The Wilkinson Bulldog is one the New Types of Bulldog that take Inspiration by the Original Bulldog lookin for more athletic bulldog. Lolly Wilkinson started a wilkinson Bulldog Selection without looking to the appearance of the new type of bulldog but looking to health a working qualities preserving the historical functions of the breed as the strong bite. The Wilkinson Bulldog Character is anyway friendly without loosing the quality of courage and deterimnation of original bulldogs. The Wilkinson Breeding Program is based over inbreeding because started with just two dogs. Anyway the inbreeding program did not problems over health of Wilkinson Bulldogs The Most Famous Wilkinson Kennel is by the Wilkinson Breeder Lolly Wilkinson and is situated in Canada. Lolly Wilkinson is a deep researcher about bulldogs and she worked also with other resercher to find a perfect bulldog with a normal activity level. Lolly Wilkinson took contacts also with Ken Mollet of the Victorian Bulldogs. Lolly Wilkinson is Canadian Breeder that lives in Vancouver Island in British Columbia. She got the idea to breed a new Bulldog breed because of 2 bulldogs imported by her grandfather on 1946 who started the Lolly Wilkinson Breeding Program. The Wilkinson Bulldog is one of the more unknown new Tipes of bulldogs so there are not other famous Wilkinson Bulldog breeders in Usa after Lolly wilkinson. Lolly Wilkinson started is breeding program to get e dog non so estreme as the english bulldog, with longest legs and a longest muzzle. The Wilkinson Bulldog that Lolly Wilkinson breeded was a guard dog with something similar to mastiffs, boxer and staffordshire bulldog. The history of molosser breeds is not clear. Someone tells that the modern molosser are the direct descendents of the Roman Molosser, but others tell the direct descendents of the Roman Molosser are quiete different from Bulldogs but more similar to Caucasian Sheperd or to the Charplaninaz. Because of this Theorie not even the Pugnaces Britanico was similar to the actual bulldogs but was similar to the Irish Wolfhound. The Wilkinson Bulldog is not recognized by the AKC or others Organizations but with internet is gaining more popularity and Breeders. The Appearance of the Wilkinson Bulldog is similar to the Old English Bulldogs, the wieght is highest than the actual bulldog and is from 50 pounds up to 75 pounds. The Wilkinson Bulldog Breed is healty, athletic and fit for functions. The Wilkinson Bulldogs have a Muscolar Appearance with no fat and is bigger than the bulldog.
This is the original description of bulldogs on 1632: "the true and most common, should be white with a black spot about the ears or eyes. "This another description of bulldogs on the 18's century: "white dog with little dark spots aruond the eye or the ear". The Original bulldog should be the forefather of the white english bulldog also called old southern white bulldog, old english white bulldog, english white bulldog or white english bulldog. White english bulldog was imported in the in spanish florida and the other southern region during the 18's century, before enactment of the law to prevent bull baiting and was an utility work dog in the farms as herding dog, catch dog, live stock guardian dog, hunting dog. In popular culture the white english bulldog should be the ancestor of the american bulldog. The enduring popularity of the bulldog help the surviving or creation of many types of bulldogs. R. Lane with other kennels organized the White English Bulldog Preservation Society in 2006. The White English Bulldog should have an english bulldog strain crossed with a spanish bulldog strain that gave birth to many types of local bulldogs in the southern states. The personality of the white english bulldog should a dedicated companion dog, cute and handsome, however is authorized a guardian dog nature. The white english bulldog's description is similar to the american bulldog breed standard a short-haired dog characterized by a compact, broad and muscular structure. The size is largest than english bulldog, male 65lbs/110lbs and females 55lbs/85lbs, legs are longer, the smuzzle is longer. However the white english bulldog gives birth naturally, without caesarian operations, can suffers of similar health disorders as bull dog related breeds such as join dysplasia, breathing disorders and skin deseases.
. The Old Southern Bulldog is a type of bulldog breeded by Joshua Kennels. This american breeder thinks that the southern type of the american bulldogs represents the bulldog who has characteristics more similar to those of the ancient Bulldog original of UK. History of the bulldog breed is full of legendary stories so the best for historical studies is to look at the art works over bulldog of the bull baiting time. I think that the more near descendent of the original pure breed bulldog is the english bulldog born in lincolnshire, the original land of english bulldogs, while joshua kennels think that the more near descendent of that dog is the performance type of american bulldog. The american bulldog is a young breed, before the same type of bulldog had different names as Bulldog, Southern Catch Dog, White English, Old Country White, Old Time Bulldog. The American Bulldog arrived in usa during the 18's century but the population of american bulldogs was mostly in the southern regions used as a farm dog or cattle dog in Florida, Alabama, Georgia and Carolina. In this southern states the bulldogs was a farmer dogs, used as working and hunting dogs, as to herd wild cattle togheter with the horse, the bulldog was hard enough to attack the escaping cows. In this american states there are legendary stories about bulldog and his fighting with wild animals such as bears or coyotes. The original bulldog was a performace dog for with qualities as speed, power and tenacity good for wild animals. . The description of the bulldog of the 1632 said "They have great heads and great lips with such, men helped him at the baiting of the bull and at hunting of a wild boar. They hold fast at the catching of each, the true and most common, should be white with a black spot about the ears or eyes. Any beast that he might come to he should hold with his Seizure and naught leave it". Cotgrave described 3 characteristics which distinguish the American Bulldog of the present day. He had a large, short and thick head and short muzzle; he was remarkable for his high courage and when he attached an animal he hung on. It is also proved that he was used in bull-baiting and the hunting of wild boar. Another description of the 18's century confirm the white coat with a dark spot writing: "one of the most fierce and strong of his canine race, having a nose short, and the under jaw larger than the upper. Such is the strength and ferocity of these animals, that four of them have been known to master a lion, and when they are turned loose on a bull, and have once properly seized him, nothing short of the loss of life or the giving way of the part can disengage thema white dog with little dark spots aruond the eye or the ear. In the same period another writer described the bulldog: "A bulldog, though inoffensive and harmless when properly domesticated, forms to the eye of timidity a most terrific appearance. The breed is by no means so numerous as formerly, in consequence of the gradual decline of bull-baiting and the great number taken abroad, for many of which very great prices were obtained". The american bulldog is gaining popularity in last years also because of some hollywood films and actually is divided in many different strains as Johnson, Scott, Williamson, Painter, Tate, Joshua, with different dimensions, characteristics and coat colours. One of this strains of american bulldog is the white bulldog who is bred from almost one century by some southern breeder. Joshua Kennel is trying to maintain this bulldog bloodline pure as a working dog or a performance dog
The head is massive and powerful. Region: Skull: The skull is large, broad and almost square. Its circumference, specially in males, is greater than the perimeter of the chest measured at the withers. The forehead is broad and flat. The furrow well defined. Seen from the front, the shape of the skull hides the occiput. The upper lines of the skull and muzzle are almost parallel, slightly convergent. The stop viewed from the side, it is strongly defined, viewed from the front, you do not notice that, thanks to the forehead, which delimit a furrow pronounced. Region Muzzle: The jaw muscles are strong, protruding, and reach the middle region below the eyes. Although some folds can form laterally on the jaw muscles, we can say that, overall, the skin of the head has no folds. The nose is black and large. The vertical line between the nostrils is well defined. The face, starting from the inner corner of the eye, is large and conical, and remember to profile a blunt cone with a wide base. The nasal bone is straight and slightly upward. The length of the muzzle is in proportion of 1 to 3 with the length of the skull. The upper lip covers the lower to middle part of the nose, where the corners. The lining of the mouth is red, and has distinct transversal ridges and the edge of the gums is black. The bones of the jaws are strong with properly aligned incisors, canines set wide apart, and a complete set of teeth, with strong white teeth. The closure is undershot, the range of the not exaggerated undershot bite should not exceed 1 cm. When the mouth is closed, you should not see the teeth. The eyes are large, oval, with large eye opening, sharply defined slightly oblique. The color of the iris is as dark as possible, in accordance with the color of the coat. You should not see the conjunctiva. From the front, you see the whites of their eyes. The eyes are set low and wide apart. The ears, set high and the side, are quite small, rolled and folded back, let you see the inside of the ear, it is a so-called "rose ear". At rest, the tip of the ear is further down the line of the eye.
The neck is strong, thick, in harmony with the whole, the width of its insertion in the chest is approximately equal to the diameter of the head; blends well into the withers. The skin is slightly loose, is allowed a slight dewlap.
The loin and hips, short and relatively narrow, forming an arc pronounced towards the croup. The croup is about 1 to 2 cm higher than the withers, inclined at 30 degrees to the horizontal, is slightly narrower than the rib cage. The chest is slightly cylindrical, well let down to the elbows. It is wide at the withers, as the tips of the blades are separated. The line of the chest is parallel to the ground. That belly gets up and is slightly retracted, never whippety. The tail is set on low. Thick at root, tapering towards the tip reaches the hock ends at the tip. Hanging naturally at rest, in action form the backbone. a slight curve and is raised up to the line
The shoulders are moderately short, slightly oblique, slightly protruding. The arm is straight, parallel, well spaced from each other. The elbow is removed from the chest, given the scale of the chest, but by no means is deflected out. L 'forearm is well muscled, straight, with strong bone. The front foot is solid, with strong fingers but very tight and slightly arched. The bearings are weakly pigmented
The limbs p. are muscular, longer than the front. The thigh is long, with of course angled joints. The hock is short, straight and strong. Dewclaws are not desired. The hind feet are, on the whole, an oval shape, are solid, with strong fingers and longer than those of the front feet. We prefer pigmented pads. The typical gait of the breed is the trot.
The skin is pretty thick: Close fitting to body except on neck, where a slight dewlap is permitted. The coat is short and rough to the touch. The colors are: brindle, fawn and black. In brindle dogs, dark tones are preferred, in fawn dogs are preferred shades intense. Are allowed white spots on the feet of the front, chest and face but that do not exceed 30% of the entire coat. It is also allowed a black mask.
height at withers
males: 55cm/58cm females: 52cm/55cm
males: 35kg/38kg females: 30kg/34kg
Any departure from the foregoing points should be considered a fault will be penalized according to its seriousness: Height at the withers higher than the croup - Overshot exceeding 1 cm-Scissor or pincer - Lack of two premolars - Ears not "rose "that is, ears hanging flat, adherent to the cheeks, or erect ears insertion, even if the end is in pink - Coda that is shaped like that of the Bulldog - Any other serious defect in the Standard - Shyness, aggressiveness - Overshot - Light eyes or yellow - Ears and tail cut - White that exceeds 30% of the mantle, and elsewhere than on front legs, chest and face - Stains of any other color NB: Male animals should have two apparently normal testicles fully descended into the scrotum.
ca de bou is a molosser breed characterized by medium dimension with considerable and potent structure, lightly elongated. The head is more strong and powerfull in males than in females. The Character of the ca de bou is calm and docile, but if is inevitable show boldness and daringness. The behaviour of ca de bou is friendly with persons and tender and reliable with the handler. ca de bou is a utility working dog and his office is to be a guard dog or a defense dog. The temperament of ca de bou can be reactive just when is provoked. The origins of ca de bou are characterized to be very ancient and his forefather should be the ancient molosser. Ca de bou ancestors were imported in spain as a guard dog or catch dog to protect settlements by criminals, but ca de bou is considered native from spain with the name of mastiff of the iberian peninsula. In spain, his original land, the ca de bou had the same duties of the english bulldog in england to hunt and to fight with bulls or other animals. The first historical papers regarding the mastiff of the iberian peninsula are about the 1230 when is described as a dog of King James I. But to give birth to the ca de bou is necessary to wait until was established the british empire domination over minorca because of the utrecht treaty when the local dogs of minorca and mallorca, the mastiff of the iberian peninsula, were mixed with english guardian dogs and english fighting dogs The bull baiting was so popular in england that the english emigrants to minorca wanted to organize the same type of shows also in balears islands giving birth to the ca de bou that in spanish language means perro para toros, the translation in catalan language of bull dog: ca de bou. The ca de bou result enroled in the spanish book of dog origins at least from 1923. The first show in which result documentated the attendance of ca de bou was in barna, the capital of catalunya in 1929.