The Dogue de Bordeaux is a guard dog that originated in France.
Appearance & Grooming
The Dogue de Bordeaux is an extra large dog with muscular body. The breed has a short coat in fawn, mahogany, and red. The Dogue de Bordeaux sheds regularly and requires brushing on a regular basis.
Behavior & Disposition
The Dogue de Bordeaux is affectionate, calm, loyal, courageous, and alert. Adult supervision is recommended when playing with children and other dogs.
The Dogue de Bordeaux has a moderate activity level and it is easy for the breed to become overweight. For optimal health, the Dogue de Bordeaux should be carefully monitored for calorie consumption and avoid foods containing cooked bones and high fat contents.
The Dogue de Bordeaux is a sensitive dog that requires deep trust. Compulsive training methods and punishments are not effective and may negatively affect relationships. Early socialization and obedience training are recommended.