A parade of Dogues de Bordeaux arrive at Crufts. They are not likely to live too much longer.
Some numbers from the UK Kennel Club Breed Health survey of (N = 71 dogs) gives a glimpse of the extent of the health problems associated with this breed:
- The average Dogue de Bordeaux is dead from disease or veterinary intervention at the age of 3 years 10 months.
- The median age at diagnosis for all Dogue de Bordeaux disease occurrences was just 1 year and 10 months.