BullyPedia is an online pedigree resource servicing individuals, fanciers and breeders with recording, maintaining and researching of their chosen breed pedigrees. The goal and purpose of a breed standard serves a blueprint or a guideline for fanciers and breeders who choose to preserve the breed as it stands today. BullyPedia believes strongly to adhere to each registry standard to help our bully breed to move forward in breeding stock, its conformation and for future generations to come. Below, are link to each registries’ unique standards for breed BullyPedia recognizes. *BullyPedia is an independent organization and not affiliated in anyway with the Canine Registries indicated below and only serves as an education resource for BullyPedia members and its’ affiliates. All logos are properties of its respective registries and displayed for informational purposes only.
The American Bully should give the impression of great strength for its size. It is a compact and medium/large size dog with a muscular body and blocky head. The American Bully should have the appearance of heavy bone structure with a bulky build and look. Click on link to view the entire ABKC breed standard here.
ADBA American Pitbull Terrier Standard
Presentation of an adult dog should be of a lean, exercised animal, showing a hint of rib and backbone (without hipbones showing) with muscles firm and defined. Clean, glossy coat with short trimmed nails. Presentation of dogs in the puppy classes should be of a well nourished puppy, showing no ribs, backbone or hips. Coat should be glossy with short, trimmed nails. Click on link to view the entire ADBA breed standard here.
The goals and purposes of this breed standard include: to furnish guidelines for breeders who wish to maintain the quality of their breed and to improve it; to advance this breed to a state of similarity throughout the world; and to act as a guide for judges. Click on link to view the entire UKC breed standard here.
AKC American Staffordshire Breed Standard
General Impression: The American Staffordshire Terrier should give the impression of great strength for his size, a well put-together dog,muscular, but agile and graceful, keenly alive to his surroundings. He should be stocky, not long-legged or racy in outline. His courage is proverbial. Head: Medium length, deep through, broad skull, very pronounced cheek muscles, distinct stop;and ears are set high. Ears – Cropped or uncropped, the latter preferred. Uncropped ears should be short and held rose or half prick. Full drop to be penalized. Eyes – Dark and round, low down in skull and set far apart. No pink eyelids. Muzzle- Medium length, rounded on upper side to fall away abruptly below eyes. Click on link to view the entire AKC breed standard here.
UKC American Bulldog Standard
The American Bulldog is a powerful, athletic short-coated dog, strongly muscled, and well boned. The body is just slightly longer than tall. The head is large and broad, with a wide muzzle. Ears are small to medium in size, high set, and may be drop, semi-prick, rose, or cropped. The tail may be docked or natural. The American Bulldog comes in solid colors, white with colored patches, and brindle. Gender differences are well expressed in this breed, with males typically larger and more muscular than females. Honorable scars resulting from field work are not to be penalized. The American Bulldog should be evaluated as a working dog, and exaggerations or faults should be penalized in proportion to how much they interfere with the dog’s ability to work. Click on link to view the entire UKC breed standard here.