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Old 06-27-2008, 06:27 PM   #1
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Turner and Hooch

The comedy Channel is showing this great movie on 8AM Saturday morning.

It stars Tom Hanks (Turner) and Beasley the Dogue de Bordeaux (Hooch). This movie is the reason we have our second Dogue de Bordeaux pack mate.

Dog lovers will enjoy this movie. Kids love it.
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Old 06-27-2008, 07:26 PM   #2
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Now there's a dawg that am a dog. Big, jowley, slobbery dawg. How did such a manly breed ever get such a sisified name anyway? Brings back memories of my first dog, and best friend, Duke when I was 7 years old. Never had an uglier smellier canine, or more loved. I was ready to fight anyone called Duke ugly.
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Several times we have had people tell us that our Dogue is the ugliest dog they have ever seen. This is always spoken with an ear to ear grin making it clear no harm is intended.

As to the name of the breed. It is a French breed. "Dogue" is French for mastiff. So the name means 'Mastiff from Bordeaux'. Bordeaux is, as I'm sure you know, a region in France.

"The Dogue de Bordeaux was known in France as early as the fourteenth century particularly in southern France in the region around Bordeaux. Hence, the city lent its name to these large dogs."
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"The history of the breed is believed to predate the Bullmastiff and the Bulldog. It is said that the Dogue can be found in the background of the Bullmastiff, and others claim that the Dogue and Mastiff breeds were both being accomplished at the same time. Another theory is the Dogue de Bordeaux originates from the Tibetan Mastiff and it is also said that the Dogue is related to the Greco Roman molossoids used for war, as there was a breed similar to the Dogue de Bordeaux in Rome at the time of Julius Caesar's reign, possibly a cousin of the Neapolitan Mastiff. Others suggest that the Dogue de Bordeaux is a descendent of a breed which existed in ancient France, the Dogues de Bordeaux of Aquitaine. Which ever theory is true, it is obvious that the Dogue de Bordeaux shares the same common links as all modern molossers."

Dogue de Bordeaux - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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