After the passing of Angus, our loving south African mastiff, our house was so empty without a dog, but we didn’t rush into getting another one- as we wanted the right one.
This wasn’t easy at all, we wanted another mastiff, as we fell in love with this breed- Angus would have protected us with his life and no one could get into our garden when he was out there.
Boerboels are intimidating but discerning guardians of home and family who learned their trade while protecting remote South African homesteads from ferocious predators.
But as their guard dog role suggests, Boerboels are fiercely protective when they suspect a threat to their home or people.
They require consistent training and socialization from an early age so they are manageable and well mannered.
Anyway, Angus was no longer with us in the garden, but he is still in our hearts.
As I said, we looked and looked, but couldn’t find another mastiff, and one Sunday morning, we saw on the internet – Old english bulldogs for sale.