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Dogo Argentino and Argentine Dogo is Your definitive Dogo Argentino source! The Dogo Argentino, sometimes called the Argentine Dogo is an incredible & powerful breed. From Dogo Argentino Puppies & how to find the best Dogo Argentino for Sale, bringing your Dogo home, the Adult Dogo- the author is a true Dogo Argentino lover who covers it all!Dogo Argentino and Argentine Dogo is everything you need to know about the Dogo Argentino from finding Dogo Argentino Puppies, how to find the best Dogo Argentino for Sale, and throughout the Dogo Argentino adolescence and into Dogo Argentino adulthood. Sometimes called the Argentine Dogo, Dog Argentino, Dog Argentinian, or the Argentinian Mastiff - the Dogo Argentino is an incredibly rich breed!The author is a Dogo Argentino lover who covers everything you need to know: Should you get one Dogo Argentino or two Dogos Argentinos? The Dogo Argentino Temperament and how to master it completely. Argentino Cachorro Care, and how to keep them the healthiest possible. Dogo Argentino Breeders- how to pick the best and avoid the worst! Dogo Argentino Breed History and how it created the Dogo of today. Dogo Argentino Rescue and Dogo Argentino Adoption. Dogo Argentino common mistakes - and how to avoid them! Another informative and entertaining title from passionate dog owner & Dogo Argentino lover Michael Morris. Michael enjoys advising on all aspects of Dogo Argentino care from Dogo Argentino Grooming, Dogo Argentino Health, and all types of Dogo Argentino Training. The Dogo Argentino is a loyal companion and the techniques within teach you how to get the best out of your Dogo Argentino. Whether you are considering a Dogo Argentino for the first time, or you're a seasoned Dogo Argentino owner, the tricks and tips within this guide will prove essential. This book is a must-have guide for anyone really passionate about the Dogo Argentino. Whether it's Dogo Argentino Puppies, the Argentino Dogo Temperament, how to find a Dogo Argentino for Sale (that's worth buying). The author lays out everything you need to know about the Dogo Argentino. The book is written in an easy to read and understandable style. In a straight forward, no nonsense fashion, Michael Morris covers all aspects of deciding on, adopting or buying a Dogo Argentino and ensuring you raise and experience a healthy and happy Dogo Argentino throughout its life! Dogo Argentino and Argentine Dogo is Your definitive Dogo Argentino source - The Dogo Argentino, sometimes called the Argentine Dogo is an incredible & powerful breed. From Dogo Argentino Puppies & how to find the best Dogo Argentino for Sale, bringing your Dogo home, the Adult Dogo- the author is a true Dogo Argentino lover who covers it all!

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Includes Dogo Argentino, Dogo Argentino Puppies, Argentine Dogo, Argentinian Mastiff, Dogo Dog Care, Dogo Breeders, And More!

by Michael Morris

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Sometimes in life, we speak of rare breeds. Those are the rare instances when something truly extraordinary catches our eye. The first time I laid eyes on a Dogo Argentino, I had one of those moments. A truly majestic animal, with a noble spirit, the Dogo Argentino has many commendable attributes that gain many admirers.

But as noble and rare as this breed is, it doesn’t come without its complications. And even if you are an experienced dog owner, you may need some guidance. That’s what this book is all about, taking you through every important aspect of what it means to enter into a relationship with one of these lovely dogs.

In this book, you will learn more about

General history and background of the Dogo Argentino.

Where to get a Dogo Argentino – and where NOT to.

Housebreaking your Dogo Argentino.

Dogo Argentino health and maintenance.

Dogo Argentino obedience Training.

And much, much more!





Table of Contents


Introduction- What the Heck Is A Dogo Argentino?

That’s a Good Question! Read More to Find Out!

Chapter 1-The Argentine Dogo, A Very Unique Personality.

Get Acquainted with Your Dogo

Structure and Order

Early and Often Boundary Setting is Key

The Dogo as a Family Friendly Companion

Chapter 2-Dogo Argentino Puppies! How Much Is That Dogo Argentino In The Window?

Dogo Argentino for Sale!

Countries Which Restrict or Ban the Dogo Argentino

Quarantine Laws

Time Investment?

Where can you Find a Dogo Argentino?

Health Issues with Some Dogo Puppies or Adults

Why I Don’t Recommend Pet Stores For Finding Your Dogo Puppy

Chapter 3-Dogo Argentino House Training

Establishing a Solid Routine

Mastering your Argentinian Mastiff with Positive Reinforcement

Alternative Potty Reinforcement for your Argentine Mastiff

Further House Training Tips for Your Dogo

Chapter 4-The Dogo Diet

Dogo Argentino Breeders to the Feeders. What should I feed my Dogo Argentino?

Special Additions to the Dogo Argentino Diet

The Great Dogo Diet Debate. Wet or Dry Dogfood?

Transitioning Your Meal Plans Over Time

Chapter 5-Tempering Your Dogo Argentino’s Temperament! Teach That Dogo Obedience

Your Dogo Argentino Needs Positive Reinforcement to Thrive

The Rosetta Stone: Teaching Your Dogo to Sit!

Teaching Your Dogo Argentino Cachorro “Down” And Putting an end to Separation Anxiety

Diffusing Bad Argentina Dogo Bark!

Teaching Your Dogo Argentino to “Heel” and Walk in Obedience!

Chapter 6-How To Keep Your Dogo Healthy

From “Dogo Argentino For Sale” to First Checkup

Establishing Routine with your Argentinian Dogo and his Vet Visits.

Your Dogo Argentino Puppy and his Dental Health.

Keeping Your Dogo Trimmed and Groomed

Helping your Dogo Argentino Fight those Pesky Pests!

Basic First Aid For Your Dogo!

Administering Medication

Insuring Your Dogo for Life

Chapter 7-Dogo Argentino Breeders; What To Know And What To Expect.

Finding and Preparing for Your Dogo Dog Breeder

The Breed Standard of the Dogo Argentino

Fact Checking Your Dogos Pedigree

Developing a Lasting Relationship with Your Breeder

Dogo Argentino Rescue: The Breeder Alternative

Chapter 8-Argentina Dog Leisure! This Dogo Dog Breed Likes To Play!

Laying Down the Ground Rules for Playtime with your Dogo Puppies

An Invitation to Play

The Dogo Argentino Hunting Instinct and Play Fighting

Chapter 9- How To Keep That Dogo Argentino Cazando Happy!

The Quick Study; Your Dogos Intelligence.

What it Takes to Keep Your Dogo Argentino Happy.

Correcting Potential Dominance Issues

Dogo Argentino Kennels and Helping Your Dogo Through his Golden Years

Conclusion-Like only the Dogo Knows!

Introduction- What the Heck Is A Dogo Argentino?

That’s a Good Question! Read More to Find Out!


El Dogo Argentino, the Argentino dog, the Argentine Mastiff, or the just plain “bulldog of Argentina”, this Dogo Argentino cachorro goes by many names. But whether you are speaking in English or Spanish, this Dogo Argentino amounts to the same thing, a quality pet that has been bred for success!

And once you get your hands on your very own Dogo Argentino puppy, you will realize just how special this breed really is. So special that it often carries a hefty price tag and a unique range of considerations in care.

But regardless of the price, once you see a Dogo Argentino for sale you can’t resist picking one up! Because this Argentinean dog is a real sweetheart and is so family-friendly, if the methods in the guide are followed … this will be certainly the case.

But, if you ever saw the Dogo Argentino fight, you would realize that this dog was created for much more than cuddling on the couch! Because even though this pooch is mucho people friendly, when push comes to shove they can also be incredibly fierce. They also are extremely loyal. If you ever find yourself in need of some Dogo intervention, due to its tenacity and courage, you won’t have to wait long for your Dogo Argentino to come to the rescue!

This Argentino will be there in a hurry! Because the Dogo breed was designed to have a very particular temperament; one that makes these Dogo puppies ideal for hunting and yet incredibly adept in the human social environment. These prissy perros (dogs) are always a showstopper to behold, but they do require the proper upbringing!

The dog breed, which came to be known as Dogo Argentino, was the brainchild of Dr. Antonio Nores Martinez. In 1928, the good doctor began experimenting with different breeds of Argentine fighting dogs. The region has a long and dynamic history of raising canine fighters that date all the way back to the colonial period.

Dr. Martinez was a surgeon living in Cordoba, Argentina, where the typical “Cordoba Fighting Dog” was already very tough and strong, but tended to be a bit anti-social, not having the charisma and depth of more socialized hunting dogs that can work in a group. The good Doctor loved the fighting spirit of these old fighting dogs of Argentina, but he sought to infuse this fighting spirit with the social skills of other friendlier breeds including a quiet loyalty that made the animal a cooperative companion.

This sought-after socialization was the main impetus to create the Dogo Argentino hunting dog. It was in an effort to breed this anti-social behavior and loner tendencies out of the dog; Antonio began crossbreeding different breeds of Mastiff, English Bulldog and Bull Terrier together.

The end result of all of this experimentation was a much more palatable companion, an animal that stands in stark contrast with the unstoppable belligerence of its original ancestor the Cordoba Fighting Dog. This particular breed was designed to deliver much more than the reckless aggression of its predecessor. In a testament to this carefully engineered species, it’s interesting to note that (partly because of these dangerous traits) the Cordoba Fighting Dog is now extinct, while the Dogo Argentino lives on successfully and is very desired by dog lovers.

Dr. Antonio wanted to create a dog with a unique set of qualities, to do so he experimented with inter-breeding of the following breeds in the 1920s:

The Cordoba Fighting Dog (as already mentioned)

The Bulldog

The Bull Terrier

The Great Pyrenees Mastiff

The Boxer

The Great Dane

The Irish Wolf Hound

Not all the results were favorable. But, after a few years, Dr. Martinez found candidates who met the behavioral qualities he sought after.

The Dogo Argentino (also known as the Argentinian Mastiff) has some truly noble qualities. These dogs are incredibly loyal and protective of their owners, displaying an incredible level of tenacity and courage when it comes to safeguarding people and property. There is no other dog that I would rather have in my corner if someone ever broke into my house.

Although much of the dog’s ferociousness has been tempered, it is still a strong dog that’s quite capable of putting up a fight when it is necessary for them to do so. And, if you are looking for a Dogo Argentino cazando, a dog that can catch vermin, these guys won’t disappoint in that area either.

For its size the Dogo is amazingly light on its feet, as quick as a cat, these dogs can ferret out rats, mice or just about any other nuisance that comes your way. As you can see, Dr. Antonio truly did a truly great service in creating a perfect balance of fighting dog and lovable puppy. Yes, his work has resulted in the Argentine Mastiff which began to rise rapidly in popularity within Argentina and worldwide.




Chapter 1-The Argentine Dogo, A Very Unique Personality.

Get Acquainted with Your Dogo

As mentioned, because of the personality types at play from its originating breeds, the Dogo Argentino temperament is very unique. Everything about this dog is special, and its own unique perspective and attitude are no different. So, prior to committing yourself to your own Dogo Argentino and visiting breeders, you should take the time to get yourself acquainted with exactly what this dog is and what it has to offer.