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Dogo Argentino


Overview

The Dogo Argentino is a muscular, powerful dog. Their bravery and strength are well-known, which is why they are often used in military and police work. They can fit in well with a family, when socialized early and led by consistent, strong owners. They make great guard dogs, as they are fearless and loyal.

Adult Size

  • Huge
  • Large

Amount of Shedding

  • Sheds Little

Appropriate Environment

  • Doesn’t Do Well in Apartments
  • Fenced In Yard
  • House

Behavior if Left Alone

  • Doesn’t Like Being Left Alone

Breed Group

  • Sporting Group

Coat Length

  • Very Short Coat

Coat Quality

  • Smooth Coat

Colors

  • White

Drools

  • Drools Constantly

Energy Level

  • Energetic
  • Highly Energetic
  • Very Energetic

Exercise Needs

  • Needs Lots of Exercise
  • Needs Regular Exercise

Full Grown Height

  • 24-26″
  • 27-30″

Full Grown Weight

  • 80-90lbs
  • 91-100lbs

General Health

  • Not a Very Healthy Breed

Good Choice for New Dog Owners

  • Not a Great Choice for Your First Dog
  • Poor Choice for Your First Dog

Good Dog for Cold Weather?

  • Can Manage in Cold Weather
  • Doesn’t Do Well in Cold Weather

Good Dog for Hot Weather?

  • Can Manage in Hot Weather
  • Does Well in Hot Weather
  • Tolerates Hot Weather Well

Good With Children?

  • Good with Kids

Grooming

  • Doesn’t Require Grooming

Intelligence

  • Smart

Personality

  • Somewhat Affectionate

Playfulness

  • Sometimes Playful

Recommended OFA Tests

Social Behavior with Dogs

Top Life Expectancy

Training Tendencies