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Dogo Argentino

Overview

A pack-hunting dog named Dogo Argentino developed for the chasing of big games like wild boar and puma, it has the matchless strength and intelligence at equal level with quick responsive alertness and athletic attitude. With all other traits, it is also an easy to train breed that keenly interested in pleasing its owner. With a steady character, the Dogo Arentino is fine and loving dog. great companionship lies in these dogs and it is zealous in cuddling, playing around you and as well as enclosing. The breed is well behaved with children and also tends to do well with other pets at home particularly when it has enough socialization with them throughout its puppyhood. It is commonly known as a breed of humble friendship and pleasant with no loud barking. Being a strong breed it would have tendency to defend the owner’s property and him also. The coat of the breed is smooth, fine and short and comes in white color but with dark patches nearest to eyes, notably the patches must not exceed from 10% over head. So much neat and clean dogs in over all look and do not require a lot of care and grooming. In matters of training it is brilliant to learn, and will respond well to positive obedience training, just right companion of families those are vigorous. Keep in mind it requires vigorous owner to handle it with a strong working prey drive to keep its fit physically and mentally. Being an energetic breed, it loves to have some excessive physical activities and mental stimulation to maintain its wonderful and cheering disposition. It can be fit in apartment life easily if enough exercises are provided them with care and attention. It might not be left alone because it makes them bore and boring leads it to behavioral disorder. Dogo Argentino’ height is 24 to 27 inches and weight is 80 to 100 pounds. The life expectancy of Dogo Argentino is about 10 to 12 years.

Dogo Argentino History

In 1925, Antonio and Agustin Martinez, two Argentinean brothers, started work on an idea to have a sociable great boar-hunting dog with a brave heart. In sake of having great boar-hunting dog they crossed nine breeds that are Spanish Mastiff, Irish wolfhound, Bulldog, Great Pyrenees, Great Dane, Dogue de Bordeaux, Bull Terrier, Boxer and Pointer with a native dog named the Cordoba, it brought creation of the Dogo Argentino. The result of crossing was a very great fine hunting dog and as well as a tremendous working dog that is loyal and frank.

Dogo Argentino Life Expectancy

The life expectancy of Dogo Argentino is about 10 to 12 years.

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Dogo Argentino Appearance

The Dogo Argentino possess great disposition with enormous, brawny frames coated in a very sleek, white coat. Its convex head is large, nose is black and jaws are sturdy. Ears of breed are set high. The Dogo has wide set eyes with a steadfast, intelligent expression. The neck of dog is thick with a sturdy chest and long tail. On the whole, the Dogo Argentino appearance combines power and style.

Dogo Argentino Weight and Height

Ariegeois Pointer pointers’ height is 24 to 27 inches and weight is 80 to 100 pounds.

Dogo Argentino Temperament

A pack-hunting dog named Dogo Argentino developed for the chasing of big games like wild boar and puma, it has the matchless strength and intelligence at equal level with quick responsive alertness and athletic attitude. With all other traits, it is also an easy to train breed that keenly interested in pleasing its owner. With a steady character, the Dogo Argentino is fine and loving dog. Great companionship lies in these dogs and it is zealous in cuddling, playing around you and as well as enclosing. The breed is well behaved with children and also tends to do well with other pets at home particularly when it has enough socialization with them throughout its puppyhood. It is commonly known as a breed of humble friendship and pleasant with no loud barking. Being a strong breed it would have tendency to defend the owner’s property and him also. It is a good guard dog and can deter any kind of threat.

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Dogo Argentino with children and other pets

It will generally do well with other dogs but can chase or injure non-canine pets so it is not recommended for homes that are with small animals. It can be good with kids also but reserved with strangers.

Dogo Argentino Care and Grooming

It possess a single coat that is short, smooth and fine in touch, the coat requires minimal grooming. It is naturally a clean breed less care and grooming can do well for this. It only requires occasional brushing. Nails must be trimmed time to time. It is known as an average shedding breed.

Dogo Argentino Health Issues

It is generally a very healthy breed and has not known major health issues but it can be sensitive to extreme heat or hot weathers.

Dogo Argentino Training

The breed is vigorous and dedicated resolute, it requires a consistent and committed owner, who can teach, what is what, and how is how. It will respond well to positive and firm and determined training. Remember, it is a hunting dog that is very strong and energetic it must be on-leash in populace, it may go to pursue a squirrel and bird.

Dogo Argentino Exercise

Keep in mind it requires vigorous owner to handle it with a strong working prey drive to keep its fit physically and mentally. Being an energetic breed, it loves to have some excessive physical activities and mental stimulation to maintain its wonderful and cheering disposition. It can be fit in apartment life easily if enough exercises are provided them with care and attention. It might not be left alone because it makes them bore and boring leads it to behavioral disorder.

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Dogo Argentino Recognition

The breed is recognized by FCI, NKC, APRI, ACR, ACA, FCA, DRA, BBC, NAPR, and AKC/FSS.

Dogo Argentino Group

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Dogo Argentino Good Names

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