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Ed reid

Discussion in 'Breeder Discussion' started by killadev300, May 6, 2010.

  1. killadev300

    killadev300 Big Dog

    I am looking for any info articles on ed reid and ed reid bred dogs. I know one of his most famous dogs is skipper Rom. I also know he was the first or one of the first people to import APBTs into the UK and has a Kennel club in the UK. I guess what I am looking for is if anybody has any of his dogs and if so how they typically act or what traits is his bloodline(if he has one) is known for. Just looking for any info as the search tool did not turn up anything worthwhile. Any help would be greatly appreciated and would help alot with my research.
  2. sunbeam

    sunbeam CH Dog

    skipper dogs were long winded, had good wrestling ability, average mouthed and game, if you got a typical good one that is.
  3. His wife just publishd a book about him and his dogs. Havent read it yet but might be interesting for you.
  4. sunbeam

    sunbeam CH Dog

  5. killadev300

    killadev300 Big Dog

    thanks for the replies went to his site already though but is any of his stuff still around and making any impact?
  6. sunbeam

    sunbeam CH Dog

    not over here, the dogs are illegal to even own now.
  7. killadev300

    killadev300 Big Dog

    k cool thanks for the info i guess no one else has any articles or reading material or pics of his dogs and whether or not he has a bloodline :confused:
  8. Irish Pitbull

    Irish Pitbull Top Dog

    He lives in the UK where Pitbulls are banned, so he was 1 of the 1st people to start this 'Irish Staffordshire Bull Terrier' thing which is just a Pitbull renamed to get into the UK, so you can credit him with all the housing estates in England having Pitbulls now renamed as Irish Staffs to avoid the law, so they can walk around with their chest out scaring people and training their dogs to attack.
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  9. sunbeam

    sunbeam CH Dog

    what utter bollox.
    reid has never been involved with the "irish stafford" shit, he refuses to register staffords under this banner.
    very few dogs i have seen labelled as "irish staffords" were pit bull terriers imo, to be honest most appear to be badly bred, poorly put together crosses between a few bull terrier breeds.
  10. The Manc

    The Manc Pup

    Scotcsmans max was probably the best known sporting dog but that was in the late eighties,Pit bull news had all that type of info
  11. oldguy

    oldguy CH Dog

    (( The Great One ))

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  12. oldtymer

    oldtymer Top Dog

    Never ceases to amaze me where people like irish pitbull get their info from ??? :rolleyes:


    Hi, My name is Harry, I'm probably your youngest member @ 14yo :D (Hope thats not against the rules lol) Just joined so I could see some more Pitbulls and help out in any conversations you're having. Now don't think because of my age I don't know about Pits! I'm on another site called Ireland's Pit Bull Terrier Association, and I'm a Moderator and I'm judging the puppy class at our next Walk/Meet-up on Sunday 9th May.

    Just so you know I don't actually have a Pitbull yet, I have 2 Golden Retrievers (hence the name GoldenBoy on most sites, it was taken here :( ) But I am getting either an American Bulldog from Weight Pulling stock or a Staffy as my Dad doesn't like Pitbulls :( :eek: But i'll get 1 as soon as I get my own place in a couple of years :P

    The above is his (irish pitbull) intro thread and he wants an Ambully. His age is his only excuse.
    Ah, and also that he can help you out in any conversation you might have.
    Last edited by a moderator: May 7, 2010
  14. junkyard

    junkyard CH Dog

    unsure why he wants info on reid dogs if he is after an ambully.
  15. killadev300

    killadev300 Big Dog

    you have me mistaken there i wanted info on reid dogs and irish pitbull is the guy who is allegedly after an am bully. I'm not into bullies at all. Thanks for the pic of scotsman max ill see what i can find on him and if he produced anything. Help really appreciated.
  16. gar

    gar Banned

    hi , if u live in uk u might find some ried stuff , but owning a apbt is more hassle than its worht in the uk if u live in a town or city ,u need to be away from people .As for the ried stuff , i never liked it as a family , but in the early days in the ukm that was 95% of what was around ,and even when people started to import other lines ,the ried stuff was always the high % of blood available in the uk, and my feeling is that it was not so competitve when faced with top lines from the usa that were imported to holland and uk , although like all lines there were some good dogs ,but i would never have wanted to breed a yard around that ried stuff , and they also had a lot of man aggressive dogs in that line .Ed reid was not a dogman , but he imported the dogs just at the right time ,and he sold more than anyone in europe ,and must have made a fortune from the dogs.The fact is that ed reid was a dog peddler ,not trying to be nasty ,but that is the truth ,he was not a dogman who matched his dogs , his house in london was like a shop ,were you could buy books tshirts etc , and i would say that he was the foremost peddler of apbts in europe ,and thats fine ,but he didnt breed his dogs for the core or prove his dogs ,but they did well in the uk as i said ,untill they went outside there own bloodline ,then people started to see that there was better blood around ,and like all things ,the quality improved .
  17. killadev300

    killadev300 Big Dog

    thanks alot gar i dont live in the uk and it is legal to have the dogs down here but thanks for the info heard the name come up ,as his skipper dog is in some peds down here kinda way back in the fourth gen maybe third also and just wanted to get an idea of what reid dogs brought to the table.
  18. gog123

    gog123 Top Dog

    Be careful when buying a dog you think has reid blood in it, or any for that matter...really will need to do your homework of the asians will welcome you with open arms ;)
  19. milesaway

    milesaway Pup

    Max went on2 produce 2 champions himself hagar and yogie who were litter mates.
  20. C2K

    C2K Top Dog

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