Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog Breed Profile
The Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog is a very eager to please breed. Alapahas are highly trainable and responsible animals, guarding both family and property. The attitude is very sweet and loving.
The alapaha blue blood bulldog is excellent with children and family alike. They are eager to please, with playful romping at an all time high. They are also very protective of children. This pet would make a good pet for someone with a child.
Lifespan and Weight
The lifespan of this robust breed is around 12 to 15 years. However, with the advancement of veterinary medicine, animals have been known to live up to 20 years or longer. This breed of dog has an average weight of around 78 to 100 lbs.
Would Make a Great Pet?
Alapaha blue blood bulldogs would make the perfect companion for someone with children and lots of love and attention to give. Needs a yard to play in, preferably with children.
This breed of dog doesn't come without its share of health problems. The most common condition is entropion, better known as inversion of the eyelids.
Shedding and Housebreaking Factor
This breed has a very thin coat of fur, so shedding is generally kept to a minimum. Grooming is required at least once per week though, with a bath around once every two weeks or so. Generally housebreaking is out of the question, as these dogs live to play outdoors.
Best Owner Compatibility
This is not the breed of dog that is appropriate for the apartment or condo dweller. Also not suited for the frequent traveler. This breed of dog needs lots of close attention from the owner or it will become neurotic. This breed needs to have a yard to play in. Being indoors makes it inactive which is bad for its health.
Where to buy
Reputable breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations.
Owning this breed does not come cheaply. The average cost of these dogs is around $1,500 to $2,000 each. Routine veterinary care should be included in your budget.
Calm and friendly disposition. Loves to horseplay.
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