Dogue De Bordeaux

Everything you need to know about the Dogue De Bordeaux

Life Expectancytypically 10+ years
SheddingShort length with moderate shedding

The Dogue De Bordeaux is a moderately active dog. They are large and strong, with a short coat and a sturdy build. Dogues are usually fawn, mahogany or red in colour. 

There’s lots of doggy behaviour that comes naturally to all breeds of dog, including the Dogue De Bordeaux, from digging and chasing to searching and retrieving. 

Thinking about giving a Dogue De Bordeaux a forever home? Here are some Dogue De Bordeaux facts that might help you decide.  

Caring for Dogues 

Every dog is different with their own personality and needs. Here are some areas to think about when taking care of a Dogue De Bordeaux. 

Health issues

Before you give any dog a home, it’s important to know about possible health issues. Not every dog will suffer them but it’s good to be prepared.   

To find out more about potential health issues for Dogues...

How much food does a Dogue De Bordeaux need? 

The amount of food a Dogue De Bordeaux needs depends on their:  

  • age  
  • size  
  • activity levels  
  • fitness  
  • weight.   

You can use the...

An infographic showing the key indicators of healthy body condition for a dog

How much exercise does a Dogue De Bordeaux need? 

Dogues are usually moderately active dogs who need regular exercise and stimulation to keep them physically and mentally healthy. Dogues are brachycephalic which means they have flat faces. See o...

How much grooming does a Dogue De Bordeaux need? 

Dogues have short fur that generally only needs an occasional brush. Dogues often have skinfolds which require regular cleaning. Speak to your vet for advice on how to do this for your dog. 

To help yo...

What size crate do you need for a Dogue De Bordeaux?

When inside their crate, your dog should have plenty of space to: 

  • sit and stand up at their full height 
  • turn around without touching the sides 
  • lie down fully stretched out&...

Dogue De Bordeaux behaviour and training  

Even if you think you know about Dogues, it’s important to remember that every dog has their own personality.

What’s the temperament of a Dogue De Bordeaux? 

Just like you, every dog is an individual with their own unique personality and prior experiences. So, every Dogue De Bordeaux temperament is different. As dogs grow from puppies, they learn all about the world. They ...

Are Dogues easy to train? 

You can teach any breed of dog new tricks! It’s all about positive learning. Find out what your dog loves so you can use this to reward them after a success. Whether it’s small food treats, toys or lots of praise, tra...

Are Dogues good with children? 

Every dog has their own unique personality that has been shaped by their own experiences of the world. They’ll have their own likes and dislikes and will respond to situations in different ways. However, there are som...

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