The Boerboel descended from an early Mastiff-type that mated with dogs of South Africa. “Boerboel” is derived from “boer,” the Afrikkaans/Dutch word for “farmer” These dogs were used as working dogs on the farm and a first line of defense against predators, even fighting off lions. Boerboels also worked as tracking dogs that also held down wounded game until the hunter arrived. Full-grown male Boerboels can reach 154 to 200 pounds!

0

Comment on the Story Below

Related Posts

June 18, 2015

‘Cesar Millan: Viva Las Vegas’

“Cesar Millan: Viva Las Vegas” was recorded during Cesar's appearance at the Palms Casino Resort.

August 4, 2020

Problems Walking Your Dog? – Cesar’s Best Tips and Tricks

Many people don't take their dogs on as many dog walks as they should because

January 7, 2020

Deaf And Blind Rescue Dog Comforts Every Foster Animal That Stays In His Mom’s House

Sheryl Smith has been rescuing and rehoming animals for years. She has a tendency to

Comments – Rules , Boundaries & Limitations

At Cesar’s Way , we strive to be a single pack, and packs have rules, and limitations. Here are ours for the comments:

  •  No bullying or harassment of fellow commenters. Keep it civil!
  • No foul language or obscenities, please.
  • No posting of external links

Also, please note that because of volume , we are unable to respond to individual comments, although we do watch them in order to learn what issues and questions are most common so that we can produce content that fulfills your needs. You are welcome to share your own dog tips and behavior solutions among yourselves, however Thank you for reading our articles and sharing your thoughts with the pack!

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Get Tips From Cesar & The Pack

Don’t get left out of the doghouse! Sign up now to make sure you’re up to date on the latest happenings!

Trending Today

Trending This Week

Get a Free e-Book:
5 Essential Commands
to Teach Your Dog