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Dogues de Bordeaux


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height & weight, the typical colorings & temperaments, plus information
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Dogues de Bordeaux

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Average Height & Weight

The Dogues de Bordeaux is considered a LARGE dog based on the average height and weight.


Males – Height: 23.5 to 27 inches.

Weight: At least 110 pounds.

Females – Height: 23 to 26 inches.

Weight: At least 99 pounds.

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Dogues de Bordeaux


Typical Coloring

Dogues de Bordeaux are commonly fawn, Isabella, mahogany and red.





Dogues de Bordeaux are loyal dogs that are very protective of their families. They exhibit great vigilance when they are on guard, and they show courage when challenged, although they are never aggressive. This breed is generally patient and calm.




Activity Level

Like many large-breed dogs, exercise for Dogues de Bordeaux should be limited when they are young, so as not to harm joints or bones. Older dogs require only enough daily exercise to keep musculature from deteriorating, perhaps a short walk or romp outdoors.


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Breed Characteristics



Age Expectancy

10 to 12 years

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Known Breed-Related Health Issues

The most common health concerns for Dogues de Bordeaux include canine hip dysplasia and cancer. They can also have complications at birth because of the breed’s very large head, which can cause problems for the mother.




Ideal Climates for this Breed

Dogues de Bordeaux have a medium tolerance for hot and cold climates.



Dogues de Bordeaux


Family Orientation
(good with kids, or other pets?)

Dogues de Bordeaux adore their families and generally do well with children as well as other pets.




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