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

FCI Group 2, AKC Miscellaneous Class
Avg life expectancy
10–12 translations.feature.breeds.years

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


  • Requires outdoor space
  • Needs little training
  • Makes a great family dog