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INTERVIEW WITH FRANK ROCCA

Q: WHO OR WHAT GOT YOU INTO THE DOGS? I was in Elementary School, 5th Grade, approximately 10 years old and a friend of mine brought a magazine which had an expose on dog fighting in Mexico. I was quite intrigued and knew that I had to have one of these dogs. I found one when I was in High School. My dad took me to buy my first dog....

INTERVIEW WITH JERRY J. HOLLOWAY

INTERVIEW WITH JERRY J. HOLLOWAY

Taken years ago, by Dawnrest. Who was your first dog? I was given my first dog by an old dogman named Jim Searcy. Jim was from Chattanooga, TN.. The first dog I got was “SMOKEY” from A. D. Braswell. He use to pull my three children on a wooden sled with cement blocks. I built the sled for him. How long have you been interested in these dogs? I’ve been...

STONE CITY KENNELS GRCH YELLOW BUCK

Here is a little bit about a fine bulldog named “Destroyer”. His registered name was “Yellow Buck” and was bred and raised by Jesse of Stone City Kennels. Yellow Buck was sired by Gr. Ch. Buck ROM out of Stone City Kennels’ Awesome Baby ROM. Yellow Buck was dark brindle, with a red nose and he weighed about 53lbs. conditioned. His first match was at the age of two and...

FINKLE WINKLE’S CH DOLLY

Before I’ll tell you the life story of this game little 30 lbs p.w. female, I’ll tell you about her ability to produce winning long-winded hard scratching game dogs which should made any dogman proud. When bred to F.W.K.’s 1xw ”Dutch” (Maloney’s Ch. Bert x Hall’s Hot Load) she produced the 1x winner in 2.04 Milkman’s ”Spike”, defeated KKK’s ”Champ” on a hot Florida summer night, proving to be deadgame by running...

GR CH ADAMS’ ZEBO

In the early 1970’s, in North Carolina, was a young fancier named Lonzo Pratt who was just starting in the dog game and was purchasing and breeding some well bred dogs from known dog men. He had purchased a young tested gyp from J. Loposay by the name of Fay, who was sold because she turned cold and wouldn’t start for Jack Kelly and was left on Loposay’s yard by...

EVOLUTION KENNEL MACHOBUCK

Southern Kennel’s had flown in SCK’s Blondie from Ecuador to Florida to breed to Super Kennel’s Ch.357. However, the bitch did not take. At that time. Evolution Kennel’s had a Gr.Ch.Mayday-SCK’s Blondie female named Macha that was in heat. So, Evolution Kennel’s called Southern and asked if he could use the stud fee and send SK the pick of the litter female. Southern Kennel’s thought about the expense of another...