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Size: Large

Weight: 87 - 153 lbs.

Height: 22" - 30"

Life Span: 6 - 11 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: Denmark

Also Known As: Danish Broholmer

Group: Guardian

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

The Broholmer requires moderate exercise.

Grooming Needs

The Broholmer needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing.


The Broholmer is friendly and watchful.

Compatibility with Kids

Generally good with children.


Used for stag hunting during the Middle Ages, this bred was also an excellent guard dog.

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