If you’re currently looking for the perfect type of dog to buy for yourself or a loved one, you may want to consider getting a Boerboel puppy.
Dogs are one of the loveliest and loyal pets you can possibly own. If you are currently considering buying a Boerboel puppy or puppies, then you are on the right track. The Boerboel breed is a fearless and faithful companion that will give their life to protect you. They are undoubtedly, one of the strongest dog breeds in the world. Whether you are a first time owner or a dog lover, the boerboel is a good choice if you are looking for a protective companion. Here are some interesting facts you should know if you are looking to buy your own Boerboel puppy.
1. The Boerboel is a Large breed With a Muscular Body.
The Boerboel is a very active dog breed with an impressively muscular body and posture. These dogs tend to grow big and heavy and have a confident posture, which they can back up with actual speed and strength. Bear in mind that due to their size and agility, Boerboels would require bigger than normal accommodation spaces and playing grounds.
2. Boerboels can challenge a lion? 🤔
Now this may sound unbelievable, but it is rumoured that the Boerboel breed has the ability to bring down a lion. Stories have been told of Boerboels killing and vanquishing lions in South Africa. However, it is very unlikely that a Boerboel can kill a full grown male and healthy lion; some say that it may take about 25 Boerboels to kill a male lion. Despite their seemingly fierce demeanour, the Boerboel can be quite docile and is an amazing therapy dog.
And by the way, this is the size of a lion…
3. Boerboels are loyal and fiercely protective.
Known historically as a reliable guard dog breed, Boerboels have a very protective nature towards their families and remain loyal their whole lives. They are very dependable dogs. You can depend on Boerboels to protect your family and your property from intruders. Although Boerboels have a reputation of never backing down, he reserves a huge part of his heart for his other specialty, which is helping children.
4. Boerboels will need regular exercise.
Boerboels are very active dogs and need regular exercise as part of their daily routine to maintain their good health. Taking them for walks outside will not only improve their physical health but also teach them proper social skills. The aggressive and protective nature of Boerboels may be toned down when exposed to other dogs and humans on a regular basis. They should not be left outdoors without tall, secure fencing or supervision because of their wariness of strangers. Boerboels need a lot of space to play in and are not recommended for apartment living. This type of breed is perfect for people who lead active lifestyles, such as runners and marathoners.
5. Boerboels need lots of food and water.
Due to their massive size and high energy, Boerboels will require lots of nutrients to support their activity. So be prepared to feed dogs of this breed with huge amounts of food on a regular basis and also be sure to keep a lot of clean, fresh water available for him at all times. He will drink more water than other dogs because he is bigger. Always remember the importance of dry dog food and other high-quality products.