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Dogue de Bordeaux (French Mastiff)


Adult Size

  • Huge

Amount of Shedding

  • Sheds Little

Appropriate Environment

  • Apartment
  • Fenced In Yard
  • House
  • Invisible Fenced Yard

Behavior if Left Alone

  • Doesn’t Like Being Left Alone

Breed Group

  • Working Group

Coat Length

  • Very Short Coat

Coat Quality

  • Smooth Coat


  • Fawn
  • Isabella
  • Mahogany
  • Red


  • Drools Constantly
  • Drools Regularly

Energy Level

  • Get Up? Me?
  • Would Rather Not Go Jogging With You

Exercise Needs

  • Rarely Needs Exercise
  • Total Couch Potato

Full Grown Height

  • 24-26″

Full Grown Weight

  • 101-110lbs
  • 11-15lbs
  • 111-120lbs

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

Good With Children?

  • Good with Kids


  • Doesn’t Require Grooming


  • Smart


  • Affectionate


  • Sometimes Playful

Recommended OFA Tests

Social Behavior with Dogs

Top Life Expectancy

Training Tendencies