Tag: Boerboel

The South African Boerboel. South African Mastiff

By Claudia Bensimoun   Image Credit: Wiki   Alternative Names: South African Mastiff, African Mastiff Country of Origin: South Africa Group:Kennel Union Club of South Africa-KUSA AKC South African Breeders Association-SABT Boerboel International Working Dog Group In 2010 the South African Boerboel was recognized into the AKC Miscellaneous Group, and the American Boerboel Club was…

THE SOUTH AFRICAN MASTIFF! BOERBOEL. Dog Breeds

By Claudia Bensimoun   Image credit: Wiki The South African Mastiff – Boerboel  This breed is popular in South Africa.  The word ” Boer” comes from the Afrikaans word for a “farmer’. The word ‘Boel” is a very old Afrikaans slang word for “dog”. The Boerboel was bred  in South Africa specifically for the protection…