State your name, your kennel, and where your kennel is located.
My name is Jose Barragan, of Barragan Family Kennels. We’re located in Salida, CA.
What type of dogs do you breed, and what inspired you to get involved with that particular breed?
We breed American Bullys. We got inspired by the love this breed gives. They’re great family dogs & human companions.
What is your favorite bloodline?
I love all bully types, but my favorite has to be Pocket Bullys.
In your opinion, what are the characteristics of a responsible dog breeder?
A responsible dog breeder should make sure dogs are healthy and happy! In addition, they should discipline their dogs around other dogs and humans to maintain a good temperament.
What type of diet do you keep your dogs on throughout the year?
Raw diet, kibble, and Dyne Liquid Calories
How many times a day do you feed your dogs?
We feed our dogs 3 times per day
How do you keep your dogs in shape throughout the year?
Lots of park walks and family beach trips! We try and keep our dogs as active as us!
Walk us through the process of purchasing a pup from Barragan Family Kennels, from start to finish.
Well, we definitely like to stay professional and make sure all our clients are satisfied with our customer service. We guide them through the process step-by-step, whether it’s a local pick-up, shipped in-county, or shipped out of country! All our dogs come with ABKC Registry & a box of goodies to guide our customers on what to give and use for the puppies’ food, medication, and hygiene.
Do you currently show any of your dogs?
Yes, our boy Flash has just started performing in shows.
What advice does Barragan Family Kennels have for any upcoming breeders?
Follow your dreams and the vision you’d like to bring to this bully world! There are many options with American Bullys. Have fun!
What do you think is the most difficult thing for people in the bully game to overcome?
The loss of a dog has to be the most difficult to overcome.
How do you think people can overcome this type of thing?
Well, keep your head up and don’t quit!
Who do you look up to in the bully game, and why?
Prize Bullz. I just absolutely love the quality of dogs they breed.
Tell us about one of Barragan Family Kennels main goals for 2022.
To build my line up with top quality bullys.
What separates Barragan Family Kennels from the competition?
Our desire to meet your needs when it comes to dogs and service.
What other hobbies or interests do you take part in?
I enjoy hiking in the mountains, and cars.
What do you think of Bully Girl Magazine?
It’s a great magazine for any new or old breeder! And a good way to educate yourself.