About Our Program
Delaware Red Pitbulls
In 2004 Founder Matt Klosowski was determined to create and preserve a specific type of dog to his standards. The goal was always to achieve the best possible refined version similar to the traditional APBT, with consistency. Any breeder can buy dogs, breed them, and create the 1 hit wonder with a stroke of luck. The true ART OF BREEDING is creating consistency for many years. Matt must have the ultimate athlete suitable for pleasureable companionship in todays modern times. Matt always loved heavy structured dogs but with that heavy structure, typically sacrifices other attributes if not bred correctly. Matt also was raised in steel city called Claymont full of grit. Claymont is located on the east coast where hard times and crazy people was the norm. Naturally Guard dogs were desired but so was loving dogs. As a natural animal lover from birth, Matt knew animals was his destiny. That destiny led to creating a Guard dog thats veritile enough to also love on children. Kids are also what Matt get his lofe joy from. Through decades of meticulous selective breeding and several generations developed, they have developed a heavy structured athletic dog that can breath and work at a ultimate level but cuddle children and grandmothers. And they are available to the public! These Klosowski Reds have excellent intelligent working minds with serious natural raw aptitude. They are capable of performing many working tasks such as hunting, personal protection, competitive weight pulling, wall climbing, swimming, or simply active life companionship. DRP has unique and expressional dogs that stem from traits such as high intelligence and inquisitive playful nature. DRP feels their versatility is whats makes the Klosowski Red very desired. The Klosowski Red has excellent balances of working prey drive like the traditional APBT and defensive drive like a german shepard. These dogs will also cuddle with your children. The art and practice of balance is Matts life dedication ⚖️
DRP has always choose to display all of the truths about the bull breeds, education is key to powerful breeds being successful in their homes. Although this breed and Bull Breeds in general may not be suited for softer people, they are a excellent breed choice for many families who understand respect, loyalty, structure, and deep love. The "pitbull" breeds are one of the most common American dog breeds, recently overtaken by the French bulldog. That's why you may hear the most about the "pitbulls" in today's media. For every bad "pitbull" story, there are 10s of thousands heart felt "pitbull" stories. Of course the media doesn't highlight the positive stories. That's what Matt has done for decades. "Pitbull" has become a general umbrella term in todays times. Hence why DRP relentlessly worked for decades creating the Klosowski Red, a breed based off the APBT. Matt doesnt like to use the APBT clarification for his unique breed out of respect for the ole timers who would be insulted by misrepresentation. To compare modern day pitbulls to old school combat pitbulls could be insulting to the forefathers. Understand, that just because a dog resembles the pitbull does not make them the traditional APBT breed. Most breeders who cross breed with the Pitbull produce pups that favor the pitbull physical attributes, but not the same internal traits that go unseen in pictures.
Although the true combat APBT's are still being bred for dog fighting around the world today, they have been on the decline in recent history. The softer American Bully breeds have been rising on a strong incline due to their lack of drive and tenacity of the true apbt. This allows easier general ownership, but also gives people the "image" of owning a hard dog. People love to brag about their mean looking dog that will protect their house but most dogs will fold under real pressure, especially untrained. The bully world is to look that part, the Klosowski Red world is to be that part. Unlike the combat APBT or Klosowski Red, The bully is more of a designer dog that is not bred for working ability or function. Typically lacking strong nerve and drives. Weak nerve and drive are traits of unstable and unpredictable temperament. To each their own preference for the APBT, Bully, or Klosowski Red. No matter what the preference, health should always be 1st consideration. DRP has developed exceptional healthy canines for 2 decades and that is priceless to those who hold high standard.
This was, is, and always will be pure passion for DRP and that is what separates them from the millions of other people claiming to be breeders. DRP is generational with kids on deck. A mans money and ego destroys breeds. DRP ensures a great quality of life for their dogs. They believe optimal canine quality of life over generations is embedded into the dogs genetics. They are coming up on 10 generations and 20 years into spoiling their dogs with healthy lifestyles, Nature's intended Diets, and organically intended ways of life. They are devoted to breeding only the absolute best U.K.C Working-Performance-Companion-Sport Bulls of the past & present while incorporating their very own standards.
At DRP, they not only breed healthy quality dogs but their dogs are family. They are not a puppy mill operation and operate on a small quality scale. Their dogs play with children, go to beaches, boating, swimming, travel, and are allowed in the homes as part of the family. They not only advocate the breed but also the "Way Of Life" associated with this breed. They strive to educate the public and guide buyers to choose the best fit, even if its recommending another breed or directing them to rescue.
Our Dedication to Quality
The DRP program was established in 2004 with a lifetime of experience with the breed. Our pedigrees stem from OFRN-OLD FAMILY REDS / CAMELOT / HEMPHILL / BOWMANS BASS TRAMP REDBOY/ PATRICK / BOYLES / CASTILLO / *HEAVY BROOZER BLOOD* (the most successful producer of our time RIP ) however these bloodlines continue to be pushed further back into history as DRP is currently 15+ years into their program and fill up pedigree charts. They own/feed almost 10 generations of their own stock. The Klosowski bloodline aka Klosowski Red Dog aka the Brandy-line.
Here at DRP, they breed for HEALTH 1st, SOUND BALANCED TEMPERAMENT, INTELLIGENCE, APTITUDE, PREY DRIVE, DEFENSIVE DRIVE, STRONG NERVE, HARDNESS, HEAVY MUSCLE, SOUND PROPORTIONAL STRUCTURE, CONFIDENCE, WIND, ATHLETICISM, WORKING ABILITY, VERSITILITY, AND CONSISTENCY with every breeding.
They breed for working-Sport dogs and family companions. Dogs that are affectionate but can also possess a sensitive but intelligent ON and OFF switch for protecting their loved ones, or simply chillin on the couch for movie night. Breedings are paired for 17" - 20" height, girthy, compact, muscular structure, athletic 50-80lbs eye candy dogs that are capable of hunting, Personal Protection, Drug Sniffing, weight pulling, dock diving, just about any working task they are asked to perform. Colors will always be shades of Red, Red/White, occasional white, Buckskin, and chocolate dogs. All always have a Red Nose.
If you are interested in what these trailblazers are producing, it's highly suggested you do not hesitate in contacting them. Start their approval process and see if you qualify! Place a deposit to reserve your puppy on any current or any upcoming breedings today!
Due to endless research and meticulous selective breeding at DRP, they pride on providing a refined unique style of canine, but also educating each possible client so they completely understand what they're acquiring. DRP and many others believe the Klosowski Red is genetically superior and advanced. Their merits and dedication speaks for itself. The most beautiful and versatile breed on the planet! If you are looking to purchase a superior and truly special family member, you have completed your search!
DRP is not in direct competition with any other entity. They simply aim to produce some of the most self gratifying canines being produced anywhere today. Your interest is greatly appreciated at Delaware Red Pitbulls. They hope to provide you the highest quality canine and service behind the canine being offered anywhere in the world today. They will leave their name in the history books with some of the great dog men who paved the path for them.
WE ARE IN THIS BUSINESS STRICTLY TO BETTER THE BREED, NOT DESTROY IT.
ABSOLUTELY NO DOGS WILL BE SOLD FOR ILLEGAL PURPOSES
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