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Bullboxer Pit vs Argentine Dogo vs Brazilian Dogo – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Bullboxer Pit vs Argentine Dogo vs Brazilian Dogo" Compare Bullboxer Pit and Argentine Dogo. Which is better: Bullboxer Pit or Argentine Dogo or Brazilian Dogo?
Name Bullboxer Pit Argentine Dogo Brazilian Dogo
OriginsUnited States Argentina Brazil
Group Designer Dogs Guard Dogs Working Dogs
Popularity Rank604390346
Reviews210
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Other Names Cross between the Boxer and American Pit Bull Terrier.
Pixoter
American Bullboxer
Argentine Dog, Argentine Mastiff Dogue Brasileiro, Bull boxer, Brazilian Dogge, Bull boxer
Breed Type Cross Breed Purebred Cross Breed
AKC Group Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club as a Miscellaneous breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition Not recognized by any clubs. 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
America's Pet Registry
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Price 400-800 $2800-$5000 $400-$600

General Appearance - Bullboxer Pit vs Argentine Dogo vs Brazilian Dogo

Size Large Large Large
Medium
Weight 50-75 pounds (25-34 kg) Male: 88-99 pounds (40-45 kg), Female: 71-77 pounds (32-35 kg) Male: 64–95 pounds (29–43 kg) Female: 51–86 pounds (23–39 kg)
Avg. Weight 62.5 pounds (29.5 kg) Male: 93.5 pounds (42.5 kg), Female: 74 pounds (33.5 kg) Male: 79.5 pounds (36 kg) Female: 68.5 pounds (31 kg)
Height 16-20 inches (41-51 cm) Male: 24-27 inches (64-68 cm), Female: 23-25 inches (60-64 cm) Male: 21–24 inches (54–60 cm), Female: 20–23 inches (50–58 cm)
Avg. Height 18 inches (46 cm) Male: 25.5 inches (66 cm), Female: 24 inches (62 cm) Male: 22.5 inches (57 cm), Female: 21.5 inches (54 cm)

Hair & Care - Bullboxer Pit vs Argentine Dogo vs Brazilian Dogo

Coat Short Fine Dense
Shiny
Hard
Colors Tan
Brown
Yellow
Black
White Any color
Grooming
Easy to groom: The Bullboxer Pit doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Easy to groom: The Argentine Dogo doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Effortless: The Brazilian Dogo requires minimal grooming.
Shedding Level
Bullboxer Pits shed above average.
Argentine Dogos shed moderately.
Brazilian Dogos shed none to minimal.

Characteristics - Bullboxer Pit vs Argentine Dogo vs Brazilian Dogo

Temperament Powerful
Faithful
Energetic
Loyal
Guarding
Active
Sociable
Loyal
Protective
Tolerant
Loving
Affectionate
Loyal
Energetic
Intelligent Rank
Smart: Bullboxer Pit's has great intelligence.
Smart: Argentine Dogo's has great intelligence.
Average: Brazilian Dogo's has average obedience intelligence.
Trainability
Bullboxer Pits are easy to train.
Argentine Dogos are quite easy to train.
Brazilian Dogos aren't famous for their trainability.
Playfulness
The Bullboxer Pit is a playful breed.
Argentine Dogos, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Brazilian Dogos are not the most playful dog breed.
Sensitivity Level
Bullboxer Pits have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Argentine Dogos have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Brazilian Dogos have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Affection Level
Bullboxer Pits are highly affectionate dogs.
Argentine Dogos are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Brazilian Dogos are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Bullboxer Pits are a social breed.
Argentine Dogos need for social interaction is average.
Brazilian Dogos need a lot of social interaction.
Barking
Average to high: The Bullboxer Pit is a vocal breed.
Low to Average: The Argentine Dogo rarely barks.
Low to Average: The Brazilian Dogo rarely barks.
Watchdog Ability
Bullboxer Pits are good watchdogs.
Argentine Dogos are one of the best watchdogs.
Brazilian Dogos are one of the best watchdogs.
Territorial
Bullboxer Pits are extremely protective guard dogs.
Argentine Dogos are extremely protective guard dogs.
Brazilian Dogos are extremely protective guard dogs.
Biting Potential Low
The Bullboxer Pit has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Argentine Dogo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Brazilian Dogo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Bullboxer Pits have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Argentine Dogos have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Brazilian Dogos have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Bullboxer Pits have average wanderlust potential.
Wanderlust potential of the Argentine Dogo is strong enough to escape from home.
Wanderlust potential of the Brazilian Dogo is strong enough to escape from home.
Prey Drive
Bullboxer Pits have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Argentine Dogos have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Brazilian Dogos 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.
Apartment Friendly
Bullboxer Pits are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Argentine Dogos are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Brazilian Dogos are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
Adaptability
Bullboxer Pits don't adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Argentine Dogos adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Brazilian Dogos adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Bullboxer Pits 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.
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Brazilian Dogos tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Fighting Dog Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With - Bullboxer Pit vs Argentine Dogo vs Brazilian Dogo

Stranger Friendly
Bullboxer Pits are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Argentine Dogos are not stranger friendly dogs.
Brazilian Dogos are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly
Bullboxer Pits are kid-friendly dogs.
Argentine Dogos are average friendly dogs towards children.
Brazilian Dogos are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
Bullboxer Pits are not cat-friendly dogs.
Argentine Dogos are not cat-friendly dogs.
Brazilian Dogos are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Bullboxer Pits are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Argentine Dogos are not dog-friendly.
Brazilian Dogos are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
Bullboxer Pit is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Argentine Dogo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Brazilian Dogo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Bullboxer Pits are usually recommended for elderly people.
Argentine Dogos are commonly okay with elderly people.
Brazilian Dogos are commonly okay with elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Bullboxer Pits do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Argentine Dogos do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Brazilian Dogos usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners No
Bullboxer Pits are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Yes
Argentine Dogos are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
No
Brazilian Dogos 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 Yes
Bullboxer Pit breed usually likes being on a boat.
Not really
Argentine Dogo breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Brazilian Dogo breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really
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.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Health Factors - Bullboxer Pit vs Argentine Dogo vs Brazilian Dogo

Health Issues
Bullboxer Pits are commonly healthy dogs.
Argentine Dogos tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
Brazilian Dogos are commonly healthy dogs.
Health Problems Obesity
Cardiomyopathy
Hip Dysplasia
Demodectic Mange
Allergies
Cancer
Deafness
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
No set
Life Expectancy 10-14 years 10-12 years 13-14 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Bullboxer Pits are high energy dogs.
Argentine Dogos have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Brazilian Dogos have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Exercise Need
Bullboxer Pits need a lot of exercises.
Argentine Dogos need quite a lot of exercise.
Brazilian Dogos need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Bullboxer Pits don't need too much sleep.
Argentine Dogos are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Brazilian Dogos are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Avg. daily food consumption 5 to 6 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 6 to 8 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 5 to 6 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Average to High.
Low to Average.
Average to High.
Weather & Climate Prefers average to warm weather conditions Prefers average to warm weather conditions Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Stinkiness Low
The Bullboxer Pit has a low chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Argentine Dogo has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Brazilian Dogo has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Bullboxer Pit 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 Argentine Dogo is an average drooler.
The Brazilian Dogo is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Reproducibility - Bullboxer Pit vs Argentine Dogo vs Brazilian Dogo

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 5-9 puppies 4-8 puppies 1-10 puppies, average 5

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