One spring afternoon in 2005, I was visiting my neighbor who raises American Bulldogs. I was attempting to recover from a devastating life change and actually, I went to her house for a sympathetic ear. When I was leaving, I walked past a litter of young puppies playing in the front yard. I commented, "I am a FOOL for a puppy !!!!"Within seconds, she reached into the mound of pups and handed me a beautiful male. She said, "I want you to take this puppy and plant him as a seed. Grow him into your dreams!! Be happy again. I miss your smile."
Well, meet Seeder...my very first male American Bulldog. His trademark eye patches show up on almost all his offspring, as does his one brindle spot at the base of his tail. Seeder helped me to heal, taught me to love again, brought out the best in me, and gave me a goal. Seeder saved my life, my sanity, and my spirit. He, and the Lord above, gave me my SECOND WIND.
Second Wind is proud to announce our new MALE addition, REDMOND !!! Redmond is the son of Seeder and Mercy, born May 2009.
As of January, 2012, Redmond is now 2.5 years young and weighing in at 123 pounds. Redmond produces tall, long-bodied LARGE puppies !! And beautiful colors !! We are really looking forward to his new offspring in 2012 ! THANK YOU GOD for this beautiful, healthy, robust American Bulldog !! Everyone who meets Redmond is taken by his beautiful brindle markings, his enormous size, and his fantastic temperament ! He is a huge lap dog , never met a stranger, LOVES kids and having company !! Redmond lives in the house with me and is extremely protective of our "area". He is every bit as sweet-natured as his Daddy Seeder. I am so privileged to have him !
UPDATE !!!!!.... now TEN YEARS LATER.... Summer of 2015....
I am thrilled to be working with my second generation of breeding stock now, ten years into this wonderful Adventure !!! I thank God for His constant care and provision each and every day ! This is absolutely the BEST time of my life. I LOVE my "job"and consider it a privilege to raise my beautiful, robust puppies here on the farm in southern Missouri !! I want to encourage you to read over the "Testimonial Pages" and see for yourselves some of the remarkable offspring from years past, along with a brief "testimonial" from their families.
All of the first generation dogs, including Seeder, have been neutered/ spayed/ retired and living the good life with my friends and relatives, mostly back in Texas.
Here on the farm in southern Missouri, we now have:
1 Male stud, Redmond, is now 6 years young and going strong @ 128 pounds of pure muscle and high drive. His puppies are quite large Scott-type , generally very colorful, with excellent conformation and great temperaments ! He produces lots of brindles. Long legged, long bodied.
2 Male stud, Big Shoes, will be turning four years young in November of 2015. He is a remarkably agile 135 pounds of happiness, gentleness, and just plain LOVE !!! What a blessing he is to Second Wind Farm ! His sire is now a titled Grand Champion. His mom is also a titled Champion American Bulldog. He produces VERY LARGE Johnson-type puppies, generally white with various brindle markings, excellent conformation, and fantastic temperaments. Long legs, wide bodied, big-boned.
2011-2016 R.I.P Big Shoes
3Promise Keeper/ Miss Scarlett/ RichyRich/ and Spitfire are our current breeding stock females. Please click on Adults tab to view numerous pics of each !
And a HUGE shout out and THANK YOU to all of the families who have trusted me to provide them their new best friends for 10 years now ! I appreciate each and every one of you and look forward to helping many more families acquire the BEST puppy/ dog you will EVER own !!!!!
Puppies in 2012. Pictured from left-to-right: Spitfire, River Dance, Big Shoes and Scarlett.
RichyRich x Gus - DUE 9/26/2016 - Johnson Champion Bloodlines
Blessing x Gus - DUE 10/7/2016 - Johnson Champion Bloodlines
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