Dogo Argentino

Dogo Argentinos are happy, open and friendly dogs that seldom bark, perhaps because they realise their imposing stature achieves the required effect without the effort.
Dogo Argentino adult black and white

About the Dogo Argentino

Dogo Argentinos are compact, muscular dogs with long legs. They are intelligent animals with quick reactions, although their gait is calm but firm and expressive.

These loyal, affectionate dogs are coloured a remarkable white. All told, this breed possesses the physical prowess of a natural athlete. In tropical climates, the coat is thin and sparse, revealing pigmented areas. In cold climates, the hair is thicker and denser, and there may be an undercoat.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

Country: Argentina

Size category: Large

Avg life expectancy: 10-12 years

Agile / Gentle / Friendly / Quiet / Resilient / Confident / Loving

Key facts

  • Requires outdoor space
  • Needs little training
  • Makes a great family dog
Dachshund puppy in black and white eating from a red bowl

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