Killbuck Kennels

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Killbuck Kennels
Type Dog Production; Fur-bearing Animal & Rabbit Production
Industry Agriculture
Fate Dissolved
Founded Wooster, Ohio (1897 (1897))
Founder(s) John Bolus
Headquarters Wooster, Ohio, United States
Number of locations 0000 N. Grant St., Wooster, Ohio
Key people John Bolus

John Bolus owned and operated the Killbuck Kennels at the back of his house property on N. Grant street where he bred and raised dogs. His specialty were English and Irish Setter dogs. His kennel had a national reputation and he often traveled to dog shows across the country in the 1880s where his dogs usually took top honors. He was also a well-known judge at many dog shows. Many of his stud dogs' names still appear in setter pedigrees today.

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John Bolus owned and operated the Killbuck Kennels at the back of his house property on N. Grant street where he bred and raised dogs. His specialty were English and Irish Setter dogs. His kennel had a national reputation and he often traveled to dog shows across the country in the 1880s where his dogs usually took top honors. He was also a well-known judge at many dog shows. Many of his stud dogs' names still appear in setter pedigrees today.

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  • 1897 - Established

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Portrait of John Bolus's dog, Mack, painted by Charles Gasche in 1878 can be seen hanging in the renovated lobby of Hotel Wooster (previously known as the Archer House hotel.)

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