The primary breed used to develop the Dogo Argentino was the Fighting Dog of Cordoba, a now-extinct breed that itself was created fromMastiffs, Bulldogs, Bull Terriers, and Boxers. Are Dogo dogs aggressive? The Dogo Argentino was developed to hunt other animals.
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What kind of dog is a Dogo Argentino?
The primary breed used to develop the Dogo Argentino was the Fighting Dog of Cordoba, a now-extinct breed that itself was created from Mastiffs, Bulldogs, Bull Terriers, and Boxers.
How did the Dogo Argentino evolve?
Unlike many breeds that evolved organically in a time and place to perform a certain function, the Dogo Argentino was the result of a deliberate act of creation.
What is the history of the Argentino Bulldog?
The need for powerful jaws occasioned crosses to Bulldogs. In 1928, several years after he started breeding, Dr. Nores Martinez wrote the first Dogo Argentino breed standard, accompanied by his drawings of the ideal Dogo.
Do Dogo Argentino dogs chase cats?
Many Dogo Argentinos also have a high prey drive and will chase cats and other small pets. The Dogo Argentino was methodically developed in the Cordoba region of Argentina in 1928 by Dr. Antonio Nores Martinez, who wished to create a breed as a big-game hunting dog.