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Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog

Origin United States
GroupWorking Dogs
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Other Names
What other names does the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog have? The breed also known as...
Otto Bulldog, Catahoula Bulldog
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Purebred
Price
How much does the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it?
800-1200

General Appearance

Size
What is the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog's size? How big is this dog?
Large
Weight
How much does the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog weigh?
Male: 100 pounds (47 kg), Female: 78 pounds (34 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of this canine?
Male: 100 pounds (47 kg), Female: 78 pounds (34 kg)
Height
How tall is the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog?
24 inches (61 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido?
24 inches (61 cm)

Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog have? What does this canine coat look like?
Fine
Colors
What color is the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog's coat? What color is a proper this fido coat?
BlackFawnRedBrindleGreyWhite
Grooming
How to groom the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog and how often?
Effortless: The Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog requires minimal grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary. Ears and eyes should be cleaned sometimes to avoid infections. Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog is one of the best choices if you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of a high maintenance dog. Highly recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent this canine shedding?
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs shed none to minimal. Having a puppy from this breed you don't have to be afraid of your couch or car covered by dog hair. Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs could be the best choice if you don't tolerate dog hair.

Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog have?
DutifulProtectiveTrainableLovingResponsible
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog?
Average: Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog's has average obedience intelligence. Patience is needed for teaching this breed to any tricks and commands though, but it's worth the effort. They understand and memorize new commands in 25-40 repetitions. This breed obeys for the first command 50% of the time or better.
Trainability
Are Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs are quite easy to train. Sometimes they can be challenging, but if you're consistent in teaching new commands they will obey for sure.
Playfulness
How playful dog breed is this dog?
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs, like any other average dog breed, like playing. Sometimes they bark as excitement for playing, but they are not the most playful dog breed.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive is it?
They are a little bit more emotional than other dog breeds. They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs don't tolerate irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits really well.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they?
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs are loving and affectionate dogs. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does need this dog?
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Barking
Do Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs bark a lot? Why does my dog bark?
Average: The Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog barks occasionally. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and same barks could have a different meaning. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Are Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs good watchdogs?
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs are one of the best watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're very consistent in their effort. The best vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're very territorial and protective about their property, so the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs will alert you if they sense something different.
Territorial
Does this canine have an aggressive/protective behavior of their territory/property?
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs are extremely protective guard dogs. This breed doesn't hesitate to protect their territory so the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog can be a good choice if you want an excellent guard dog. Keep calm and the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog will take care of unwanted people or animals.
Biting Potential
How likely are you to get bite from this dog? Why do dog bites happen?
Moderate
The Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog has an average chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog do? How big is the mouthiness potential of this breed?
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not an aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog to run away? This dog wanderlust potential:
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs have average wanderlust potential. Sometimes they like to explore the world and they might escape once or twice, but usually, they prefer staying safely at home. Safer to teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive?
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen. Training can help to achieve good behavior.
Apartment Friendly
Are Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs good apartment dogs? Can they live in a flat?
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle. They need to be outside in the garden, or you must walk them for a few hours every day.
Adaptability
Are they adaptive and easy to handle?
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.

Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they good with strangers? Are they friendly with strangers?
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs are not stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs kid-friendly dogs? Are they good with young children?
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido temperament with cats?
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs are average friendly dogs towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Are they dog-friendly with other dogs? How well do Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs get along with dogs? What is this canine temperament with dogs?
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs are not dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog is not the best choice.

Health Factors

Health Issues
Are they healthy breed? Do Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs have health problems?
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds. Regular vet check-ups are needed.
Life Expectancy
How long do Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs live? What is this dog average life span?
12-15 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog breed hypoallergenic?
No
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog have? How high is the energy level of this fido?
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Exercise Need
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs require per day?
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs have an average exercise need. This breed is satisfied with short walks every weekday and a long one on weekends.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
3 to 4.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
How easy to gain weight for this dog? The risk for obesity:
Average to High. If you don't pay attention to the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog's weight, he can easily gain weight. More than one daily walk should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate cold and hot weather?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Medium
The Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency
Do they drool? How much does it drool?
The Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog is a perfect example for low drooling tendency. If you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog could be a good choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool less than others, just like the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog pregnancy last? How long does it take to have a few puppies?
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the bitch’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
How often can the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog have a litter? Twice a year (maximum)
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
4-8 puppies

Advantages

  • Grooming: Effortless: The Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog requires minimal grooming.
  • Shedding Level: Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs shed none to minimal.
  • Drooling tendency: The Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
  • Watchdog Ability: Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs are one of the best watchdogs.
  • Mouthiness: Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Adaptability: Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Territorial: Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs are extremely protective guard dogs.

Disadvantages

  • Hypoallergenic: Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Weight Gain Potential: Average to High.
  • Apartment Friendly: Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.

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