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The Dogue de Bordeaux is a breed for temperament and imposing presence. Sensitive, it’s a good companion, affectionate, extremely loyal, patient and devoted to his family. With children is docile, always willing to play and watch over them. His head is one of the largest among dog breeds, looking unmistakable.

Also called the Dogue de Bordeaux, Bordeaux Mastiff or French Mastiff, is one of the oldest French breeds. The race is strong, powerful and imposing, muscled body and a very harmonious temperament. It’s been used in different forms, from using their strength to pull loads, herd cattle and to protect castles of the European elite.

Dogue de Bordeaux is a very versatile breed, athletic and fast, with a keen sense of smell and hearing. The Dogue de Bordeaux breed began as a fighting and guard, but over the years began to be used as a companion dog, not losing their ability watchdog. In addition to these two functions, nowadays competes in various performance events such as Obedience, Weight Pulling (Drive), Water Rescue (Rescue in water) and search and rescue. In some countries it is still used for therapy with hospitalized children and adults, and residents in nursing homes.

Dogue de Bordeaux is very despite their intimidating appearance, is’s a lovely dog ​​who loves to be with people, especially children. Very patient and protective of these, bears all its games. For being so protective of the smallest of the house, it is never advisable to wander alone a child, as it will protect it from anything that is foreign to him. It has a very protective instinct and easily defends a child, even at home.

Dogue de Bordeaux is a breed that fits along well with other pets at home, if properly presented. Agree always make a good socialization from puppy to live with other animals, as both males and females, an adult can be quite dominant. But tolerate the presence of new babies at home, in any kind whatsoever.