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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Nicola, who owns a two-year-old Dogue de Bordeaux, is hoping many other owners of the breed and of other breeds will sign up to take part in the fundraising event.
The newest breed to compete in dog shows, the Dogue de Bordeaux, a large-sized mastiff which originated in France.
The bloodhound, German shepherd hound, basset hound, Saint Bernard, chow chow, the Dogue de Bordeaux and mastiff are the other breeds that are to change.
And Coleen bought him his choice of a Dogue de Bordeaux, the hulking wrinkly-faced breed that featured in Tom Hanks's 1989 comedy movie Turner And Hooch.
Known as a Dogue de Bordeaux, pedigree puppies from this breed can fetch up to pounds 1,000 each, but sadly the pups this dog was carrying all died despite a Harborne vet's best efforts to save one of them.
Van der Meyde was last night said to be "delighted" when Mac, a seven-month-old Dogue de Bordeaux, was returned to his Wirral home.
Moxy, a Dogue de Bordeaux, was given to Andrea Lackland by Kevin Blades and his family when they were unable to look after it because they had a baby.
The dogs that were ill-treated included Staffordshire bull terriers, a Rottweiler, a pit bull terrier, a Dogue de Bordeaux and a mixed breed.
Ruby, a Dogue de Bordeaux, has won a daily nationwide competition held by housebuilder Taylor Wimpey.
Amber, a Dogue de Bordeaux, arrived in October and was very underweight.
Update: Hooch the Dogue de Bordeaux popped in to see us last week.
Kennels manager Fiona Hope, 46, looked after the prize-winning dogs, which include Rottweilers, Dogue De Bordeaux and a German Shepherd.