Dogue de Bordeaux

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Dogue de Bordeaux

a French breed of dogs, resembling the Bull mastiff. The head is massive with a short nose; the coat is short and dark auburn or fawn in color. Called also French mastiff.
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Presents and keep-sakes, flowers and jewelery, and little dogues.
You will always receive a warm welcome at Sig and Viv's and will sometimes be greeted by the magnificent Shelby, a Dogue de Bordeaux that Caryn and Tony rescued from Cardiff Dogs Home in February this year.
He popped the question in his home county near the Cliffs of Moher with the help of their Dogue de Bordeaux pooch Rubie and a small bouquet of wild flowers.
Personality: Tiny is a Dogue de Bordeaux, and has a heart almost as big as his gorgeous face.
Rocco (10 months) with Hank |the Dogue de Bordeaux, sent in by Kerry Baker (above) and (right) Tilly and Kizzie with Vinnie the Bulldog, sent in by Chris Newey from Walsgrave
Other dog models available for casting include Boodles, a Dogue de Bordeaux,, Albert, a Border Terrier, and Alvin Stardust, a Chihuahua/Dachshund cross.
In East Yorkshire, Bonnie, a Dogue de Bordeaux, was chased around a garden by her owner wielding a stick.
Far left: A pair of Dogue de Bordeaux breed dogs take it easy backstage at the show Left: A Bullmastiff is very interested in her owner's doughnut Right: Italian Greyhounds Tino, Anna, Theo and Charley are dressed for the rain as they are led to the show
Indeed, the breed to which the dog belonged - a French Mastiff or, more correctly, a Dogue de Bordeaux - is not among those with a reputation for unpredictability or savagery.
Jason Appleby, 38, attacked Bonnie, a Dogue de Bordeaux, with a long wooden pole in his garden in Withernsea, Yorkshire.