South african mastiff

Learn about the characteristics and temperament of the South African Mastiff, also known as the Boerboel. Find out why this breed is renowned for its loyalty and protective instincts.
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The name Boerboel is two words Boer and boel. Boer is the Afrikaans/Dutch name for a farmer, and boel is the Afrikaans/Dutch name for a dog. So the name means “farmer’s dog”. You pronounce it “boo-er-bull”. South African farmers introduced the Boerboel breed to protect their homesteads. Its other name is the South African Mastiff.

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