Dogo Argentino adult black and white

Dogo Argentino

Dogo Argentinos are happy, open and friendly dogs that seldom bark, perhaps because they realise their imposing stature achieves the required effect without the effort.

About the Dogo Argentino

Dogo Argentinos are compact, muscular dogs with long legs. They are intelligent animals with quick reactions, although their gait is calm but firm and expressive.

These loyal, affectionate dogs are coloured a remarkable white. All told, this breed possesses the physical prowess of a natural athlete. In tropical climates, the coat is thin and sparse, revealing pigmented areas. In cold climates, the hair is thicker and denser, and there may be an undercoat.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

FCI Group 2, AKC Miscellaneous Class
Size category
Avg life expectancy
10–12 years

Agile / Gentle / Friendly / Quiet / Resilient / Confident / Loving

Key facts

  • Requires outdoor space
  • Needs little training
  • Makes a great family dog

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