The Dogue de Bordeaux dog breed is supposed to be the most popular member co-starred with Tom Hanks in the movie “Turner and Hooch” in 1989. He is self-assured, loyal, and territorial. The Dogue de Bordeaux needs a great deal of training as well as socialization.


dogue de bordeaux dog

Crucial Stats:

Dog Breed Group: Working Dogs

Height: 1 foot, 11 inches to 2 feet, 3 inches tall at the shoulder

Weight: Starts at 100 pounds

Life Span: 8 to 12 years


A Little about Dogue de Bordeaux Dog

The Dogue de Bordeaux dog breed whose nickname is DDB got developement in Bordeaux region France about before 600 years or more. He is well-known for his powerful body, massive head, and fearless temperament. The Dogue de Bordeaux first got the attention from the people of American with the movie of Tom Hanks “Turner and Hooch” released in 1989 and since then he has gained popularity.

The breed is an affectionate and dedicated family dog. He has a character for being docile and sweet, but he can be arrogant and stubborn as well. In order to get him to prevent aggression towards other animals and unjustified aggression towards the strangers, so must provide him with consistent training for early and extensive socialization. He is a phenomenal guard dog with the nature of being confident, loyal, and territorial. He also has got the ability to compete in many sports and activities, including obedience, carting, tracking, therapy work, and rescue and search.



Males: standing 23.5 to 27 inches at the shoulder

Weigh: minimum of 110 pounds

Females: standing 23 to 26 inches at the shoulder

Weight: minimum of 99 pounds.