On Average it Costs £15-- £22 a Wk to Feed a Real Good Quality Diet, e.g Royal Canin Biscuit and Raw Meat Mixtures . Remember While They Are Growing They Need to Reach Their Full Potential the Best Food You Can Get Until at Least 15 months of age ,
The Average Height and Weights are
Bitch Height Min 58cm Max 66cm Weight 45k Min 50k Max Dog Height Min 60cm Max 70cm Weight 50k Min 68k Max Dogs Measure 60-70cms at the withers and weigh between 50--68.2kgs The average being nearer the heavier end,Bitches measure 58-66cms at the withers and weigh between 45-50kgs,again being nearer the heavier end on average.
Being big Heavy Dogs, Hip Dysplasia is Known in the Breed and Any Good Breeder Will Have Screened for This Before Breeding From Their Bitch, Don,t accept Any Excuses Ask to See the Results before Buying a Pup From them, also if they Care about Their Girls as Much as they Say , they Should be at least 20 months old before being Bred From.
You Can Expect to Pay For a Good Quality Dogue De Bordeaux Between £1000--£1500 Yes You Might See Them Advisted at less But n the Dog World you Only get What you Pay for, I,m not Saying that Cheaper Dogs Won,t Be Nice Dogs, But For A True to Type Bordeaux True to Standand You Will Need a Dog With Good Bloodlines In its Pedigree and that is the Going rate
The Dogue De Bordeaux is a Dog that Bonds Very Closely With its Family, They are Not Suited to Homes Where They Will be Left alone For Long Periods of Time, as They Associate this Separation as a Punishment, They Will Protect Their Family And Territory if Theatened, They are Very Good with Children and Will Accept Other Household Pets If introduced to Them When Young
Grooming is Relatively Easy.A Rubber Grooming Glove over the Short Coat Once a Week to Remove any Loose Hair is all That is Needed. The Skin Folds on the Face Should be Cleaned Regularly to Stop any Skin infections From Starting,The Coat Can be Golden, Red or Mahogany With Limited White Markings on the Chest and Feet .
Lifespan Is 9-12 yrs