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What Is A Boerboel
The Boerboel is a large dog breed that originates and was developed in South Africa. The name Boerboel comes from the Afrikaans/Dutch words of “boer” (farmer) and “boel” which refers to the Bullenbijter (Bull Biter) ancestry of the breed.
From its appearance the Boerboel has very obvious mastiff dog ancestry but in [...]
The image that comes to mind when one sets eyes on a Boerboel is that of a canine tank; which, when the history of this breed is reviewed, doesn’t come as much of a surprise. The Boerboel dog breed was developed by early Dutch settlers to protect them from what must have surely appeared as [...]27Feb2009 | Dog Breeds | 5 comments | Continued