State your name, and where your kennel is located.
My name is Alec Aaron Vazquez, and I manage Mutant Made Bullies, out of Fort Worth, Texas.
What type of dogs do you breed, and what inspired you to get involved with that particular breed?
I breed pocket American Bully’s. One day when I was 8 years old, my older brother came home with a black puppy in his hands. It was a son to the one and only Notorious Juan Gotti. He was our family pet for a little over 8 years until his day sadly came. His stature was impressive and his loyalty was second to none. Since then I’ve always had an interest in the breed.
What type of diet do you keep your dogs on throughout the year?
My bully’s eat a balanced diet of Bully Max dry food, mixed with raw meat, white rice, and a raw egg. Along with this diet I also give the supplement Bully Max, and Gorilla Max Performance. These supplements are very balanced and promote muscle growth and muscle tone. If you want the best, you need to feed the best. Here at Mutant Made Bullies, we don’t cut corners or get lazy. Every bite counts.
What is your favorite bloodline?
Currently my favorite bloodline would have to be Daxline. The sheer size and muscle tone of Daxline Bully’s are second to none. Daxline Bully’s produce thick rears, clean bites, perfect top lines, tight feet, extreme bone density, and massive head sizes. Dax has sired some of the world’s most renowned American Bully’s. For example: SHORT MUSCLE’S Louie V, F.A.B. Phenom, SMP’S CH Lucky Luciano, MUSCLETONE’S Mr. Magoo, and the list goes on. Dax was a trend himself and reinvented the American Bully.
Do you currently show, any of your dogs?
Although I do attend ABKC shows, at the moment I am not showing Hahci or any of his productions. I plan on showing some productions when they mature a bit more. Showing just another champion is not my end goal. I want to create my own trend. In 2017 I will be hitting the show ring with my mutant, so be sure to keep a look out.
What advice do you have for any upcoming breeders?
Stay in your own lane, and invest in your program. There are many amazing bully’s out there and many different bloodlines, but it’s important to always stay true to your vision. Don’t be a follower, be a trendsetter. Create the next Daxline or Mr. Miagi. That will truly put you ahead of the rest. Investing in your program is by far the most important advice I could give. Don’t cut corners, and feed your Bully’s the best. Exercise them daily, and make sure your kennels are professional and clean at all times.
What do you think, is the most difficult thing for people in the bully game to overcome?
The hardest thing is dealing with the public’s confusion between the American Bully and the American Pit-Bull Terrier. Many people cannot tell the difference. Due to this confusion, people associate the negative stereotypes of the APBT to the American Bully. The media portrays Bully’s as viscous and aggressive dogs, when in fact they are wonderful family pets.
How do you think they can overcome this thing?
It is up to the breeders and owners to inform the general public about the misunderstandings of the breed. It is also our responsibility to raise each Bully properly and to keep American Bully’s out of the hands of irresponsible owners.
Who do you look up to in the bully game, and why?
There are two people I look up to in this bully game. The first has to be my kennel partner Nick Mojica. Any questions I have had, he has always had an answer. Even though we live states apart, we still manage to stay in contact and meet up at ABKC shows. He has truly exposed me to the American Bully breed, and has played an influential role in my vision of the American Bully. Together we have set our sights on creating true mutants.
My other role model has to be the most influential, Ryan Mccawley of Smokin’ Barrel Bullies. Ryan has educated me on the American Bully standard. Seeing his bully, GRCH King Leonidus, in person has given me the best example of what an American Bully should be. He taught me that breeding two dogs together doesn’t necessarily qualify you as a breeder. Being a breeder entails bettering the breed.
Tell us about one of your most memorable moments, in 2016 so far.
At the beginning of this year, I had the privilege of traveling to Chicago for Kev Greens Midwest Bully Extravaganza. There I met up with my partner Nick Mojica, and met Alex Ferraro, the owner of SMP’S CH Lucky Luciano. This was my favorite show of the year due to the fact that Hachi got to meet his legendary sire. Meeting Alex and seeing Lucky in person gave me inspiration to keep pushing my vision of the American Bully. Together we took one of my favorite pictures of all time; Hachi stacked next to his littermates and his sire CH. Lucky Luciano.
Describe how you would want things, in the Bully Commuity, to be 10 years from now.
I hope that there is an American Bully in every major country in the world. Placing American Bully’s in foreign countries is key to expanding the awareness of the breed. It would be nice to see the false stereotypes of the American Bully gone, and replaced with positive reviews worldwide. I would like to see more refined breed standards so that the American Bully breed can be properly preserved.
What separates your kennel from the competition?
Here at Mutant Made Bullies we strive to produce mutants. This means breeding Bullies with bigger heads, thicker rears, and muscles on top of muscles, with no end in sight. We breed mutants only. Professionalism is a standard here, and clients are seen as family. We expect to remain in contact with the owners of the Bully’s that we sell, for the entirety of the Bully’s life. We are a collective family that strives to produce one thing, Mutants. Here we honor our word and our contracts, we also make sure that every Bully goes to the right home.
What other hobbies or interests do you take part in?
I am an avid golfer, chef, and a fraternal college student. I’m currently attending Texas Tech University and completing my degree in philosophy. As a personal chef, I am usually cooking for small parties or one-on-one date nights. I enjoy cooking and playing golf, but breeding Bullies is without a doubt my favorite hobby.
What motto do you live by?
Be a trendsetter.
What do you think of Bully Girl Magazine?
My wife and I love Bully Girl Magazine. It is a perfect media outlet for anything and everything bully. Shopping online for Bully apparel is easy and convenient through the Bully Girl Magazine’s online website. I recently purchased my wife a hoodie for Christmas. This is one of our favorite sites. Any information about the Bully breed can be found on Bully Girl Magazine, making it an essential website for breeders and Bully lovers all over the world.