Height: 24.5-27 inches
Weight: 80-100 lbs.
Life Span: 10-12 yrs.
Breed Group: Guardian Dogs
Also known as the Argentine Dogo.
Dogos are loving companions, loyal protectors, and fierce hunters. They
require early socialization with humans and other animals and early obedience
training. They get along with children and other animals if raised with
them but can be wary of and aggressive toward strangers.
The completely white coat is short, thick, smooth, and glossy.
Grooming & Exercise Needs
The Dogo's short coat, which sheds minimally, needs to be brushed weekly.
This breed needs vigorous exercise daily.
The Dogo Argentino was Argentina's first native purebred dog. It was created
in the 1920s to be a silent, fearless hunter of jaguar and puma and to be
agile, brave, and strong.
It is a descendent of Spanish fighting dogs with bull terrier, mastiff,
boxer, American bulldog, and harlequin Great Dane mixed in.
The Dogo Argentino is not suitable for inexperienced dog owners, or for
city or apartment life.
Breed-related health concerns: hip dysplasia, deafness.
Reference: AKC - American Kennel Club