Hunter and a family companion
Country of Origin: Argentina
Dog Group: Working Group
Origin of Name: The Dogo Argentino is a large, white, muscular breed of dog that was developed in Argentina.
Monthly keeping costPremium
Rs. 85000 Standard
SizeFemale: 60–65 cm, Male: 60–68 cm
Tendency to Bark:Loud bark
Life span: 10 to 15 years
Height: Female: 60–65 cm, Male: 60–68 cm
Weight: Female: 35–40 kg, Male: 40–45 kg
Cost: Premium: Rs. 85000 ($1100) Standard: Rs. 30000 ($400)
Availability - Rare
About Dogo Argentino:
Dogo Argentino is one of the few dogs with the honor of having their statue erected at the town square. The name of the majestic breed can give you an insight into its lineage. It is one of the handsome lads, that originates from Argentina. The big and powerful dog has a high level of energy. Dogo Argentino is more suited for experienced owners.
The first thing that you’d notice about this breed will be its striking white coat that is not common in the Mastiff family. It is one of the few breeds that come in only one color i.e. white and this is the thing that makes it stand out. The other thing to notice about Dogo is that its dental arch is different from other canines.
Visits to Groomer - Low
Drooling - High
Bath - Every three months
Tolerance to heat - Heat tolerant
Tolerance to cold - Need warmth
Exercise Requirement - More
Under Coat - No
Colour - White
Coat Type - Short
Hair Length - Short
Hair Density - Dense
Dogo Argentino is usually healthy, but like all breeds, it is prone to few health conditions. These are:
Dogo Argentino is a versatile breed. It can be a guardian to the family and can very well protect the family. The breed is a fearless hunter and can take on to a wild boar.
Training & Intelligence
It is essential to start the training of the pup as soon as it comes home to ensure that dog becomes a well-behaved adult dog. You do not need to wait for six months to start the training as it might just make it impossible to train your dog. It is an intelligent breed but always remembers that harsh training will never yield results for you. One must be sensitive to the issue and maintain patience while training a dog.
6 to 14 months Eight to ten puppies
Dogo Argentino is a sturdy and healthy breed. The breed usually takes 1.5 years to reach its maturity. It is advisable to breed your dogs after at least 2 years of age. If you are a first-time breeder, take the help of a vet.