Boerboel Dog Breed Information, Pictures, Characteristics
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Boerboel is a muscular and large dog breed which is best known for his loving and calm nature towards human children.  This dog breed originated in South Africa to help farmers by defending their sheep from lions and deadliest wildlife animals.


These dogs considered as most powerful dog breeds and it comes in the working group.Boerboel is also known as South African Mastiff because of his bold and aggressive look. This breed exclusively comes in 8 colors Brindle, Black, Piebald, Fawn, Mahogany, Cream, Brown, and Red.  

Life Span 10 – 12 years
Color Brindle, Black, Piebald, Fawn, Mahogany, Cream, Brown, and Red.
Temperament Obedient, Confident, Dominant, Intelligent, Territorial
Height Male: 64–70 cm Female: 59–65 cm
Weight Male: 65–90 kg Female: 50–65 kg
Origin South Africa
Group Working Group

 They are also affectionate with their family members, especially with the human kids. Sometimes they act as a Guardians for the kids in a very overprotective manner. Socialization is must for the Boerboel dog because sometimes they become aggressive towards same breeds and sex.

So it is highly recommended that you should socialize this breed which helps you to handle them in any situation.

Boerboel Puppies Exclusive Pictures

When it comes to their personality, these dogs look like they might be aggressive but in reality, these breeds are very playful, intelligent and obedient. About their health, they drool a lot. The average span life of this dog is 10- 12 years.

Boerboel Breed Characteristics

Adapts well to Apartment Living
Sensitivity Level
Tolerates being Alone
Kids Friendly
Dog Friendly
Friendly toward Strangers
Easy to Train
Intelligence Level
Easy To Groom
Exercise Needs
Energy Level
Exercise Needs

 One more thing you should know about Boerboel is that you should never leave this dog alone for an extended period because this will create anxiety for him which leads to destructive behavior.

If you are looking for a dog who should be honest and loyal towards his owner,  then it will be a great choice because it can also work as a Home guard dog and also a  good friend for you.

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