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Lar-san/ Sarona

Discussion in 'American Staffordshire Terrier' started by DMKnapp, Feb 27, 2011.

  1. DMKnapp

    DMKnapp Puppy

    Would just like to hear people's opinions about either bloodline, and if you have had experience with either. Thank you.
     
  2. Zoe

    Zoe GRCH Dog

    I have a girl that is mainly game bred but goes back to some Lar-San stuff in some of her ped. She's probably not a good example though as she's not very strong in the blood. lol
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Feb 28, 2011
  3. CrazyK9

    CrazyK9 Good Dog

    I believe Leslie H has some Lar San / Sarona dogs. She's pretty active in conformation, agility, weight pull, etc. So hopefully she chimes in here.
     
  4. Sydney

    Sydney Big Dog

    I like what I have seen of the Lar-san/Sarona dogs...they seem to do well in the working world. What are your intentions with the dog? Do you have a certain pup or dog in mind?
     
  5. LSK

    LSK Puppy

    Amstaffs
     
  6. bahamutt99

    bahamutt99 Stealth ninja

    Never had Sarona but been happy with my Lar-San-ish dogs. Pretty nice rednose dogs with brains, drive, and often the ability to do well in both UKC an ADBA. The very first dual UKC/ADBA GRCH (now ADBA GRCH1) is heavy Lar-San.
     
  7. CrazyK9

    CrazyK9 Good Dog

    Ok, now I'm wondering if I'm getting people and/or dogs mixed up here. I think I meant you bahamutt and not Leslie but you say you don't have any Sarona blood? Maybe it was only Lar-San I was thinking of? I'm confuzzled lol. Forget my previous post... Ive lost my mind haha.
     
  8. Blaze N' Pits

    Blaze N' Pits Good Dog

    IMO they are beautiful dogs.
     
  9. DMKnapp

    DMKnapp Puppy

    I am getting a male from Roki in about 7 weeks. Lar-san/ Sarona. I was just checking to see what others have to say about the breed. I do understand they are removed from game lines. And I have read that others do refer to them as Amstaffs. To each their own!
     
  10. Blaze N' Pits

    Blaze N' Pits Good Dog

    [​IMG]
    'PR' Lar-San Ourgang Georgia .... in our males 7th generation.

    And a couple pics of some Sarona dogs.....

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    'PR' Sarona Trouble


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    Sarona Motorhead


    I would like to see more examples of these two lines if anyone has any pics to share.
     
  11. Beth L

    Beth L Little Dog

    I do not think Sandy Comer of Lar-san Kennels did much Am Staff breedings.
    A friend of mine used to have a great male she got from Lar-san kennels.

    He had an awesome temperament.

    Lar-san was known more for their APBT line then their Am Staff lines.
    They did do some mixing with their APBT and Am Staffs but did keep them separated for the most part.
    I used to show with Sandy back in the day and her dogs where very nice and had very good conf. and temeperments.
    Same with Roki's dogs. I used to show with them back int he day too before they moved out OF Ca.
     
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  12. Leslie H

    Leslie H Good Dog

    My 2 older girls have Lar San blood. Xanny is about 3/4 Lar San, Soleil a little over half.

    Soleil
    http://www.apbt.online-pedigrees.com/modules.php?name=Public&file=printPedigree&dog_id=255773

    Xanny's sister
    http://www.apbt.online-pedigrees.com/modules.php?name=Public&file=printPedigree&dog_id=78945

    Both of them are great dogs, though each have some shortcomings. Neither of mine have enough Sarona blood to justify mentioning it, IMO. Both of them have good working drives and work ethics, and structure that allows them to perform. Pretty too. It was found that some of the Lar San dogs carry the gene for day blindness. Both of my dogs have had hips/elbows/patellas x-rayed and cardiac checked.
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Mar 2, 2011
  13. bahamutt99

    bahamutt99 Stealth ninja

    I've always thought Sarona Deadly Demon was a beautiful dog. I like the Sarona dogs a lot based on what I've seen (don't think I've met one personally). But no, don't have any in my pedigrees that I'm aware of, unless its really far back.

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    Sarona Deadly Demon
    ONLINE PEDIGREES :: [5552] :: GREENIDGE'S SARONA DEADLY DEMON
     
  14. DMKnapp

    DMKnapp Puppy

    That is awesome this thread got moved to AmStaffs. I do consider them APBT'S, even if they are far removed from game lines.
     
  15. bahamutt99

    bahamutt99 Stealth ninja

    Always a few smart-asses that come out whenever Lar-San is mentioned and feel they must call it an AmStaff line. Don't let it bother you. People who own the dogs know what they have. :)
     

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