Tag: South African Mastiff

South African Mastiff

By Claudia Bensimoun                                                      Image credit: Wiki     The South African Mastiff – Boerboel.The forgotten breed. This breed is popular in South Africa and surprisingly  not   much coverage is given about this self…

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…