breeds, Boerboel's make the perfect pet for anyone who needs a great guard dog. . However, after spending a small fortune, we were very fortunate to obtain a few good dogs, which were bred selectively and in the right combinations to produce the wonderful dogs that we have today. . Breeds Similar to Boerboel Puppies: Bullmastiff Cane Corso Mastiff If you have never owned a Boerboel before, or are looking for more information on the breed, check out our Boerboel Dog Breed Information page.
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Need a hard dog; a no nonsense guard dog to protect family and property; we can provide that also. The pads are thick, tough and black. The lower thighs have well defined muscles and show substance down to the hocks. The origin and purpose of the Boerboel should be understood in order to preserve the unique identity and qualities of the breed as a South African developed mastiff.
Training The Boerboel is a protective, territorial breednot a breed for a novice dog owner. The majority of the imports did not meet our requirements and were not used in breeding. . Share The Breed Standard general appearance Historically the Boerboel developed as a general farm dog for the pioneers who settled in South Africa since the seventeenth century. Share At the July 2007 board meeting the Boerboel was approved to compete in AKC herding events for suffix titles effective January 1, 2008. As a farm protector the Boerboel might encounter marauding baboons and with a short tail he could not so easily be held by the dexterous baboon. The toes are well arched, with short, preferably black toenails and protected by hair in between. When observing a Boerboel at play or work, standing or moving, it should show strength, suppleness, nimbleness and agility.