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- Argentine Dogo -

Description: This breed is brave, even-tempered, loyal to its owner/handler and barks little. Argentine Dogos have considerable stamina and a strong hunting instinct. They may try to dominate other dogs.

Because of their hunting instincts, they may not make good watchdogs.

Argentine Dogos are not recommended for beginners and need a well balanced, loving, but extremely consistent training regimen. Only discipline your Argentine Dogo with your voice. Isolation and overly tough training can lead to unpredictable behavior.

Other Names: (correct name to Argentinian Mastiff; Other names Dogo Argentinof)

Height: 24-27 inches
Weight: 80-100 Ibs

Colors: White
Coat: short white coat and pphas no undercoat.

Temperament: Loyal, intelligent,

With Children: Good with children

With Pets:

Special Skills: Highly Intelligent, powerful.

Watch-dog:
Guard-dog: High

Care and Training: The single white coat is very easy to care for and has no doggy odor. Special attention should be paid to the nails, as they tend to grow very fast and therefore need frequent clippings. This breed is an average shedder.

Learning Rates:

Activity: Plenty of exercise

Living Environment: This breed will do okay in an apartment if it is sufficiently exercised and does best with at least an average-sized yard. Be sure to bring the Dogo inside when temperatures drop below freezing.

Health Issues:
Life Span: 10-12 years

Litter Size:
Country of Origin: Argentina

History: The Argentine Dogo was developed in Argentina by Dr. Antonio Nores Martinez in the 1920's. He wanted a dog that was a good pack hunter and guardian, but could also be trusted with the family. He started with a now extinct mastiff-type breed called the Dog of Cordoba.

First REgistered by the AKC:
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