The Boerboel is a large, mastiff-type dog from South Africa with a black mask and a short coat. This dog breed is large with a strong bone structure and well-developed muscles. Its head appears blocky with a short length between the stop and nose.

Life span: 10 – 12 years

Origin: South Africa

Other names: South African mastiff

Colours: Black, Brindle, Fawn, Piebald, Cream, Mahogany, Red, Brown

Temperament: Intelligent, Obedient, Dominant, Confident, Territorial

Height: Male: 64–70 cm, Female: 59–65 cm

Weight: Male: 60–79 kg, Female: 55–73 kg