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Broholmer Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Broholmer so you can get to know the breed more.

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Broholmer
OriginDenmark
Other Names
What other names does the Broholmer have? The dog breed also known as...
Danish Broholmer Danish Mastiff
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Purebred
AKC Group
Is Broholmer recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Broholmer recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Molossian type section.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Broholmer breed?
Dog Registry of America Inc.Federation Cynologique InternationaleAmerican Canine Association, Inc.United Kennel Club
Price
How much does the Broholmer puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Broholmer price:
$1300-$1500
If you choose to purchase the Broholmer, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Broholmer for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Broholmer gets to a happy place.

Broholmer General Appearance

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Broholmer size:
LargeGiant
Weight
How much does the Broholmer weigh? Broholmer weight:
Male: 110-150 pounds (50-68 kg), Female: 90-130 pounds (40-58 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Broholmer? Broholmer average weight:
Male: 130 pounds (59 kg), Female: 110 pounds (49 kg)
Height
How tall is the Broholmer? Broholmer height:
Male: 29.5 inches (75 cm) Female: 27.5 inches (70 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Broholmer average height:
Male: 29.5 inches (75 cm) Female: 27.5 inches (70 cm)

Broholmer Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Broholmer have? What does this canine coat look like?
RoughSmooth
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Broholmer's coat?
YellowGoldenRed
Grooming
How to groom the Broholmer and how often?
Easy to groom: The Broholmer doesn't require a lot of grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary. Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections. Broholmer is a good choice if you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of a high maintenance dog. Recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Broholmer dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Danish Broholmer Danish Mastiff? Broholmer shedding level:
Broholmers shed moderately. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. Regular brushing reduces the amount of hair that sheds. It mostly depends on their health status and breed type.

Broholmer Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Broholmer have? What characteristics does the breed have?
CalmFriendlyProtectiveConfident
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Broholmer? Are they intelligent?
Smart: Broholmer's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.
Trainability
Are Broholmer dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Broholmers are quite easy to train. Sometimes they can be challenging, but if you're consistent in teaching new commands they will obey for sure.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
Broholmers, like any other dog breed, like playing. Sometimes they bark as excitement for playing, but they are not the most playful dog breed.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Broholmer sensitivity:
Broholmers have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed. Sometimes it's okay to change the daily routine, have guests and listen to loud music. Some dogs handle moderate punishment very well, while others crumble apart at a dirty look. This breed is not affected emotionally for moderate punishment.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they?
Broholmers are highly affectionate dogs. They like being involved in the family's life. This breed isn't considered as an aloof dog.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Danish Broholmer Danish Mastiff need? Broholmer social needs:
Broholmers need for social interaction is average. This breed likes being around people or other animals, but they don't mind being left alone for a few hours either.
Barking
Do Broholmer dogs bark a lot? Why does my Danish Broholmer Danish Mastiff bark?
Average to high: The Broholmer is a vocal breed. Not the best choice if you prefer a quiet breed. They often bark loudly and howl sometimes. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and same barks could have a different meaning. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Broholmer good as a watchdog?
Broholmers are one of the best watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're very consistent in their effort. The best vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're very territorial and protective about their property, so the Broholmer dogs will alert you if they sense something different.
Territorial
Do Broholmer dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Broholmers are extremely protective guard dogs. This breed doesn't hesitate to protect their territory so the Broholmer can be a good choice if you want an excellent guard dog. Keep calm and the Broholmer will take care of unwanted people or animals.
Biting Potential
Do Broholmer bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Danish Broholmer Danish Mastiff? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Broholmer? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Broholmer has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Broholmer do?
Broholmers have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Broholmers need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Broholmer to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Broholmer roam?
Broholmers tend to escape less than other breeds. They have low to average wanderlust potential. Exploring the world is not the best activity they can imagine.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Broholmer have high prey drive?
Broholmers have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Apartment Friendly
Is Broholmer good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Broholmers are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Broholmers adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner. With proper socialization and quality time with the dog can solve this problem.
Fighting Dog
Where Broholmer dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Broholmer Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they friendly with strangers?
Broholmers are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Broholmer dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Broholmer and children:
Broholmers are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Broholmer dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats?
Broholmers are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Broholmer good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Broholmer dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Broholmers are average friendly towards other dogs.
Office Friendly
Are Broholmers good office dogs? Do Broholmers make good office friendly dogs? Can Broholmers be office dogs?
No
Broholmer is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Broholmer dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Danish Broholmer Danish Mastiff temperament with senior people? Are Broholmer dogs good for elderly owners?
Broholmers are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Broholmer dogs get along with other pets? Are Broholmer dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Broholmers usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Broholmer breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
Yes
Broholmers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Broholmer be a service dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Broholmer is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Broholmer be a therapy dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Broholmer is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Broholmer be a 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. Broholmer is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Broholmer be a search and rescue dog?
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. The Broholmer is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Broholmer be a boat dog?
Not really
Broholmer breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Broholmer be a drafting dog?
Yes
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Broholmer breed is a good choice for drafting purposes.

Broholmer Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy breed? Do Broholmer dogs have health problems?
Broholmers are commonly healthy dogs. Vet costs aren't expensive with this breed.
Health Problems
What health problems does the Broholmer breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Broholmer breed? Health risks of Broholmer:
CataractsEctropionElbow DysplasiaEntropionHip DysplasiaProgressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Life Expectancy
How long do Broholmer dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Broholmer be?
10-11 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Broholmer breed hypoallergenic?
No
Broholmers don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Broholmer have?
Broholmers have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Exercise Need
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Broholmer dogs require per day?
Broholmers need quite a lot of exercise. Daily walks should be on schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Broholmers sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Broholmer need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
5 to 6 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Broholmer risk for obesity:
Average to High. If you don't pay attention to the Broholmer's weight, he can easily gain weight. More than one daily walk should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Broholmer's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Broholmer can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Medium
The Broholmer has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency
Does the Broholmer drool?
The Broholmer is a big drooler, so if you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, you should choose a dog from another breed. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool much more than others, just like the Broholmer. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Broholmer Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does this dog pregnant? How long does it take to have puppies?
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Broholmer: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the bitch’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
How often can the Broholmer have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Broholmer have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
4-8 puppies

Broholmer Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Broholmer's has great intelligence.
  • Health Issues: Broholmers are commonly healthy dogs.
  • Grooming: Easy to groom: The Broholmer doesn't require a lot of grooming.
  • Watchdog Ability: Broholmers are one of the best watchdogs.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Broholmers tend to escape less than other breeds.
  • Adaptability: Broholmers adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Broholmers are kid-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Broholmers are usually recommended for elderly people.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Broholmers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
  • Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog: A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Broholmers don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Drooling tendency: The Broholmer is a big drooler, so if you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, you should choose a dog from another breed.
  • Weight Gain Potential: Average to High.
  • Cat Friendly: Broholmers are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
  • Office Friendly: Broholmer is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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