(Olde Renaissance Style)
We are working extra hard to produce the Classic Olde time Bulldogs , by staying true to the Renaissance Style of the 1889 standard.
We have carefully selected our bloodlines to produce the best Olde Style bulldog. Keep in mind , it?s taken many years of prime selection to stay true to the Classic Olde Time Bulldog. And with help from friends and family we will go strong for many years to come.
The Classic Bulldog breed standard is a detailed written description of the perfect bully "type" or "flawless" bully Classic Bulldog. By out crossing the biggest Olde and Victorian Bulldogges into our Classic American Bulldogs, they will stay true to the Renaissance style Bulldog. That's a bigger style bulldog than a standard Olde ; we used very bully AB females, bred to an extra-large Olde and Victorian Style males to produce our more southern style bulldogs in the begaining of our breeding program. Healthy bulldogs breed to work, protect and are extremely loyal to their master.
Our Vision, we are shooting for the 1889 bulldog drawing or the head on the 1901 American Bulldog Stamp.
A well written, detailed breed standard is a very effective tool that can be used to assists Classic RENAISSANCE Bulldog breeders in the selection process and evaluation of Classic RENAISSANCE Bulldog that are being considered for a structured breeding program or as a possible conformation show participant.
The Classic RENAISSANCE Bulldog breed standard should always be used as a written guide and reference to current and future Classic RENAISSANCE Bulldog breeders. Breeders are striving for the old first generation Johnson AB lines, like Mean Machine and King Kong .We strive to keep bully dogs that keep the look of the old time American Bulldogs of a 100 years ago. Our lines will be referred to as the Olde Time Lines or Classic RENAISSANCE Bulldogs. We breed for the classic bully look .
It is important that Classic RENAISSANCE Bulldog breeders understand and use the Classic RENAISSANCE Bulldog breed standard, as the offspring they produce will have an impact on the Classic RENAISSANCE Bulldog breed in the future for many generations.
The goal of all reputable Classic RENAISSANCE Bulldog breeders is to achieve perfection as far as correct breed type, health and temperament.
Classic Breed Standard
General Description: The ideal Classic RENAISSANCE Bulldogs is a medium to large size dog that is a loyal and a courageous athlete.
The Classic RENAISSANCE Bulldog should possess a sound temperament and has great strength, agility and confidence.
The Classic RENAISSANCE Bulldog's expression should reflect intelligence and alertness.
Its sturdy, powerful, yet compact frame is characteristically stockier and heavier boned in the males and more refined in the females.
Some aloofness with strangers and assertiveness with other dogs is accepted.
When viewed from the side, the skull and muzzle are parallel to one another and joined by a well-defined stop.
The stop is very deep and abrupt, almost at a right angle with the muzzle. Despite the depth of the stop, the forehead is wider than it is high.
Drop ears - The ears are set high, level with the upper line of the skull, accentuating the skull's width. At the base, the ear is just slightly raised in front and then hangs along the cheek. The tip is slightly rounded. When pulled toward the eye, the ear should not extend past the outside corner of the eye.
Semi-prick ears - Same as drop ears except that only the tips of the ears drop forward.
Rose ears - Rose ears are small and set high on the skull.
Fault: Hound ears.
The teeth should not be visible when the mouth is closed
Black eye rim pigment is preferred, yet other colors are accetablet.
Fault: Visible haw. Disqualifying Fault: Crossed and/or nonsymmetrical eyes.
Faults: Neck too short and thick; thin or weak neck.
The loin is short, broad, and slightly arched, blending into a moderately sloping croup.
The flank is moderately tucked up and firm. Faults: Swayback; sloping topline.
Elbows that are bowed or twisted are a fault from minor to a disqualification, based on severity.
Rear - The rear legs should be well muscled, moderately angulated and parallel.
Pasterns should be strong and upright. Weak pasterns are a major fault.
Cow hocked is a fault from minor to a disqualification, based on the severity.
Dogs should single track. Pacing or crabbing is a serious fault.
Weak pasterns and/or splayed feet are disqualifying faults.
Weight: Males are typically larger with heavier bone and more muscle than females. Both sexes, however, should have a well-balanced overall appearance, yet maintain the bulldog look.
Preferred weight in mature male ranges from 75 to 105 pounds; in a mature female, from 60 to 90 pounds.
not over the back of the dog. Serious fault: Tail curled over the back; corkscrew tail; upright tail when the dog is relaxed. The tail helps the dog ballance during working and stays true to the Olde Bulldog standard. Which recommends that tail not be docked.