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Wednesday, January 09, 2013

What is a Boerboel?

While reading about Jacob Zuma's comments that Dog-ownership was UnAfrican, I came across the name of Boerboel. So naturally I began my research and discovered it's a South African Mastiff and Boerboel means Farmer's Dog. They were originally bred by farmers to guard the homestead and are now exported around the World as their reputation for fierce and loyal protection has spread. Here's the wiki page for the big guys.

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