The History and Origin of the Boerboel Breed


The Boerboel breed originated in South Africa and was bred by early settlers for protection and hunting.

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Historical Use

Boerboels were used by South African farmers to guard their homesteads and livestock from predators.

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Physical Characteristics

Boerboels are large and muscular, with a short, dense coat and a distinct wrinkled forehead.

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Boerboels are known for their loyalty, obedience, and bravery, making them excellent protectors.


Boerboels require early socialization and training due to their strength and dominant nature.

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Health Concerns

The breed is prone to hip dysplasia, bloat, and skin allergies.

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The Boerboel is recognized by the United Kennel Club, South African Boerboel Breeders Association, and other kennel clubs.

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Boerboels are popular in South Africa, but have yet to gain widespread popularity outside the country.

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