Facts & Origin
Bordeaux Pitbull: A robust mix of Dogue de Bordeaux and American Pit Bull Terrier
The Bordeaux Pit Bull is a cross between the Dogue de Bordeaux and the American Pit Bull Terrier. This mixed breed combines the strength, bravery and gentle temperament of the Dogue de Bordeaux with the energy, intelligence and loyalty of the American Pit Bull Terrier. Although not as common, this breed is popular for its unique blend of strength and gentleness.
Suitability and Husbandry
The Bordeaux Pit Bull is an excellent choice for active families and individuals who are willing to give them plenty of exercise and mental stimulation. They are also good watchdogs and can get along well with other pets and children with proper socialization.
Overall, the Bordeaux Pit Bull is an impressive mixed breed that combines the gentleness and strength of the Dogue de Bordeaux with the energy and loyalty of the American Pit Bull Terrier. With proper care and training, they can become loving and loyal companions.
|Origin||USA - France|
|Life expectancy||6 - 12 years|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Character and temperament of the Bordeaux Pitbull.
Despite their strong and powerful appearance, Bordeaux Pit Bulls are known for their gentle, loving nature and loyalty to their family. They are high-energy dogs that require consistent training and plenty of exercise. They are intelligent and usually learn quickly, making them good candidates for obedience training and other dog sports.
Grooming and health
Bordeaux Pit Bulls generally have a short, smooth coat that requires minimal grooming. Regular brushing helps to remove loose hair and keep the coat clean and healthy.
Like all dog breeds, Bordeaux Pit Bulls can be prone to certain health problems. Potential health concerns include hip dysplasia, heart problems, and skin issues. It is important to choose a responsible breeder who will perform health tests on both parents to minimize the risk of inherited diseases.
Appearance of the Bordeaux Pitbull
The exact size, weight and appearance of a Bordeaux Pit Bull can vary depending on which traits they inherit from which parent.
- Size: in general, this mixed breed can reach a height of about 50 cm to 68 cm.
- Weight: They can weigh between 27 kg and 45 kg.
- Colors: Their coats can be a range of colors including white, black, brown and a mixture of these.
They have a strong, muscular build that reflects their strength and endurance.
Hip dysplasia (HD)
Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.
Elbow dysplasia (ED)
Elbow joint dysplasia is a chronic disease complex of the elbow joint of fast growing dog breeds.
The size depends on the respective parents. In general, however, they reach about 50 to 68 cm.
No, this hybrid breed is meant to be an indoor dog and they love spending time with their families.
No, this hybrid breed has normal fur and requires minimal grooming, such as regular brushing and occasional bathing.
Yes, coming from two very intelligent breeds, Bordeaux Pitbulls are also very smart.
Yes, they need at least half an hour of exercise every day to stay mentally and physically healthy.