Category: Dogman history

Andre Giroux

Andre Giroux Andre Giroux was a French Canadian who showed Americans that we did not have the monopoly on game bred American Bull Terriers. He is kown as, and definitly was, a top handler, conditioner, and match maker. I feel that his greatest talent was the ability to know which dogs to use for breeding and how to most effectively cross them. He was similar to one of his peers, Maurice...

In memory of Howard Heinzl

Howard Heinzl, was born in Chicago, April 30, 1914. He was raised on the south side, where games of sand lot football filled his days. There were no referees around to blow the whistle every time there was a little “piling on” or someone received a good kick in the nose, and every game ended in a fight! Sure it was a little rough, but was considered a lot of...

INTERVIEW WITH LESTER HUGHES

INTERVIEW WITH LESTER HUGHES In the last issue of the Times, we gave a brief introduction to one of the ‘living legends’ of the dog Game, ‘The Old Mountain Man’. We now present part II of “The Old Man on the Mountain”; an interview we conducted with Lester Hughes in November of 1990, in which Mr. Hughes talks about-among other things-some of his early matches, and some of the ‘modern...

INTERVIEW WITH DAVID TANT

What is your all time favorite dog off of your GR CH YELLOW? David Tant: Grand Champion RODNEY because he was the best I ever saw off YELLOW. He had it all and plenty of it. Taipan: YELLOW was bred quite extensively. Are there any special dogs that stand out in your mind as being great off of him? David Tant: Too many to list them all. That is why...