Category: APBT Stories

GARNER’S ELMO

Elmo was sent to a person as a gift. He arrived up here as a 15 month old never touched dog. He won into very good comp up this way said partners hands in 37 minutes. He never got BIS either, should have yes, but it was given to the person that hosted the shows that night, even though the dog he showed Skinner had gone into a dog named...

KIRKLAND’S GR CH TEXAS

Texas’ first match was against Villarreal, which he won easily. His second match was into Mayo’s 4-time winner Plug. It went 1:15 and Plug didn’t make it in the end.  Third match was into Black Faul’s Diamond. For this fight I raised Texas’ weight up to 40 lbs. and this hurt him bad, because in the first 15 minutes Diamond never got off of his back but Texas steamed up...

COY’S GR CH BANJO ROM

In 1990 The texas Iron Man Coy D. and a friend purchased some dogs from the yard of Joe Hoskins and Tony McCool. They left with some very good prospects and a 10 month old male, who was whelped in April of 1989, out of McCool’s Sack and Hoskin’s Betty Joe. Since the litter was out of Sack, who had quit in 1:42 against a good dog of Bo Well’s,...

OLD MOUNTAIN MAN – Lester Hughes

It was December 1989. A few days earlier we had been married and we were now driving south on the Blue Ridge Parkway to visit with one of the most respected legends in the dog game. In spite of the unfamiliar geography, we had little trouble arriving at our destination. The road we were on ran parallel to a mountain creek, and on the other side of that creek we...

ZWETTLER’S GR CH MOSES ROM

Many great and well known dogs are combined inseparable with their breeder or owner, Zettler’s MOSES is probably the most known dog off of our breeding. He is from the breeding Raging Bull (Rushin) LITTLE ROCK x ZW DEBBIE. DEBBIE was off of CHINA’S first litter, when bred to Ch. SCALLYWAG. We sold her as a pup to a friend of us. DEBBIE was a calm, well balanced and hard...

Size-Up Kennel’s Ch Heffa

Like I always enjoy doing, we will start on this small tribute by pointing out some of the Bulldogs in the pedigree which made this game dog worthy of mentioning in the history books. We can start by looking at Von’s “Zachariah”, he comes from a long line of game dogs which can be found in many of our great dog’s pedigrees. Zacharaih was a son of Boyles Ch “Bolt Action” (ROM); who...