November 9, 2017

Boerboels have short hair that does not shed in large quantities. They benefit from a weekly brushing to remove dead hair and keep their coats tidy and clean. They don't require frequent bathing. The Boerboel also known as the South African Mastiff, is a large, molosse...

August 21, 2017

The Boerboel has short hair that does not shed in large quantities. They benefit from a weekly brushing to remove dead hair and keep their coats tidy and clean. They don't require frequent bathing. Baths are usually only necessary when the dog gets dirty or smelly.

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April 5, 2017

DNA can help to identify parentage and can also tell us what dog breed markers are found in a dog.  
 
DNA can also help to identify different diseases with in our breed.  Each purebred dog has its own set of unique design and within these designs breed specific diseas...

February 4, 2017

South African Boerboel doesn't sound like the massive, protective Mastiff that it is. They have thick, stocky bodies that are brindle, brown, cream, reddish brown and tawny colored with a black mask and ears. South African Boerboel's are of Mastiff stock, large animals...

December 21, 2016

The Boerboel is a big, strong and intelligent working dog. It is well balanced with good muscle development and buoyant in movement. The dog should be impressive and imposing. Male dogs appear noticeably masculine and females feminine. All parts of the body should be i...

December 11, 2016

The Boerboel dates back to the mid-1600s in South Africa. Its name comes from the African word “boer,” which means “farmer.” This term refers to early white Dutch farmers who settled in South Africa and used large, Mastiff-like dogs to guard and protect their farms and...

October 31, 2016

Grooming

The short, dense and thick coat of the African Boerboel is easy to care for. They can be groomed once or twice a week using a heavy pin brush or stiff bristle brush. Regular grooming both removes dead hair from the coat as well as massages the skin, allowing...

October 4, 2016

The South African Boerboels are born with the natural instinct to guard and dominate or be the leader of the pack.  The Boerboel is only reacting to things out of a natural reaction to what it sees and with just a little work and training can be taught to react or not...

October 4, 2016

The quality of the black Boerboel compares very favorably with the rest of the Boerboel population. Because the black dogs are almost still farm dogs, they tend to look more like the working dogs of 20 years ago. That usually means a more athletic dog slightly higher o...

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