Is this Dogue Love? LOVE ME!!!!

Is this Dogue Love?  LOVE ME!!!! (by Gunner)

Like it or else, a Dogue de Bordeaux is 150lbs of pure love and affection.  And obsession.  And drool.  You think I’m kidding?  You can’t walk a single step, and the dogue takes that step at the same time.  We will TRIP you as we try to be part of your leg!  All a dogue wants is 110% of YOUR attention.  Literally, if a dog can be “obsessed,” well, you now own it…

From the start, you need to set strong boundaries.  Well you can TRY to set them.  Oh, who the hell am I kidding, we won’t listen anyways…  We LOVE you.  We love your BED ALMOST as much.  Being on the couch with you is a given, like it or not.

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Gunner J day 5. Snuggle doggy!

Whatever you do, don’t EVER, and I mean EVER, doubt for a minute that we will go down with a ship to protect you.  Anyone coming near the door is fair game for serious investigation.  And if WE don’t like ’em, we don’t really care if you do.  We don’t trust them.  And rightfully so!  They may take your attention away from ME.

All in all, we LOVE you, and would do anything for our owners…

Note from Mom…

Gunner Dogue de Bordeaux
Gunner at 8 months

Guys, this IS a POWERFUL breed.  Dogue love needs to be TOUGH love.  You DO need to set some hefty boundaries and rules for your pup.  A Bordeaux can be very possessive AND protective of their humans.  Sitting on your lap(read: crushing you under their weight across your ENTIRE BODY…) may be fine if YOU can handle it, but for small children, it’s a danger.  What is cute while they’re pups will most definitely NOT be cute when they break 100 lbs..  These dogs are very strong willed, and they are STRONG.  Discipline from the second you bring them home is an absolute MUST.  Train your pup right away.

Gunner still growing...
Still growing…