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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Some look like a French mastiff and some have their short ears, but some of the others have long basset hound ears which is unusual to look at.
Carol Mason was walking Pip, her Plummer Terrier, along the usual route near her home in Forest Hall, North Tyneside, when a French Mastiff savagely set upon the unsuspecting pet.
A council warden seized Jason Singh's French mastiff pup Zeke, believing it was a pit bull.
The centre in Allesley appealed to Telegraph readers for donations towards the pounds 2,600 procedure to fix French mastiff Shiru's soft palate.
The Dogue de Bordeaux, also called the French Mastiff or the Bordeaux Bulldog, is a short, stocky breed with a huge, heavy, broad, wrinkled head.
A POORLY French mastiff found in St Helens is a stark reminder of why it is vital every owner has their dog microchipped.
The French mastiff first grabbed the boy, biting him on the face and breaking his leg, before savaging the gran as she tried to rescue him.
A DOG-LOVING grandma was bitten on the face by a French Mastiff as she tried to protect her pet from an attack.
The French mastiff suffers from a life-threatening soft palate which allows food to enter his lungs and makes eating difficult.
The 22-year-old has splashed out on a pounds 1,250 French Mastiff puppy as a Christmas present for himself.
Liz Thornton, of A1 Animals in Hampshire, owns and trains Johno, a six- year-old French mastiff who weighs in at a hefty 12st.