Other names: South African Boerboel, South African Mastiff, South Africa
Country of origin: South Africa
Size Type: Large Breed Dogs
Group: Guard dog breeds
Life span: 10 – 12 years
Temperament: Intelligent, Obedient, Dominant, Confident, Territorial
Height: Males: 64-70 cm; Females: 59-65 cm
Weight: Males: 70–90 kg; Females: 70–90 kg
Color: Fawn, Brindle, Cream, Red, Brown, Piebald, Mahogany
Price of puppies: $1,200 to $3,200 USD
Boerboel is a breed of large dogs from South Africa, belonging to the mastiff class, bred to protect farm estates. These dogs were often the main defenders against predators and were prized for their ability to track and contain the wounded game. Old farmers tell many stories of the strength, agility, and courage of their Boerboels.
Smart, obedient, dominant, confident, with a developed instinct to defend his territory.