaped. The color of the eyes varies between dark to light brown. Its eye rims are black and pigmented. Its ears are small, set high to the back of the skull. It has a slightly arched, medium length neck. When an Olde English Bulldogge is seen from the side, its body appears to be rectangular. It has a deep and wide chest. Its hind legs appear to be little longer as compared to the the forelegs. The hind legs are parallel, well muscled, straight and set apart. The Olde English Bulldogge dogs weigh from sixty to eighty pounds whereas the bitch weighs between fifty-five to seventy pounds. The dogs measures seventeen to twenty inches at withers and the bitches sixteen to nineteen inches.
Temperament
You can buy The Olde English Bulldogge as a companion dog or also a working dog. It owns the temperament and ability to do various types of works. The Olde English Bulldogge has an alert, friendly and confident disposition. It is an expressive dog at all places, in the show ring and also outside it. It can serve a great companion dog due to its friendly temperament and those looking for a working dog can also buy it due to its strength and power.
General Health
The Olde English Bulldogge may emerge a better breed in health when compared to other modern breeds of Bulldogg but like any other dog it may suffer from some health disorders. The proponents of Olde English Bulldogge maintain that the breed is free from disorders found in the purebred English bulldogs. The good breeders are taking help of X-rays to decrease the risk of hip dysplasia. They are also getting their dogs evaluated by organizations like OFA (Orthopedic Foundation for Animals) and PennHIP (University of Pennsylvania Hip Improvement Program). The Olde English Bulldogge is earning respect in many fields such as weight pulling, obedience and therapy training. It is not required to be kept in air conditioned spaces during hot days. It does not have breathing problems and this is an excellent thing about the breed. When it needs to be bred, artificial insemination is not considered as a standard protocol. Natural ties are standard for breeding an Olde English Bulldogge. The new breeders are being educated by the breeders from OEBKC (Olde English Bulldogge Kennel Club). The breeders from OEKBC are making them equipped with useful information like genetic disorders and how to keep testing their dogs for these disorders and prevent them from passing onto the offspring. They are also being taught the importance of selective breeding.
To know more details about the breed do not forget to check my other article, ‘Should I buy an Olde English Bulldogee?’

Olde English Bulldogge Puppies For Sale

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Should I buy an Olde English Bulldogge?
It is very natural to find yourself surrounded by various questions when you are planning to buy a puppy of a particular breed. At times, you may ask yourself, if the breed you are planning to buy is suitable for you and your family or not. Here are some of the questions answered that may arise in your mind when planning to buy The Olde English Bulldogge.
1. How long will I enjoy the companionship of the Olde English Bulldogge?
The average life span of the Olde English Bulldogge is eleven to fifteen years. Proper care, vaccination, diet, exercise etc. can help the dog lead a longer life.

2. Can I easily train the Olde English Bulldogge?
This breed is intelligent and it wants to please the owners. It is a little stubborn at times but basically its eagerness to make the owner happy helps the training process. A little patience and consistency works great.

3. What type of training is required for this breed?
Basic obedience is a must for Olde English Bulldogge. Any Bulldogge who is confident and strong loves to be the boss and if you let him dominate you and be the boss, he will certainly be that. It is necessary to establish his place in the home as early as possible by the owner.

4. Why is it necessary to keep The Olde English Bulldogge busy?
Like many other dog, it tends to be destructive, if it gets bored. If you don’t assign him a job, he will find that for himself and what is chosen by him might not be liked by you. Work can be anything that helps him be busy for some time: agility, therapy, playing fetch and retrieve and even along walk will work for him.

5. Will my Old English Bulldogge love and play with my children?
Yes, this breed loves and adores children. The bond is stronger when an Olde English Bulldogge gets a chance to be raised with them. However, they are Bulldogge and slight roughness is a part of them. Like any other dog, there should be adult supervision when Olde English Bulldogge is playing with the children.

6. Do I have enough space in my home for a dog of this breed?
The average size of male Olde English Bulldogge is 17 to 20 inches at the withers and they weigh between sixty to eighty pounds. The female is about fifteen to nineteen inches tall and weighs between 55 to 70 pounds.

7. I live in an apartment….Is Olde English Bulldogge good for me?
If you have time to provide your dog exercise, love and care they can prove good apartment dogs too. If you need to lock him in a crate while you are off to office for 12 hours, this breed may not be a good choice for you.

8. What does ‘sufficient amount of exercise’ mean ?
This depends on a particular dog. Even in the same breed, different dogs require different amounts of exercise. Some Olde English Bulldogges will be satisfied with a leisurely walk while others may require much more than that. In general, this breed needs moderate exercise. If you can’t provide at least moderate exercise, you should consider buying some other breed. They are athletic, so they need to go out and play the ball in the day, though they would love to rest at your feet during night.

9. I’ve other dogs at home….Will the Olde English Bulldogge get along with them?
Olde English Bulldogge has a tendency to show some aggression towards the same sex dogs. However, they gel with the other sex easily. If you still want to add an olde English Buldogge to your family, the best way to do this is to bring him and introduce to other dogs when he is a puppy. Train him to know, you’re the boss and not he so that he does not try to dominate the other dogs. You may also consider spaying / neutering the stock that you don’t want to breed.

10. Will he chew and destroy my possessions?
Like all other dogs, the Olde English Bulldogge chews and needs to chew. However, you might find him chewing more than other dogs. All you should do is to make him know what he should and what he should not. Give him chew toys, to save your possessions.

11. Will he slobber?
No, this makes The Olde English Bulldogge very different from the mastiffs. They don’t have a slobbering problem. But, you may still want not to stand near himwhen you are all set for a party and your dog has just had lots of water.

12. Does he require special grooming?
No, he has basic grooming requirements. He needs a good bath, timely nail trimming, cleaning of ears and teeth. They however love good brushing. While giving bath, you should pay attention to the folds as there may be hidden dirt and grime, so the folds need proper cleaning with a little extra care.

13. Will the Olde English Bulldogge shed?
Yes, they shed moderately.

14. How much will I need to pay for the Olde English Bulldogge?
The reasonable price for a quality Olde English Bulldogge is $1200 to $5000. But, you should not let the price guide you. The puppy that is priced high may necessarily not be the best among the stock. You may also need to pay some shipping charges, so be ready to pay that. Similarly, breeders who are selling puppies at very low prices without any reason may be trying to fool you. Their puppy might be of low quality and if you buy it to save money, you might be required to pay a lot more when health issues arise in future. Buy your puppy from a reputable breeder who has all valid papers to show you and provides health guarantee, even if the puppy he is selling is priced a little high.