So, you’re thinking about getting a Dogue de Bordeaux and now you want to know the dogs lifespan? Then you’ve come to the right place. In this Article we’ll dig a bit deeper into the breed, hopefully teach you a thing or two that you did not know before. And of course, we’ll be answering the question regarding the lifespan aswel.
Dogue de Bordeaux Temperament
These dogs has a very calm temperament. They are extremely loyal, loving and good with children. However, this is a very big dog and requires the right owner. If you’re very inexperiences with dogs, we do no recommend this breed. This breed needs a calm and good leader, if not this dog will take over, and you do not want that to happen.
These dogs are also a high class watch and guard dog. They are fearless and protective with strangers. Despite this, they socialize very well with other animals. However, this requires that they meet other dogs while they are still puppies.
How many years cana Dogue de Bordeaux live?
As you might know already, bigger dogs do not live as long as small dogs. Smaller dogs usually have a lifespan of around 12-14 years. Larger breeds usually lives 8-10 years and “giant breeds” normally lives 5-8 years. A dogue de bordeaux falls under this category. They need lots of exercise, it’s recommended that you take this kind of dog on a long walk every day.
A dog that lack in either physical or mental excercise will most likely become a problem