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Dogue de Bordeaux
Also known as the French mastiff, the DDB is an imposing guardian and staunch companion with an unforgettable head.
Height: 23 to 27 inches at shoulder
Weight: 100 pounds and up
Coat: short and fine
Life span: 8 to 12 years
Breed Group: Working Dogs
This breed's most famous member co-starred with Tom Hanks in the 1989 movie, "Turner and Hooch." Loyal, self-assured, and territorial, the Dogue de Bordeaux requires lots of training and socialization.
Dogue de Bordeaux profile on DogTime.com
General Characteristics
Cold tolerance
  
  
  
  
  
Dog friendly
  
  
  
  
  
Ease of training
  
  
  
  
  
Heat tolerance
  
  
  
  
  
Need for exercise
  
  
  
  
  
Playfulness
  
  
  
  
  
Predatory tendencies
  
  
  
  
  
Tendency to bark or howl
  
  
  
  
  
Vigor
  
  
  
  
  
Wanderlust
  
  
  
  
  
Potential for weight gain
  
  
  
  
  
Easy to groom
  
  
  
  
  
General health
  
  
  
  
  
Good for novice owners