Dogue de BordeauxFamilyPet
With Mastiff features and a strong, muscular stance, the Dogue de Bordeaux is a prominent breed. This guardian dog is extremely loyal and will protect his family members without hesitation. This French dog breed has a long history of a being a guardian dog as well as a hunting dog.
The Dogue de Bordeaux has a short hair coat which can come in a variety of colors including dark red and light fawn color tone. He stands at approximately 2 to 27 inches high at the shoulder and weighs approximately 100 pounds.
Even though the Dogue de Bordeaux is a guard dog, he is also a gentle family companion. This breed will always offer protection to his family, but also will be easygoing with his family members. He has a patient demeanor and heed his owner’s commands. The Dogue de Bordeaux responds well to training and will be an obedient family pet.
Although this breed seems to drool quite a bit, any other type of grooming and daily care is not too arduous a task. The short coat of fur needs occasional brushing and a trip to the groomer now and again may be an option for the pet owner. Due to their large stature, the Dogue de Bordeaux does best in a larger home with a yard. This breed enjoys a good amount of exercise and loves a daily walk.
The Dogue de Bordeaux is a great dog to have as a pet if you are looking for a large breed which is kind and gentle yet sure to be a guardian to the entire family. If you don’t mind a little bit of dog drool now and again, as is the tendency of this type of dog, then the Dogue de Bordeaux will give you many wonderful years of companionship and love.