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Fast Facts:

How long will my Dogue de Bordeaux live? 10-12 years

What will my dogs energy levels be like? Low-moderate

How big will my Dogue de Bordeaux grow? 55-70kg 

Will a Dogue de Bordeaux be suitable for my family? Dogue de Bordeaux's are suitable for most families

What size housing is recommended for my Dogue de Bordeaux? Backyard required



Dogue de Bordeaux Temperament

The Dogue de Bordeaux has a good and calm temperament. It is extremely loyal, patient and devoted to his family. It is important to socialise the Dogue de Bordeaux from an early age, otherwise their guardian instincts may cause them to not get along with other dogs.They are really a gentle giant and are good with children and family members.

It is important that the owner is aware of the type of care that is required for Dogue de Bordeaux’s to minimalise health issues, and prepared for the snorting, snoring and drooling that is generally associated with this breed.



Dogue de Bordeaux Health Issues

Hip Dysplasia: A common disease where a malformation in the hip joint results in the joint rubbing and grinding. This can lead to irritation, pain and impaired walking ability.

Bloat: When a dogs stomach fills with food, fluid or gas, making it expand and put pressure against other organs, as well as compromising blood flow. Large breed dogs with narrow, deep chests are the highest at risk. This is increased when dogs eat very quickly as they can swallow air that they may be unable to release later.

Arthritis: A painful inflammatory condition that is generally characterised by deterioration of the cartilage between the joints.

Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome: A medical term that relates to multiple upper airway problems experienced in short-nosed, flat-faced breeds. These issues are due to the physical characteristics of these breeds, such as narrowed nostrils, an abnormally small windpipe or an overly long, soft palate.

 

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