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Dogue de Bordeaux

Dogue de Bordeaux
  • Size Large
  • Height Males 60 to 68 centimetres at the withers
    Females 58 to 66 centimetres at the withers
  • Weight Males at least 50 kilograms
    Females at least 45 kilograms
  • Coat Short
  • Energy Medium
  • Colour Fawn
  • Activities Guarding, Police Work, Carting, Conformation
  • Indoor/Outdoor Indoor
The Dogue de Bordeaux is a powerful, muscular French breed with an instinct for guarding. Though the breeds appearance can be intimidating, he is a gentle companion with a patient, calm temperament. Fiercely loyal and devoted, he is an excellent guard dog. The Dogue de Bordeaux is known for drooling and snoring but is easy to care because he requires minimal grooming and moderate exercise.
Living Considerations
  • Good with children if properly trained
  • Not hypoallergenic
  • Suitable for apartment living with adequate exercise
Did you know?
A Dogue de Bordeaux named “Beasley” appeared as the slobbery but loveable “Hooch” in the 1989 film, “Turner and Hooch,” starring Tom Hanks. Throughout history, the Dogue de Bordeaux has been a guardian, hunter and fighter. He was trained to bait bulls, bears and jaguars, hunt boars, herd cattle, and guard homes.