The Dogo Argentino breed originated in Argentina from ourcrosses of local Cordoba breed.
The Dogo Argentino has a large, muscular frame covered in a sleek, white coat. Its large, convex head has a black nose, strong jaws and ears that are set high. The Dogo has widely set eyes with an unwavering, intelligent expression. It has a thick neck, strong chest and long tail. Overall the Dogo Argentino look combines power and grace.
A healthy Dogo Argentino can live as long as 12 years.
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