Dogue de Bordeaux Information

Dogue de BordeauxRemember the 1989 film Turner and Hooch starring Tom Hanks? Hooch, the large and drooling protagonist pup, is a Dogue de Bordeaux! This strong, muscular breed hails from France and is a mastiff-like dog with a giant head and stocky body. In fact, “Dogue” means Mastiff in French.

The breed is loyal and affectionate. He is also protective and brave without being overly affectionate. His beautiful coat ranges in color from dark red to light fawn and requires very little maintenance. As far as exercise needs go, the Dogue de Bordeaux is not very active. A short walk or a quick play session in the yard is more than enough. Just make sure you have a towel on hand to wipe up this oodles of drool.

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 1ft 11in - 2ft 3in     Weight: 100-127lbs
Lifespan: 8 - 12 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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