Boerboel - Bred in Africa since the 17th century, the Boerboel is a fearless protector of home and family. A blend of European mastiff-type dogs and large African native dogs, the result is an imposing, self-assured, loyal dog with strong guarding and watchdog instincts.
3) Boerboels do need plenty of exercise to stay physically and mentally sound. They should be socialized properly from early puppyhood to reduce their aggressive tendencies. Boerboels are not a good choice for first-time dog owners or for families with very young children.