|Personality and Temperament of the French Mastiff|
The Personality and Temperament of the French Mastiff, despite its huge and powerful appearance, is actually very laid-back, placid and even-tempered. This is a very large breed of dog that is courageous and almost fearless, so although it has a gentle nature, it should still be obedience trained from a very young age as it is vital that this large dog is able to socialize well and form good relationships with people and other animals. Owners should be experienced with handling large dogs and should be capable of handling the Dogue de Bordeaux in a confident and firm manner. This is an extremely faithful and loyal breed of puppy and dog that shows love and affection towards their owners and families. They have naturally good guarding skills; they are aware of their surroundings, observant and powerful, and have watchful personalities which make them excellent guard dogs.