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Other Names for Breed:
Dogo de Burdeos
Country of Origin and Parent Breed Club:
Country of origin: France
Health and Well-Being:
Some sources of health information include:
National kennel clubs and breed clubs (see, e.g. Breeding/Health Strategy Documents, below)
Population-level statistics (see, e.g., Swedish Insurance Data, below)
Breed club surveys
There are numerous breed standards.
The basis of breed/conformation shows is the judging of pedigree dogs against the 'Breed Standard', which is a picture in words that describes the range of features that are deemed appropriate for the breed.
"The father of the breed, Raymond Triquet, was in Les Andelys (Normandy) where the National Specialty of the Society des Amateurs de Dogues de Bordeaux (SADB) took place, end of August. On Friday, Pr Triquet made a Conference about the traits and particularities of the Dogue de Bordeaux."
1. Swedish Insurance Data
Breed-specific information on rates of disease and death from Agria Pet Insurance (Agria Djurförsäkring) is available for many breeds. This breed has information on Veterinary Care and Life Insurance. Click here to view downloads
Breeding/Health Strategy Documents:
Health/Breeding Strategy Documents and Links:
1. The Kennel Club, UK: Breed Watch
2. Sweden: Breed-specific Breeding Strategies: (in Swedish) and/ or English summary