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Dogue de Bordeaux. Fun Facts: In the 1989 movie "Turner & Hooch," Hooch is a Dogue de Bordeaux and played by Beasley the Dog. Dogue de Bordeaux is a French Mastiff breed - and one of the most ancient French dog breeds. This brawny breed has been put to work in many different capacities, from pulling carts and hauling heavy objects, to guarding flocks and, historically, the castles of the European elite.

The Boerboel originated in South Africa and joins the Working group. It is a large, agile Mastiff-type breed that was used as a farm dog, as well as a guardian and loyal companion. The Boerboel has strong protective instincts and loves its family. It is not the dog for first-time dog owners. This breed needs daily exercise but only require minimal grooming.

Dogue de Bordeaux If you have ever seen the movie, “Turner and Hooch” you know very well about this goofy, loyal, slobbery, mess of a dog. He is also called a French Mastiff because he originated from France. The dog was accurately portrayed by the movie, so if you want a friend like Hooch in your home, you should definitely consider this dog. However, he can weigh up to 150 pounds and be as tall as 27 inches. Dogue de Bordeaux

The Dogue de Bordeaux is a French mastiff breed with a long history. They are large, powerful dogs with a balanced temperament. Today the DDB is a devoted and affectionate family dog. It is very important to socialize and train the DDB early as they do tend to be overly protective and sometimes even dog-aggressive. The DDB needs consistent and confident leadership from his master.