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Argentine Dogo vs Boerboel vs Cane Corso Comparison - Dog breed selector: Argentine Dog or South African Boerboel or Cane Corz? Find the right dog for you

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Name Argentine Dogo Boerboel Cane Corso
OriginsArgentina South Africa Italy
Group Guard Dogs Working Dogs Working Dogs
Popularity Rank39012437
Reviews112
User Ratings

Other Names Argentine Dog, Argentine Mastiff South African Boerboel, South African Mastiff Cane Corz, Italian Mastiff, Cane Di Macellaio
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Recognized by the American Kennel Club as a Miscellaneous breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2015 as a Working breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2010 as a Working breed.
FCI Group Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Molossian type section.
Breed Recognition American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
National Kennel Club
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.
Federacion Cinologica Argentina
Backwoods Bulldog Club
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Dog Registry of America Inc.
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
National Kennel Club
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.
Price $2800-$5000 $1500-$2000 $1500-$2000

Argentine Dogo vs Boerboel vs Cane Corso General Appearance Comparison

Size Large Large
Giant
Large
Weight Male: 88-99 pounds (40-45 kg), Female: 71-77 pounds (32-35 kg) 154-200 pounds (70-90 kg) Male: 99-110 pounds (45-50 kg), Female: 88-99 pounds (40-45 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 93.5 pounds (42.5 kg), Female: 74 pounds (33.5 kg) 177 pounds (80 kg) Male: 104.5 pounds (47.5 kg), Female: 93.5 pounds (42.5 kg)
Height Male: 24-27 inches (64-68 cm), Female: 23-25 inches (60-64 cm) Male: 25-28 inches (64-70 cm), Female: 23-25.5 inches (59-65 cm) Male: 24-27 inches (64-68 cm), Female: 23-25 inches (60-64 cm)
Avg. Height Male: 25.5 inches (66 cm), Female: 24 inches (62 cm) Male: 26.5 inches (67 cm), Female: 23-25.5 inches (62 cm) Male: 25.5 inches (66 cm), Female: 24 inches (62 cm)

Argentine Dogo vs Boerboel vs Cane Corso Hair & Care Comparison

Coat Fine Dense
Shiny
Smooth
Dense
Colors White Brindle
Cream
Reddish
Brown
Red
Tawny
Chestnut
Brindle
Gray
Red
Fawn
Black
Grooming
Easy to groom: The Argentine Dogo doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Effortless: The Boerboel requires minimal grooming.
Effortless: The Cane Corso requires minimal grooming.
Shedding Level
Argentine Dogos shed moderately.
Boerboels shed moderately.
Cane Corsos shed moderately.

Argentine Dogo vs Boerboel vs Cane Corso Characteristics Comparison

Temperament Sociable
Loyal
Protective
Tolerant
Loving
Confident
Intelligent
Territorial
Dominant
Obedient
Cheerful
Loyal
Social
Courageous
Quiet
Intelligent Rank
Smart: Argentine Dogo's has great intelligence.
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Average: Cane Corso's has average obedience intelligence.
Trainability
Argentine Dogos are quite easy to train.
Boerboels are quite easy to train.
Cane Corsos are easy to train.
Playfulness
Argentine Dogos, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Boerboels, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Cane Corsos, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Sensitivity Level
Argentine Dogos have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Boerboels have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Cane Corsos have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Affection Level
Argentine Dogos are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Boerboels are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Cane Corsos are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Social Needs
Argentine Dogos need for social interaction is average.
Boerboels need for social interaction is average.
Cane Corsos are a social breed.
Barking
Low to Average: The Argentine Dogo rarely barks.
Low to Average: The Boerboel rarely barks.
Low: The Cane Corso barks none to minimal.
Watchdog Ability
Argentine Dogos are one of the best watchdogs.
Boerboels are one of the best watchdogs.
Cane Corsos are one of the best watchdogs.
Territorial
Argentine Dogos are extremely protective guard dogs.
Boerboels are extremely protective guard dogs.
Cane Corsos are extremely protective guard dogs.
Biting Potential Low
The Argentine Dogo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Boerboel has a low chance of biting somebody.
Moderate
The Cane Corso has an average chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Argentine Dogos have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Boerboels have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Cane Corsos have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Wanderlust potential of the Argentine Dogo is strong enough to escape from home.
Wanderlust potential of the Boerboel is strong enough to escape from home.
Cane Corsos tend to escape less than other breeds.
Prey Drive
Argentine Dogos have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Boerboels have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen.
Cane Corsos have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Apartment Friendly
Argentine Dogos are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Boerboels are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
Cane Corsos are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
Adaptability
Argentine Dogos adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Boerboels adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Cane Corsos don't adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Cane Corsos do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Fighting Dog Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.
Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.
Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.

Argentine Dogo vs Boerboel vs Cane Corso Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Argentine Dogos are not stranger friendly dogs.
Boerboels are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Cane Corsos are not stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Argentine Dogos are average friendly dogs towards children.
Boerboels are kid-friendly dogs.
Cane Corsos are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
Argentine Dogos are not cat-friendly dogs.
Boerboels are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Cane Corsos are not cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Argentine Dogos are not dog-friendly.
Boerboels are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Cane Corsos are average friendly towards other dogs.
Office Friendly No
Argentine Dogo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Boerboel is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Cane Corso is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Argentine Dogos are commonly okay with elderly people.
Boerboels are usually recommended for elderly people.
Cane Corsos are commonly okay with elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Argentine Dogos do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Boerboels usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Cane Corsos do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Good For First Time Owners Yes
Argentine Dogos are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Boerboels are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
No
Cane Corsos are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Therapy Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Boat Dog Not really
Argentine Dogo breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Boerboel breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Cane Corso breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Yes
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Yes
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Yes
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Argentine Dogo vs Boerboel vs Cane Corso Health Factors Comparison

Health Issues
Argentine Dogos tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
Boerboels tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
Cane Corsos are commonly healthy dogs.
Health Problems Allergies
Cancer
Deafness
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Allergies
Epilepsy
Hip Dysplasia
Joint Dysplasia
Vaginal Hyperplasia
Arthritis
Bloat
Cherry Eye
Demodectic Mange
Ectropion
Entropion
Hip Dysplasia
Life Expectancy 10-12 years 10-12 years 10-11 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Argentine Dogos have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Boerboels have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Cane Corsos have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Exercise Need
Argentine Dogos need quite a lot of exercise.
Boerboels need quite a lot of exercise.
Cane Corsos have an average exercise need.
Sleeping Need
Argentine Dogos are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Boerboels sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Cane Corsos are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Avg. daily food consumption 6 to 8 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 8 to 10 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals Recommended daily amount: If you are feeding a high-quality dry food, your Corso will probably eat 4 to 5 cups a day.
Weight Gain Potential
Low to Average.
Average.
Average to High.
Weather & Climate Prefers average to warm weather conditions Tolerates warm and cold weather. Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Medium
The Argentine Dogo has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Boerboel has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Cane Corso has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Argentine Dogo is an average drooler.
The Boerboel drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.
The Cane Corso drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.

Argentine Dogo vs Boerboel vs Cane Corso Reproducibility Comparison

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
How often can the have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Litter Size 4-8 puppies 7-10 puppies 4-6 puppies

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