Dogue de Bordeaux

The Dogue de Bordeaux breed has a history related to France. This breed is considered to be royal and regal. Also, they are loyal, patient, tolerable, etc. They have an easygoing nature but can be strong-minded. The Dogue de Bordeaux breed can be slightly difficult to train as they are independent thinkers and don’t do well with harsh training methods. However, this breed lives for 5-8 years. This breed belongs to the working dog breed group and costs around  $1800 – $2500 and above.

Breed Information

Dog SizeGiant
ColourRed, Fawn, Mahogany
Dog Breed GroupWorking
Height23-30 inches
Weight120-145 pounds
Coat LengthShort
Life Span10-12 years
CharacteristicsThe Dogue de Bordeaux breed holds characteristics like gentle, protective, independent thinkers, loyal, etc.
HistoryThe Dogue de Bordeaux breed has a centuries-old history in France. This breed has descended from mastiff-type dogs. However, they were initially bred for the purpose of guarding and were used mainly for protecting livestock.
PersonalityThis breed has a unique personality which involves main traits like being calm and gentle, loyal, protective, affectionate, tolerant around children, independent thinkers, etc. The Dogue de Bordeaux breed has low energy as well.
HealthThe Dogue de Bordeaux breed remains healthy most of their lives. But they can face some serious health issues which can be big trouble. They can face health problems like hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, heart issues, eyelid abnormalities, etc. which is why live for 5-8 years.
CareTaking care of the Dogue de Bordeaux breed is essential. However, they are giant dog breeds which mean they should be involved in low-impact activities or exercises. This can be helpful in growing their bones as well as joints properly.
FeedingThis breed requires a proper and nutritious diet or feed to be healthy. They should be given proper dog food which should be suggested by a vet. Also, their feed should be according to their weight, height, metabolism, and other health factors.
Coat Color And GroomingThe Dogue de Bordeaux breed has a coat which is short as well as soft. Their coat is available in colours like rich shades of fawn, red fawn, etc. Also, they require easy and minimal grooming from time to time to maintain their coat.
Relationship with Children And Other PetsThe Dogue de Bordeaux breed is loyal and protective. They can be easy around kids as they are tolerable. However, young children should not be around them without any supervision. Also, this breed can easily go well with other kinds of pets.
Temperament and TrainingThe temperament of the Dogue de Bordeaux breed is calm, gentle, as well as affectionate. However, they have independent minds which can be slightly difficult to train them.
PriceAround $1800 - $2500

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