Weight: 66 - 71 lbs.
Height: 25" - 28"
Life Span: 12 - 15 years
Health Problems: Near extinction
Also Known As: Virelade
Category: Companion Dog
Exercise NeedsThe Dogue De Bordeaux is best suited for kennel life. This breed needs vigorous exercise and space to roam.
Grooming NeedsRegular brushing is required for your Gascons-Saintongeois.
TemperamentThe Gascons-Saintongeois is known to be gentle and affectionate. This is a rare breed.
Compatibility with KidsGood with children.
HistoryThis 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.
Pet FactsOnly ten packs were present as of 1986. Not recognized by the AKC
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