The Dog De Bordeaux has its origins in Bordeaux, France, has a massive head, and a powerful body. Though loyal, the Dog De Bordeaux requires a lot of training and socialization. He is a devoted and affectionate family dog. The DDB has conflicting characters of both sweetness and calmness, as well as arrogance and stubbornness. Commonly a split personality, the DDB can be gentle at one stage, the dominant the next. For this reason, this dog is not recommended to a typical home environment.
Although loyal, the DDB requires constant training, and frequent socialization. This is mainly geared towards preventing aggression to strangers. The DDB is a superb guard dog, and has, on occasion, been used to compete in many sports.