The docking of tails and cropping of ears are all but extinct in certain parts of Europe. Are U.S. breeders feeling the pinch?
Dr. Raul Zeballos, a fancier of 60 years, lauds the "King of the Pampas" ... and tells how he acquired his Dogo Argentinos, the first in North America, from the creator of the breed.
The Dogo Argentino emerged from the ashes of a native fighting dog to become a world-class hunter of big game.
A head study of Ch. Snowy Mountain Chakotay at Iron Hills. Note the beautiful nose and lip pigment, as well as the absence of eye-rim pigment. While very desirable, pigmented eye rims are not a requirement of any Dogo standard.
Dogo breeders strive to accomplish what Mother Nature has created in the polar bear — a black-skinned animal with a full white coat.
Breeder-judge Massimo Inzoli of Italy offers a primer on judging this striking white Molosser, seen through the prism of the FCI standard for the breed.
Artist Monika Paruzel of Poland loves painting dogs. But the Dogo Argentino has a special place in her heart ... and on her easel.
Morocho the Dogo Argentino saved two girls from the jaws of a puma (below.)
Everyone loves a happy ending. And that’s what Morocho the Dogo Argentino provided in 2008, when he saved two young girls from a grisly end.