- Females – 22 to 25 inches; Males – 24 to 27 inches
- 110 to 200 pounds
- Brown, red, fawn, brindle, or piebald
- Mahogany or rich chestnut red
- Conformation, Obedience, Rally, Weight Pull, Agility, Stock Work, Protection Sports, and Therapy Work
The Boerboel historically served as a farm dog in 17th century South Africa, but today this strong, muscular, working breed is an excellent guard dog and loyal family companion. Intelligent, calm and confident, the Boerboel gets along well with children and other pets, but because he is a dominant dog, he requires structured, firm training. He has strong protective instincts and a willingness to please. Grooming is minimal for the Boerboel’s smooth, shiny coat.
Did you know? The word “Boerboel” means “farm dog.”