Weight: 66 - 71 lbs.
Height: 25" - 28"
Life Span: 12 - 15 years
Health Problems: Near extinction
Also Known As: Virelade
Category: Companion Dog
The Dogue De Bordeaux is best suited for kennel life. This breed needs vigorous exercise and space to roam.
Regular brushing is required for your Gascons-Saintongeois.
The Gascons-Saintongeois is known to be gentle and affectionate. This is a rare breed.
Compatibility with Kids
Good with children.
This breed is named for the region in France where it originated. It is commonly referred to as the Virelade after Baron von Virelade, who crossed the breed with Grand Gasconies. Today these dogs are used to hunt deer, wild boar and foxes.
Only ten packs were present as of 1986. Not recognized by the AKC
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