Dogs of Bordeaux (they are also called French mastiffs) were mentioned in ancient manuscripts, but appeared at dog shows only at the end of the 19th century in France. The official breed standard was registered in 1926. Dogs were originally used for hunting and protecting livestock, and then – to participate in dog battles. Now the most appropriate occupation for the Dogue de Bordeaux is the protection of people and their property.
An unflappable and phlegmatic outwardly dog instantly changes as soon as it comes to an attack on a house or an attempt on a family member. Continue reading