New Owner FAQs

PLAY BITING/NIPPING

PLAY BITING/NIPPING

YOUR DOGUE DE BORDEAUX & PLAY BITING Did you know that boys between the ages of 5 to 9 are bitten by dogs more than any other group of people? 5 times more, to be exact. Why? Because they're boisterous, aggressive, and seething with energy. In other words, they...

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CHEWING ON STICKS

CHEWING ON STICKS

WHY DOGUES DE BORDEAUX LOVE CHEWING ON STICKS I think every one of us Dogue de Bordeaux owners think it is charming how obsessed and amused our big guys are with something as fundamental as a little piece of wood. I think we have all also wondered "why?". Keeps The...

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PUPPY PROOFING YOUR HOME FOR A DOGUE DE BORDEAUX PUPPY

PUPPY PROOFING YOUR HOME FOR A DOGUE DE BORDEAUX PUPPY

When it comes to the care of your new addition nothing could be more important than keeping the little rascal safe. Puppy proofing your home for a Dogue de Bordeaux puppy is crucial. Complete this task BEFORE the baby walks through the door. It seems as if it is in...

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SHOULD I GET LITTERMATES?

SHOULD I GET LITTERMATES?

To date, I have only ever placed one set of littermates with the same family. Not because it's impossible to successfully raise littermates together, but because most responsible dog families are realistic with themselves about how much time, effort, and patience they...

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WHY DOES MY DOGUE DE BORDEAUX RUN AROUND AFTER BATHS?

WHY DOES MY DOGUE DE BORDEAUX RUN AROUND AFTER BATHS?

Most Dogues de Bordeaux LOVE the water. They love swimming. They love to get wet. They love dunking their heads under water. Still, whether your Dogue de Bordeaux is crazy for water, or not so much, bath time is a whole other ball game. Wash days are quite an...

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WHY MY DOGUE DE BORDEAUX LAYS ON HIS BACK

WHY MY DOGUE DE BORDEAUX LAYS ON HIS BACK

The belly is their softest, most vulnerable part. Dogs are naturally inclined to keep it protected and out of sight. So the mystery seems to be why my Dogue de Bordeaux lays on his back from time to time? Doesn't that go against nature? Let's find out. Feels Safe...

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SAFE TOYS FOR A DOGUE DE BORDEAUX

SAFE TOYS FOR A DOGUE DE BORDEAUX

Safe toys for a Dogue de Bordeaux are essentials just like food and water are essentials. Your puppy must have an outlet for his natural chewing urges. But not just any toy will do. Oh no. Your Dogue de Bordeaux is a STRONG chewer, even at 4 months old. Assume that he...

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DOGUE DE BORDEAUX PUPPY EXERCISE GUIDELINES

DOGUE DE BORDEAUX PUPPY EXERCISE GUIDELINES

In addition to proper nutrition, carefully monitoring your Dogue de Bordeaux puppy's exercise and physical activity is one of the most important things you, the puppy parent, can do to prevent orthopedic issues from developing. Remember, puppies are NOT born with hip...

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DOGUE DE BORDEAUX PUPPY SUPPLIES

DOGUE DE BORDEAUX PUPPY SUPPLIES

You will need plenty of supplies to keep your new Dogue de Bordeaux puppy healthy, safe and content. Many of which will continue to be required as your puppy grows into adulthood. PUPPY KIT You will receive a starter pack from us that includes: Collar.Baby blanket....

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MY DOGUE DE BORDEAUX PUPPY HAS DIARRHEA

MY DOGUE DE BORDEAUX PUPPY HAS DIARRHEA

  Dogue de Bordeaux puppy diarrhea more often than not, looks worse than it actually is. Regardless, it can be alarming for owners to see their new baby in such a messy predicament. Tummy upsets are common in the breed for puppies and adults so expect...

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DOG PARKS – YAE OR NAY?

Let's dive right in to this topic. I am not an advocate for dog parks. I discourage my puppy buyers from taking their Dogue de Bordeaux to dog parks-especially puppies, but adults as well. In this article I would like to discuss why, in my opinion, the so-call...

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WHAT TO FEED MY DOGUE DE BORDEAUX PUPPY?

When you acquire a giant breed, like the Dogue de Bordeaux, you do so because you are in love with BIG dogs. Therefore, you want the puppy you purchase to grow up to be a big, massive dog. Unfortunately, too many are under the assumption that the more you feed your...

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WHEN YOUR PUPPY SWALLOWS SOMETHING HE SHOULDN’T

WHEN YOUR PUPPY SWALLOWS SOMETHING HE SHOULDN’T

As pet parents, we all tend to overreact over such things from time to time. As soon as we find out Hooch swallowed that little piece of plastic broken off of Timmy's fisher price toy, we are frantically loading the dog up in the...

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Roux Newsletter

AVAILABLE PUPPIES

We have been blessed with another gorgeous litter. I’m excited to announce that we have male puppies available. Ready to go home August, 2021. Please submit a Puppy Application if you are seriously interested in becoming the proud owner of a Premiere Bordeaux.