The Dogue De Bordeaux was originally bred for various purposes including the guarding of people and/or property. Individual members of this breed will benefit from firm and dedicated training to temper this guarding tendency, and thus help to maintain safety as a household companion.
Enjoys dog sports such as agility, carting, both rally and competitive obedience, weight pull, water rescue, and tracking.
Although described as stubborn this tendency may be reduced via a reward-based approach to training.
Intelligent, alert, and calm dogs.