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Dogue De Bordeaux

Overview of Dogue De Bordeaux



Dogue De Bordeaux dog breed is Pure breed Large in size. Fur of Dogue De Bordeaux is fine, short and soft to the touch . Basic origin of Dogue De Bordeaux is France. Dogue De Bordeaux is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals, Dogue De Bordeaux is commonly Vigilant, Devoted, Even Tempered, Loyal, Companionable, Courageous. Following are qualities of the breed: The Bordeaux has a good and calm temperament. It is extremely loyal, patient and devoted to his family. Fearless and confrontational with strangers, he is a first class watch and guard dog. Socialize very well with other animals, preferably starting from an early age to avoid him being aggressive with other dogs. The Dogue de Bordeaux snores and drools. Despite his fearsome appearance, the Dogue de Bordeaux is gentle with children and family members. However, this is a powerful animal, and is not suitable for an inexperienced dog owner. The objective in training this dog is to achieve pack leader status. It is a natural instinct for a dog to have an order in its pack. When we humans live with dogs, we become their pack. The entire pack cooperates under a single leader. Lines are clearly defined and rules are set. You and all other humans MUST be higher up in the order than the dog. That is the only way your relationship can be a success. This breed needs a calm, but firm owner who displays a natural authority over the dog. One who is confident and consistent.
Dogue De Bordeaux is available in all shades of fawn, from a dark red fawn to a light fawn colors Colors.

Height and weight of Dogue De Bordeaux

Adult Male of Dogue De Bordeaux is about 150 lb (68 kg) and adult female of Dogue De Bordeaux is about 125 lb (57 kg) in Weight.
Height of Dogue De Bordeaux is commonly 23.5–27 in (60–69 cm).

Common Health Issues of Dogue De Bordeaux


Dogue De Bordeaux has tendency to suffer from Aortic stenosis, dilated cardiomyopathy.  

Appearance of Dogue De Bordeaux

The Dogue de Bordeaux also known as Bordeaux Mastiff, French Mastiff and Bordeauxdog is a well balanced, muscular and massive dog with a powerful build. The Dogue size should come mostly from width and muscles, rather than height. The breed is set somewhat low to the ground and is not tall like the English Mastiff. The body of the Dogue de Bordeaux is thick-set, with a top-line that has a slight dip and a gentle rounded croup. The front legs should be straight and heavy-boned, well up on pasterns, down to tight cat like feet. The straight tail, beginning thickly at the base and then tapering to a point at the end, should not reach lower than the hocks, and is set and carried low. The breed is to be presented in a completely natural condition with intact ears, tail, and natural dewclaws. It should be evaluated equally for correctness in conformation, temperament, movement, and overall structural soundness.

Working Class of Dogue De Bordeaux

Basically Dogue De Bordeaux is Watch dog but is also used as Companion and Guard dog.

Training of Dogue De Bordeaux

Dogue De Bordeaux is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Dogue De Bordeaux.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Dogue De Bordeaux should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Dogue De Bordeaux

Daily exercise for your Dogue De Bordeaux is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Dogue De Bordeaux is recommended Fetching,Tuging,Walking,Swimming regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Dogue De Bordeaux with children and other pets

Dogue de Bordeaux is gentle with children and family members. However, this is a powerful animal, and is not suitable for an inexperienced dog owner. Socialize very well with other animals, preferably starting from an early age to avoid him being aggressive with other dogs.

Special instructions related to your Dogue De Bordeaux

According to data collected by the Dogue De Bordeaux Society of America, the average lifespan of the breed is 5 to 6 years

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